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post #201 of (permalink) Old 07-11-2013, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by akromatic View Post

its not a good idea to run a PSU so close to shut down ether, i'd normally like to leave about 20% spare capacity to factor in aging and stress

that depends on the quality of the PSU. but yah. pushing it to shutdown limit is bad biggrin.gif i would say maybe 10% on the "rated" power to account for aging is good enough. 20% is overkill.
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