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Just saw your edit.

This will definitely not affect your performance or reliability, etc. The only reason you would need to fix it would be for convenience.
Kinda what I was thinking. I may just leave it alone, but I am curious as to what my system will draw from the wall.
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@ idle : 330watts
w/out monitors: 211watts.
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After plugging in just my monitor and pc to the Kill-A-Watt meter I ran through 3dMark 11 and took pictures.

This is the Idle usage with LCD


This is during the first part of 3dMark11 under load:



I saw as high as 700 Watts at one point with my sig rig during 3dMark 11.

There you have it. My GPUS are overclocked and my CPU is at stock, but even with a decent OC to my CPU (say 4GHz) I would think a quality 850Watt PSU would be perfectly capable.
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