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look at my sig system, then look at this:


Is my 550w fatal1ty gonna blow? i mean, the GTX 470 was OCed to 740 on core, no volt increase.

Phenom II x6 at 1.42v on 4 Ghz.

And it still did not blow up yet.
     
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no, you are fine.

The newegg calc is a total piece of crap, trying to make you spend more money with them.
Edited by reflex99 - 3/28/11 at 2:16pm
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Ignore calculators. Your PSU is fine for one 470.
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^ Pretty much. You're safe.
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Originally Posted by reflex99 View Post
no, you are fine.

The newegg calc is a total piece of crap, trying to make you spend more money with them.
Yeah, you should be fine. In the future use this one: http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
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I'm afraid it's just a matter of time before anything goes horribly wrong... Be safe, don't be sorry
    
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i did that one, and i came out with recommended of 475 watts. Not bad!
     
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by ChronoBodi View Post
look at my sig system, then look at this:


Is my 550w fatal1ty gonna blow? i mean, the GTX 470 was OCed to 740 on core, no volt increase.

Phenom II x6 at 1.42v on 4 Ghz.

And it still did not blow up yet.
Use this one. It's alot more accurate. Or better yet, get a Kill-O-Watt meter and find out what you're really using.
post #9 of 9
Yeah, don't use Newegg's PSU calculator.
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