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i'm looking for a updated power supply calculator?
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http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
It's the only one I know of, not too sure if they updated it recently.
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post #3 of 11
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this is the one i have been looking for thanks a lot
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NewEgg has one also, nothing to take too seriously though.
What do you need to know anyway?
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i am thinking of a new ps, but i haven't decided if i want to get one yet, or if i have the money.
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i just ran the PSU calculator at both sites listed in this topic...

http://extreme.outervision.com/PSUEngine = 533W (about what i thought i needed to be safe)

http://educations.newegg.com/tool/psucalc/index.html = 929W (is someone trying to entice the buyer to buy more than they need?)

I used my system listed below in my stats and fully filled out all the blanks i could on the extreme calculator (but used 4.2 as the overclock). The reason i used it was to see if i maybe had a weak PSU and thats why i had to send it for RMA.(BFG 850W) I say to go witht he extremem calc. The newegg one is just way too high in my opinion. Anyone else think so?
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Originally Posted by phatman81 View Post
i just ran the PSU calculator at both sites listed in this topic...

http://extreme.outervision.com/PSUEngine = 533W (about what i thought i needed to be safe)

http://educations.newegg.com/tool/psucalc/index.html = 929W (is someone trying to entice the buyer to buy more than they need?)

I used my system listed below in my stats and fully filled out all the blanks i could on the extreme calculator (but used 4.2 as the overclock). The reason i used it was to see if i maybe had a weak PSU and thats why i had to send it for RMA.(BFG 850W) I say to go witht he extremem calc. The newegg one is just way too high in my opinion. Anyone else think so?
I dunno I think the newegg one isnt that far off. It says I need 651W for my rig. How many drives do you have though? I only have 1 HDD and 1 DVD-rw drive, Im assuming that once you have several drives you need considerably more power to make sure youre not power starved.
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post #8 of 11
I would trust the extreme outervision one anyday over the newegg one especially since newegg is a huge retail site lol. I use the outervision one.
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I dunno I think the newegg one isnt that far off. It says I need 651W for my rig. How many drives do you have though? I only have 1 HDD and 1 DVD-rw drive, Im assuming that once you have several drives you need considerably more power to make sure youre not power starved.
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Tried the outervision one and it said more than the newegg one. 731w...
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