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can you tell me which part is misleading so that i can fix it redface.gif

Your entire list is inaccurate. We've discussed this before, but since your sole source of information is also misleading, you haven't chosen to correct your original post. Nearly every website that lists PSU recommendations, from GPU manufacturers and vendors such as the source of all of your content to bloggers and PSU sellers. They all overstate the amount of power required to run a computer. This is for two reasons: First, their theoretical 'test systems' don't account for variances in the hardware components that end users actually have.Therefore, they generalize and say that your Athlon II X4 needs as much power as my i7 970 in order to cover themselves. This is simply not true. Second, they attempt to account for the poor practice of overrating PSU by telling you to just buy a bigger one and hope it will work. That is not an acceptable substitute for determining actual power requirements of an individual system and matching it to a PSU that has been tested and verified to have the ability to perform at its rated values.

In addition, your list of 'recommended PSU' is woefully incomplete and in some cases just plain wrong. To wit: the low-end Corsair CX400 and CX430 are garbage, as well as the PC Power & Cooling Silencer 420W and 370W. Yet quality PSU such as the Corsair AX series, several SeaSonic units, and the Rosewill Capstone PSU are all missing.

Considering all of that, the best option is to go to OCN's PSU section and run PSUCalc to determine the actual power requirements for your system. Then, find a PSU on the OCN recommended PSU list and make your purchase accordingly. If you're curious about how much power a system draws in the 'real world,' then have a look at the user submitted values thread. If you think your situation is unique or you've found something that might not be accounted for, make a thread and several knowledgeable and helpful people will be more than happy to assist you with your decision.

But in any case, do not rely on the information in the original post of this thread to determine what PSU your system needs.
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thanx for your feedback i will see what can be done redface.gif i had my xam doing on so could not complete the list i will complete it as my xams get over by next week thanx again
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This thread focus's on TDP(thermal design power) of different gfx chips

In addition to what Kremtok said it should be noted that TDP is not the draw from the PSU.
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it looks good to me as far as i can tell, a nice job tho its not something im knowledgablke about thumb.gif + rep
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these "minimum" numbers are grossly far off.
 
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Guys can you recommend me a better Title m not that good with it rolleyes.gif
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Quote:
This thread focus's on TDP(thermal design power) of different gfx chips
In addition to what Kremtok said it should be noted that TDP is not the draw from the PSU.
buddy you can test each and ever card individually and see i recommend a suitable powersupply or a PSU which is recommended by the Manufacturer,AMD.NVIDIA itself which so that a person can using a 125 watts CPU or a 95watts CPU h can ran their Pc safely with a decent headroom redface.gif
Hope that answered you Question thumb.gif

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put that in simple word buddy i did not get you redface.gif
post #27 of 31
you may already know this about what TDP actually is:
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The thermal design power (TDP), sometimes called thermal design point, refers to the maximum amount of power the cooling system in a computer is required to dissipate.

pretty much a gpu might have a TDP of 125W which is by the cooler manufactures to design a cooling system and does not reflect the actual power consumption..

as to a title
Guide: Recomended Power Consumption of Graphics Cards by the Manufacturers smile.gif

also maybe add a couple of card images from both ati and amd as well as the logos..
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Great i will do that the first thing tomorrow morning its 3.25 am here in India in my bed with my cell writing this post and m dam sleepy tongue.gif
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