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Hi, is there any software that I can use to see how my many watts my psu sucks up, or do I need to get one of those wattage reader thingies which go between the socket and the psu cable.
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post #2 of 8
you need a meter, also if your worried about your PSU wattage, its fine for your rig.
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post #3 of 8
Yep a meter,

Kill-A-Watt $25 (wait for a sale)

Zalman ZM-MFC3 ~$72 Shipped. Probably my next purchase.

Thortech Thunderbolt Plus PSU's They come with awesome ipowermeter.
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post #4 of 8
I have a Kill-a-watt P3 and it tells you how much power is being pulled and the efficiency of the power supply
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post #5 of 8
Yep if you wait the kill-a-watt goes down to around 16 bucks. Just keep checking newegg and amazon.
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post #6 of 8
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Thanks for your suggestions but im in aus, so i use a tech search engine called staticice to find my prices.
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Noctua NT-H1 3X Fractal Silent Series 120mm Fan 2X Cooler Master 120mm Blue LED Fan(Push-Pull) Windows 7 Professional 64 bit 
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Acer 24" V243HL Microsoft Sidewinder X6 Antec High Current Gamer 520W Thermaltake Dokker 
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post #7 of 8
i dont think PCCG sell them, might wanna try ebay
post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by laser23 View Post

Thanks for your suggestions but im in aus, so i use a tech search engine called staticice to find my prices.

Bunnings should have them.
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