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That's why I bought my current PSU tongue.gif I'm just courious if my friend will be able to run single GTX 470 with my old PSU because his old PSU burned in flames today biggrin.gif
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It may not be a sought after brand but if 650W can't run a single 470 throw it in the river.
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post #13 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by GlockZoR IV View Post
SLI? no way, it wont do SLI. Especially, 470's. Those are hungryer than the cast of Pineapple Express.
This was a LOL
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post #14 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by amstech View Post
It may not be a sought after brand but if 650W can't run a single 470 throw it in the river.
Bad for environment, what would Al gore say???
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post #15 of 25
With a +12V capacity of only 410W it sounds more like a 500W than anything that could provide 650W to a modern system. I can't determine any more without getting a closer look at it. Even adding up the +12V, +5V, and +3.3V rails only gets you a total capacity of 560W. 650W is probably a peak rating (ie. it can do that for about 0.5 seconds before either shutting down or catching on fire).
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So it won't handle single GTX 470? Well I have to tell this to him. He must stay strong without his PC for about 2 weeks
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post #17 of 25
emmm.doing a overclocked 470 on a 550 here
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post #18 of 25
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
With a +12V capacity of only 410W it sounds more like a 500W than anything that could provide 650W to a modern system. I can't determine any more without getting a closer look at it. Even adding up the +12V, +5V, and +3.3V rails only gets you a total capacity of 560W. 650W is probably a peak rating (ie. it can do that for about 0.5 seconds before either shutting down or catching on fire).
Wow your good.

They dont call you the psu guru for nothing hey.
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post #19 of 25
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emmm.doing a overclocked 470 on a 550 here
Quality, not quantity.
    
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post #20 of 25
Would you mind opening it up and taking a couple pictures? That could let me tell you far more about this unit's quality and capabilities.


It's not difficult or dangerous to open up a PSU, just turn it off and unplug it, leave it for 30 seconds (though the primary caps should discharge within 3 seconds, can't hurt to be cautious), then undo the 4-6 screws holding it together and separate the housing halves. The fan wire will still be holding them together, that's fine, just lay the halves next to each other. Then take a few pics from different angles.
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