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I have a quick question regarding what minimum wattage PSU I need for a system with the following components (see below). I have used the PSU Calc but it does not have AMD HD7470 so I used 7750 which came up with more than what I have for a PSU (recommended a 375 watt). I am curious as to what others may think the minimum for these specs would be.

Thank you

  • i7 3770
  • 2x Radeon HD7470
  • 1 HDD 7200rpm
  • 2 4gb sticks RAM
  • 1 case fan
  • 1 optical drive DVD RW

HD7470 = 27W (x2) = 54W
i7 3770 = 77W

The rest is trivial.

So total: 131W

If you overclock lets add 50% = 200W.

Add 50W for headroom.

So I would say you could run your rig overclocked on any good PSU 250W+.

Here is a well made Seasonic 300W for $43 shipped.
Edited by kennyparker1337 - 5/2/13 at 8:54am
post #602 of 798
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Originally Posted by kennyparker1337 View Post

HD7470 = 27W (x2) = 54W
i7 3770 = 77W

The rest is trivial.

So total: 131W

If you overclock lets add 50% = 200W.

Add 50W for headroom.

So I would say you could run your rig overclocked on any good PSU 250W+.

Here is a well made Seasonic 300W for $43 shipped.

Perfect, Thank you much. Not overclocking whatsoever as it is for work. This model of PC we are currently purchasing come with one of the 7470's but a co-worker wanted three monitors so I put in a second GPU I had. The stock PSU in these PC's are 250w.

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Perfect, Thank you much. Not overclocking whatsoever as it is for work. This model of PC we are currently purchasing come with one of the 7470's but a co-worker wanted three monitors so I put in a second GPU I had. The stock PSU in these PC's are 250w.

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Can you find out what the +12V capacity is of the stock 250W PSU?

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Can you find out what the +12V capacity is of the stock 250W PSU?

Sure I have one of them right here...17.8A
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Sure I have one of them right here...17.8A

 

That's an odd number, but still: that would be 213.6W. So, I guess it's enough (except, I wouldn't trust a stock PSU with anything).

 

Just to be sure though, is it one +12V rail at 17.8A?

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post #606 of 798
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That's an odd number, but still: that would be 213.6W. So, I guess it's enough (except, I wouldn't trust a stock PSU with anything).

Just to be sure though, is it one +12V rail at 17.8A?

The PSU model number is HU250AD-00 (unsure who original made it, Dell rebranded it), but yes it is a single rail.
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Well, ok. If this label is telling the truth, then its +12V capacity is 213.6W.

 

Regarding finding out more about it based on the model number, I have to leave that up to the experts.

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post #608 of 798
Nice little app, but the installer doesn't add a shortcut to the start menu on Windows 8.
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Any reason why you have this as an installer and not a portable EXE?
post #610 of 798
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The PSU model number is HU250AD-00 (unsure who original made it, Dell rebranded it), but yes it is a single rail.
I know this is a relatively old post, but after a bit of googling it seems to be a rebranded Huntkey HK350-71P. Couldn't find much else about it but apparently efficiency is ~65% at full load, judging by the rail distribution it's also a pretty old design (though it seems like Huntkey and/or Dell adjusted it from a 350 to 250w unit, given the model number of the OEM unit).

For basic office work it should be ok, but you may want to be careful when running software that puts a lot of load on the components. With a low-end unit like that voltage regulation and ripple suppression would probably be extremely poor, so it may even have a notable effect on the other components. I'd personally look into replacing it, especially if you have important data and stuff stored there.
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