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KPO, you say the ea380 has 27 amps. Okay, but 17x2 is 34. How is it 27 amps? is it a watt to amp conversion?
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Originally Posted by Masterchief3k View Post
KPO, you say the ea380 has 27 amps. Okay, but 17x2 is 34. How is it 27 amps? is it a watt to amp conversion?
You don't add the amps to together.
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post #13 of 16
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Originally Posted by Masterchief3k View Post
KPO, you say the ea380 has 27 amps. Okay, but 17x2 is 34. How is it 27 amps? is it a watt to amp conversion?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ShowIm...W+Power+Supply

Look at the picture and divide:
324w maximum wattage on the 12v divided by 12 = 27amps

The EA500 also has two 17a rails but a higher wattage rating = 34amps
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so dual rails is actually a lie? dual rails isn't as good anyway so that's a good thing. hm, never knew you divide the total by 12.
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I immediately thought bull**** when I saw quad, 8 gigs, and CF.

Considering a 2900XT needs (2)6-Pin connectors, and the 380w has (1)PCI-E connector. That means he would have to use (3) dual molexs to PCI-E connector, he would no longer have any molex connectors and having 4 hard drives he would no longer have any sata connectors(4 max). So how we he have a DVD Burner? lol, Not that just because he ran out of connectors I meant its impossible. It just obviously has no chance of running that type of system.
-COUGH- Y splitters -COUGH-

Anyhow, the review is BS, probably some pubescent little kid trying to get attention by posting what he thinks is the "Best" system. The 380W is a solid PSU and should do well providing you aren't getting anything real power hungry.
    
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LOL BS REVIEW

The earthwatts is a good quality PSU but there's no way it has the capacity for such a system
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