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is worth paying extra to have the dual 12v rails? i wont be overclocking at all.
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post #2 of 12
If your not overclocking, or upgrading you computer. then a single 12volt rail will be fine.
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i am upgrading my current pc. i am getting a new video card either a 6800 or x850 .
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post #4 of 12
depends what the amps are on ur single 12 volt rail... i'm glad mine is high ^^
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18 amps on teh antec trupower 480w which wat im thinking of getting.
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post #6 of 12
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18 amps on teh antec trupower 480w which wat im thinking of getting.
The minimum amperage if you are thinking of upgrading should be about 26A on the +12v rail.
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post #7 of 12
Nah, I would say at least 30A on a single rail or 30A split between 2 rails (18A and 12A for example). He might want to upgrade to SLI or CrossFire in the future.
post #8 of 12
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i wont b upgradin this pc to sli or crossfire but i will be getting one of those two cards. so what would be a good psu that has 30 a on a single rail or would the antec truepower 2.0 (dual rail 18a) be good enough?
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post #9 of 12
If you are going Cross-Fire or SLI I would get the OCZ PowerStream 600W with dual 12V rails. Even if you do not go Cross-Fire or SLI now it is good to get a PSU that you know gives you the option, so when you do go Cross-Fire or SLI you do not have to buy a new PSU.
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post #10 of 12
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i wont b goin sli or crossfire ever on this rig its just a psu to support a card like 6800 ultra or x850 xt etc. i think i will go wit hthe true power 2 480w. thx guys.
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