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post #11 of 19
Definately not, you will get some percentage of them. My mushkin has 580W and 4x 20A rails, but I only get 38A on the combining.
post #12 of 19
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Originally Posted by amdcpu4life View Post
i posted this because when i play cod4 on all high settings with a resolution of 1280x1024 it ran fine with the 350 watt , but when i put all the textures to "extra" in the settings the screen would go blank and the sound would freeze then it would blue screen and restart , i thought that it was because the "extra" detail required more power from the psu that i just didnt have.
I'd say you're pushing it with that graphics card, and that could be what's happening - that card, along with two hard drives, probably suck a lot of power. I originally bought a Thermaltake 430W, but then I bought my Radeon 3870 and figured I'd better upgrade (that's why I added a secondary PSU for my fans).

I ended up getting a Corsair 520HX (modular, for easy cable management). I haven't gotten time to install it yet though
    
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post #14 of 19
Dude, you're running a 9600GT on a Dynex PSU? Do you have a deathwish or something?

Get at least a FSP 400W PSU. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104953
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Just played cod4 again with everything maxed and maxed resolution. No problems with this new psu.
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post #16 of 19
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Wow every one is saying dynex is cheap
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post #17 of 19
Dynex IS cheap.

Non PFC. Barely 75% efficient. Rated at peak and not continuous. Rated at 25°C.... and 80% margins in Best Buy's pocket.
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Dynex IS cheap.

Non PFC. Barely 75% efficient. Rated at peak and not continuous. Rated at 25°C.... and 80% margins in Best Buy's pocket.
25°C.... are you serious?
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post #19 of 19
Yep. Actually A LOT of PSU's are rated at 25°C.
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