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So I had a 12V 18A PSU working with my video card just fine but the video card's box says "Minimun 30A on 12v rail" so I went and grabbed my brother's PSU which it is 12V1 16A 12V2 18A and ran some tests, but the results were the same as I used to get with the 18A PSU.. So is there really a difference between these 2 PSUS? Because, I couldn't find any. Now I'm scared to get a new PSU to only get the same performance, that would be a waste of money IMO.
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Erm.
You won't get extra performance with a PSU.
It gives power.
Not enough - it won't work.
Too much - works the same as anything else.
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over clock the card see if the performance differs
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Erm.
You won't get extra performance with a PSU.
It gives power.
Not enough - it won't work.
Too much - works the same as anything else.
WAY too much - funny smell and/or fire.

Check your 12v rails under full load with a multi-meter.
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