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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Except usually it's not a personal choice, but an uninformed opinion that bigger is better. Usually no "decision" is made, it's simply accepted as true that more watts is safer/better/faster/stronger. Which is why I do what I do.
Yeah I get that... but it appears some of your disciples have uniformly adopted the "bigger is always wrong" mantra


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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
Or if you run one of the distributed computing projects like Folding@Home like I do. That's why I went with a bigger PSU than I actually needed since the system would be running at 100% load 99.9% of the time. Maybe I don't need it, but for the extra $15 I spent I feel more comfortable with the extra 150 watts or so of power. If it wasn't for that I would have gone with a 450-500 watter instead of the 630 that was on sale.
Exactly, you got what was right for your personal needs based on an informed decision stemming from research, consideration & future planning
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