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For now, you're fine. Just ask before you buy another unit so you can get the best value for your money.

As for this guy & F@H; I would suggest just sticking to the GPU portion of F@H for now. You can try GPU & CPU at the same time; though it may shut down on you.


No software is accurate; even if it's telling you the right number. It's about as accurate as a rough guess from the user himself.
Good to know that I will atleast be able to GPU fold, and maybe even CPU and GPU. If I were to try folding on GPU and CPU both at stock clocks does my PSU have the proper protection to not damage my CPU, GPU or motherboard if it can't handle the load? It would shut shut down correct?

When PSU upgrade time comes around again I will certainly ask this forum because I have alot of respect for the PSU experts around here, but there shouldn't be a problem next time because I learned my lesson about under-buying after I wasn't happy with my motherboard choice in my cheap AM3 build last year and I have been trying to overbuy since then. So my next PSU will be something like a 850 watt corsair, seasonic or similar that could handle two power hungry cards in SLI, hence me not being able to afford it right now.
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post #12 of 22
Yeah the PSU features both OCP (Over Current Protection) and OPP (Over Power Protection) along with some other protections; so if you're drawing to much from the unit it will shut down without damaging anything on your rig.
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post #13 of 22
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Cool thanks very much for the info Tator Tot. I will go ahead and try GPU and CPU folding will both at stock clocks once I get it and keep my fingers crossed. If it does shut down though and I have to choose either the CPU or GPU only I should go with the GPU for higher PPD?

I think I have gotten the answers I needed to feel comfortable making the purchase of this GTX570 but any further opinions or advice are still welcome especially regarding safety of Folding on both CPU and GPU or any CPU overclocking headroom I may or may not have. Thank you PSU forum.
Edited by juano - 3/23/11 at 5:56am
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post #14 of 22
Yeah, GPU PPD should be higher though once you get a new unit, if you setup BigAdv folding; then the 2500K should be able to match or exceed the GTX 570.

I'm not completely up on the PPD of either but I know both can spit out massive amounts of it.

We have a folding section you can ask questions on that about. As well as our own team and competitions we run.
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post #15 of 22
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Alrighty, I will go ahead and ask a few questions in the Folding section once I get my card and see what the people there say about making my rig as effective as possible for science. Thanks again.
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post #16 of 22
I wanted to get it but I searched around and it isnt a very good unit.
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Ok well like I said before I already have this PSU the question was can it handle my rig with a Asus Direct CU 570. Would you like to provide more information about whatever your referring to about phaederus?
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Phaedrus2129
http://www.overclock.net/member.php?u=109663
Aka psu god

Maybe/Barely I`m kinda running a similar rig on a 520w seasonic.
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post #19 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by nukefission View Post
I wanted to get it but I searched around and it isnt a very good unit.
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There's nothing wrong with his power supply. Yes it may not be the worlds best but it's not bad.
post #20 of 22
The OCZ Fatal1ty 550w's only real faults is it's low 12v amperage and so-so voltage regulation (1-2% 12v, 2-3% minor rails) but it's a cheap budget unit and not that bad.
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