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post #11 of 16
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Here is the results I got when I measured each combination of hardware whilst folding:

570/670/3770k - 451 watts
570/670 - 397 watts
3770k/670 - 321 watts
3770k/570 - 314 watts
670 - 261 watts
570 - 251 watts
post #12 of 16
3570K (4.2) + 2 660ti (no OC) + monitor + speakers = 400W using killawatt meter (while folding)

450W sounds about right.
post #13 of 16
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Originally Posted by $ilent View Post

Here is the results I got when I measured each combination of hardware whilst folding:

570/670/3770k - 451 watts
570/670 - 397 watts
3770k/670 - 321 watts
3770k/570 - 314 watts
670 - 261 watts
570 - 251 watts

Lol wow, you must have that 670 overclocked pretty high if it's pulling more wattage than the 570!
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post #14 of 16
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its at stock voltage but 1293mhz on core, the 570 is at all stock, the 3770 is at 1.27v.

Also theres a gelid icy vision cooler on the 670, but I guess that wouldnt make only the 670s results go up.
post #15 of 16
At up to 730W our inexpensive P4400 Kill A Watt meters are within 1.5% accuracy of our lab grade ED&D 2105 Digital wattmeter. After that accuracy begins to suffer and worsens on a linear scale. Although P3 International claims an accuracy of .2% we haven't found that in practice and they also don't delineate in their specs at what point the accuracy measurement if valid.
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This just makes me feel very nice.650W will be enough for a while(Seasonic G-650 Gold)
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