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Hi, I used this: http://www.thermaltake.outervision.com/Power

and got 470 W.

As for Newegg... I am from Slovenia and I don't think that would work for me, I will order from a local retailer such as
this: http://www.mimovrste.com/katalog/1055/orderby=priceasc/napajalniki
or this: http://www.funtech.si/si/vsi-oddelki/komp/napajalniki/?sf_price=1&activeSort=sf_price

and I don't really wish to spend more than 100 €.

 

Yeah, 470W is way more than it should calculate. I want to show you how to get a more accurate calculation. Can you show me all of the settings you entered into the calculator?

 

By the way, the one you used is identical to the one that latelesley linked.

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2 cables is an expert in this field Id listen, smile.gif just freindly advice, but yeah a nice PSU makes a world of difference, i recently switched to a seasonic g series 650W gold rated PSU and now my OC is way more stable on both cpu and gpu, just so solid and constant.
TWOCABLES<<< this guys knows what hes saying, i mean we all about being helpful here on ocn.
just as a side note the reason i agree p[ppsu is because sounds like your voltage is unstable ie droops/spikes
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Oh, Funtech looks like a good site. I looked at mimovrste, but I am going with Funtech because I easily found 7 PSUs to recommend:

 

 

The 450W SeaSonic G Series is by far the best PSU in this list because it's a high-end unit and it's also modular. However, you really can't go wrong with any of these for your build the way it is right now. I admit that I don't know yet how the "V2" 450W XFX ProSeries Core Edition compares to the original 450W unit, but it should be pretty good if it's anything like the original! For the original, XFX used the SeaSonic S12II, but I don't know yet what they used for the V2. The 550W I listed isn't a V2, so I know that it's a SeaSonic S12II inside. The 520W Antec High Current Gamer is a SeaSonic S12II as well.

 

To be honest though, I would get the 450W SeaSonic G Series because it's a very nice PSU and it's well worth the money. A PSU is truly an investment.

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post #15 of 30

 

Oh, I overlooked the L8. It's on the Recommended list! I remember one of our true PSU experts saying that it's not a great PSU, but it's still pretty good and it's modular. Although for 10 € more, the 450W SeaSonic G Series can be had.

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post #16 of 30
Yeah, well I was running off the recommended list - and both those sites had loads NOT on the list! I don't think the first site had a decent PSU under 100€. The funtech site seemed better, with a few under 100€. smile.gif

BTW, I noticed a couple of silverstone striders, how would you rate them? That's what my system has - I know they haven't had great reviews, but they seem not bad.
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OK, this is it. ^

However, when I used the capacitor aging field with a 20% value,I got even 559 W (lol?), with 30 % even 600 W (double lol?)
@Jimbags: I am listening, believe me.

BTW, I used to have an ATI 4870X2, that's why I have a 750 W PSU so you won't LOL at the huge overkill tongue.gif
These PSUs all look pretty nice, yep.
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post #18 of 30
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OK, this is it. ^

However, when I used the capacitor aging field with a 20% value,I got even 559 W (lol?), with 30 % even 600 W (double lol?)
@Jimbags: I am listening, believe me.

BTW, I used to have an ATI 4870X2, that's why I have a 750 W PSU so you won't LOL at the huge overkill tongue.gif
These PSUs all look pretty nice, yep.

 

With PSUs like I'm recommending, capacitor aging is barely even a consideration. This calculator would need options for like 1%, 2%, 3%, 4%, 5%, etc. ;)

 

Anyway, here's what I get from this calculator when using it the way I was taught by the experts here on OCN:

 

 

juretrn%20PSU.png

 

The +12V recommendation here is 27.2A, and that's only 326W. The +12V capacity of the 360W SeaSonic G Series is actually 360W which means that you could even get that and still have plenty of power. Its +3.3V capacity is 12A (39.6W), and its +5V capacity is 16A (80W) while the recommendations here are only 5.9A (19.47W), and 8.8A (44W). It's a pretty beefy little PSU. It's going for 68,71 € at Funtech. Of course, this wouldn't leave you room for any kind of a big video card upgrade.

 

Anyway, this is about what should probably be recommended by a PSU calculator because again, capacitor aging isn't much of an issue at all with quality-made PSUs.


Edited by TwoCables - 5/12/13 at 7:42am
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post #19 of 30
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Thanks a lot to both of you, I'll look into 450-500 W PSUs just to be on the safe side.
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Thanks a lot to both of you, I'll look into 450-500 W PSUs just to be on the safe side.

 

I wasn't saying to get a 350-400W PSU: I'm just showing you that a 400-450W PSU is right in the sweet spot for efficiency. The 6 PSUs I listed above are extremely good choices (not because I recommended them, but just because they really are good choices).

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