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Found this PSU calculator

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Krazy Owl, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. Krazy Owl

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    More "complete" in the calculations, but lacking in the parts selections.
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    Fine for older systems I suppose.
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    This is a very nice one but a little bit outdated too (they're working on an updade tough).
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    ^ this
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    It's what I use too. But generally I just go by reviews.
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    its pretty old
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    I tought I tough a PSUy cat! LOL

    Just a caption for your owl. :laugh:
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    Tweetie bird?
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    Like that one too but as Mindweaver mentions below

    Ditto this is the one I have used for ages. Somewhere along the lines they added the "Pro" payed version but I always thought this one was pretty thorough.

    I guess the Thermaltake one would be just as good seeing as it's using the same setup.

    /goes and uses it just for kicks, cuz he can't remember the last time he checked his power usage...
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    Tried eXtreme and it gives me a 283w psu needed but my videocard need at least a 400w psu since it's high-performance AGP.
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    LOL, yeah, one of my neighbor friend gals is obsessed with everything Tweetie Bird. That typo just happened to remind me of her. Granted your owl doesn't look anything like Tweetie though.

    I also found the eXtreme PSU calculator to be a bit too low in the suggested wattage, and it even has a cap aging factor. It also doesn't seem to give recommended amperage. Not the free version anyway.

    I was wondering if it's associated with any of the guys running XtremeSystems forum, because a lot of members over there get by on as low wattage PSUs as they can, despite a lot of them acting like elitists.

    Come to think of it, I've yet to see one PSU calculator that's worth a damn. IMO you're far better off just using a system power requirement chart for specific GPU setups, like this:
    http://forum-en.msi.com/faq/article/power-requirements-for-graphics-cards

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