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I use a Dell Precision 490 workstation at work. It has a Dell-branded power supply with a rated output of 750W and is currently running a Quadro FX 550 GPU. I would like to use my 8800GTX with this system for folding (don't pay the power bill at the office!) but I am unsure if the PSU in this system would be up to the extra load.

I assume that even if the unit only peaks at 750W, it should still be sufficient. Below is a shot of the only stickers on the PSU. Not sure if that will help at all (sorry for poor quality iPhone photo).

DellPSU.jpg

BTW the CPU (Xeon 5050) is already folding SMP 24/7.
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It's plenty.
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Dell rebrand some pretty decent units, delta in the main. They're nowhere near the best, but by no means junk.
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What's the number under the UL (inverted RU) in the top left corner? I can't make it out (Exxxxxx).
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Originally Posted by Shub;12119241 
What's the number under the UL (inverted RU) in the top left corner? I can't make it out (Exxxxxx).

It's H750P-00.

Thanks for the input. I figured Dell may put junk PSUs in their home systems but probably not in business-class workstations...
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Originally Posted by MCBrown.CA;12119340 
It's H750P-00.

Thanks for the input. I figured Dell may put junk PSUs in their home systems but probably not in business-class workstations...

I was able to read that, that's not what I was asking about tongue.gif
Right under the UL logo there's a 7-character code, letter E followed by 6 digits, that's what I can't make out smile.gif
post #7 of 7
It's a solid unit from Delta, uses 2 Primary Caps (105*C NCC's) with 105*C & 85*C; NCC, Teapo, & RubyCon spread out. (The single RubyCon is on the 5VSB output I do believe.)
Overall it's a pretty good design from Delta.

Unfortunately I can't pull up any pics for you; but the Internal Design is similar to the Antec CP850 and I would expect performance to be similar.
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