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Also, if he already has it, and it is just running one graphics card, who really cares?
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post #22 of 37
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Originally Posted by dman811 View Post

Also, if he already has it, and it is just running one graphics card, who really cares?

When he sees his power bill he might care
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I know right.. Every night I go to bed crying knowing I could get at least 4.0GHz..
post #24 of 37
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When he sees his power bill he might care

Having a power supply that is more than you need is not going to result in huge changes in power used. It will be less efficient especially when the computer is idle but then it also wont be using much power.

Also this is an OEM power supply so there is no way you can judge it just based on looks.
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Having a power supply that is more than you need is not going to result in huge changes in power used. It will be less efficient especially when the computer is idle but then it also wont be using much power.

I know it wont be using more power but you are right about that part when run in ilde it is less efficient but its not super efficient to start with

So if he bought a new one and i say IF he buys a new one better suited to his power needs and with better efficiency he sould be able to see it on his power bill at least over time

I know i could when i went from 80 plus to 80 plus gold
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Yes both of them looks cheap but that does not mean they ARE cheap

There is no both of them...its the same thing.
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There is no both of them...its the same thing.

You did not understand any of what i said then
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post #28 of 37
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You did not understand any of what i said then

Your right I didnt, because none of it has made sense up to now.

To akaNaga, judging by what Tooshort and Phaedrus have said regarding your psu I think its decent enough to run that gpu. End of thread before it gets silly.
post #29 of 37
I say just go for it if worried about PSU just get a nice 600w or somthing.
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Your right I didnt, because none of it has made sense up to now.

To akaNaga, judging by what Tooshort and Phaedrus have said regarding your psu I think its decent enough to run that gpu. End of thread before it gets silly.

If only that would really happen.
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