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Dual 12v PSU

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Nemesis881, Jul 8, 2007.

  1. Nemesis881 New Member

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    I know what good amperage would be on a single 12v psu, but I'm a little confused on the dual. Would you add the numbers up on each rail? Also the one I'm looking at has 18A on both rails and it's a 500W. Is that any good?
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    That sounds pretty decent.
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    Depends on the brand/quality, but either way, that one will likely be more than enough for your current hardware.
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    You don't add the amps togeather, they are seperate rails. 18A seems decent, mine is 17A.19A.
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    Well the 300W i have is enough lol...I will be getting a new video card shortly after, just wanna make sure I have enough power for future upgrades.
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    Id go with a single rail solution if possible. If not, perhaps try to get 20A on each rail.

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