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AMD Phenom II 945 BE C3 @ 4Ghz and a HD 6950 at stock? Thanks! Edit: even PSU calc says 502W with all components at 100% load and Cpu at 4.2Ghz and my PSU has 41A on the 12rail
Edited by Antsu - 4/16/11 at 1:53pm
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post #2 of 16
Which 500w are we talking about?
post #3 of 16
yes... but it needs to be a quality psu.... see here:
http://www.overclock.net/power-supplies/183810-faq-recommended-power-supplies.html
sticky at the top of the psu page
post #4 of 16
Let's hear which exact PSU you have.
But assuming it's good quality, if the sticker on your PSU isn't lying about the 41A@12V, then it's perfectly fine.
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Nexus NX-5000 R3
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post #6 of 16
Then it's perfectly fine.
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Originally Posted by Antsu;13152917 
Nexus NX-5000 R3

Not the greatest psu. How long have you had it? over 1-2 years I wouldnt trust it to power the comp.
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post #8 of 16
It's actually quite a decent PSU. Same internals as the Rosewill Green 530, which has been recommended here as a good value PSU for a long time.
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Ah I did not know the Nexus was the same design as the Rosewill Green. I've been dying to see a review of one. I guess looking at HardOCP's review of the Nexus will be the next best thing.
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post #10 of 16
Sorry to be off topic, but does anyone know if the Rosewill uses Teapos as well? I think I've seen them running Teapos in other supplies, but also some pretty yucky caps like Susc'ons on the main filtering circuit.
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