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What do you mean what about them? Is 18A across 4 12V rails sufficient or does each 12V rail need to be 26A?
More than plenty, since a PSU with those specs probably delivers at least 45A or so across those four rails.

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but will it be ok if i use the psu with the 6100 onboard/8400gs?
Yeah, that should be fine. I stuck an 8800GS in a older P4 Dell, and I don't think the Dell PSU is any better
    
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Lol, got nervous there for a sec, have a used GTS g92 coming and totally didn't even think about power requirements, lol.
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You're Strider will be fine
    
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post #14 of 17
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What do you mean what about them? Is 18A across 4 12V rails sufficient or does each 12V rail need to be 26A?
Sorry I didn't mean to sound rude. I just meant what do you want to know about multiple rails.

Anyway, to answer your question, yes if the multiple rails equal 26amps or more (for this particular case) then that is fine.
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Well, if your stuck using it, i would downclock the GTS until your new one arrives... and not play very demanding games
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Well, if your stuck using it, i would downclock the GTS until your new one arrives... and not play very demanding games
will sell the gts to get a 8400GS(this is supposed to be budget)and some spare money.
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post #17 of 17
My personal *guess* is that as long as you have minimal 'other stuff' in your PC (like, only one HD, one optical drive, and preferably not an older quad core) this PSU will work as long as you don't overclock ANYthing.

BTW, this is not necessarily some 'scam' power supply just because the 3.3V and 5V rails are pumped up.

What that means is ... it's OLD.

CPU's used to be powered by the 5V rail (athlon XP's were the last 'popular' proc to come out w/this config) and there was also more 'stuff' that used the 3.3V rail in older rigs.
    
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