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How many watts is your power supply?

Discussion in 'TPU Frontpage Polls' started by W1zzard, Jul 28, 2011.

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How many watts is your power supply ?

Poll closed Sep 16, 2011.
  1. Below 300 W

    350 vote(s)
    2.8%
  2. 300 W - 450 W

    1,642 vote(s)
    13.0%
  3. 451 W - 650 W

    4,681 vote(s)
    37.1%
  4. 651 W - 850 W

    3,849 vote(s)
    30.5%
  5. 851 W - 1000 W

    986 vote(s)
    7.8%
  6. above 1000 W

    1,116 vote(s)
    8.8%
  1. Lazzer408

    Lazzer408

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    I run a 750w Zalman.

    It's better to buy a quality PSU that's correctly sized for your needs then to buy the biggest thing on the planet and never use it. If you only need 350w (peak) then get a 400w supply. If you need 500w (peak) then get a 600w. Don't buy a 1200w supply and only use 300w because it's much less efficient doing so.

    $.02
     
  2. Tatty_One

    Tatty_One Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Thermaltake Toughpower 750W Modular, over 3 years old and still going strong, best and most reliable PSU I have ever owned.
     
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    Thermaltake Toughpower 850W Modular, about 3 years old, no problems so far.
     
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    I have the same one . Though i bought it recently (4 days ago) from our good friend scaminatrix. :) It is a Brilliant PSU, so far.

    Upgraded from an OCZ StealthStream 500W, that did me well!
     
  5. 1nf3rn0x

    1nf3rn0x

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    How come there is no poll choice for hamster in a wheel?!?!?!??!?!?!?? OMGAWSH
     
  6. Fatal

    Fatal

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    Corsair TX750W
     
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    TTTP 1200 Watt and 1000 Watt back up.:toast:
     
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    t_ski Former Staff

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    I agree. That's why I use the [url="http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculator.jsp]PSU Calculator[/url]. Of course, I use the Pro version since it calculates amps as well as watts, then I buy a PSU based on the amperage rating.
     
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    Riotpump New Member

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    Ultra LSP 750(watts) here. I've had it for about almost 2 years now, and it fits my needs well. I will not have any issue upgrading to a larger GPU in the future.
     
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    Corsair CX600 here, have had it for about a year now needed something cheap though, only got it to power my 6870.
     
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    720WATT:) Enermax Liberty ECO II 720
     
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    I use a Gigabyte Odin GT 800W. I've made a lot of changes on my rig but the PSU still lasts. ;)
     
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    Gigabyte Odin GT 800W.

    I know thats too much for my system. :p
     
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    Antec CP-850 here
     
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    I've been running an XClio 550W Greatpower for the last few years, been waiting for a good deal on a nice 750-850W PSU to upgrade, though it may still be a while since I don't have a whole lot of expendable cash right now.
     
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    430W bequiet Pure Power running right at its limits. Maybe even a bit past (see specs). Still, it's holding up very well.
    I do belive 1kw or 1,2kw are waaay overkill for any system but the most extreme quad-gpu setups. I'd rather get a well-sized quality PSU and spend the money saved on more RAM or a faster-binned CPU.
    Might i add - the bequiet is inaudibel even under full load. No need to oversize for silence.
     
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2011
  18. T3RM1N4L D0GM4

    T3RM1N4L D0GM4

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    OCZ ModXstream 500W here...
     
  19. Yukikaze

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    I answered about my main system, which has a TX750. I have a bunch of other PSUs as well, at least one in each category in the poll except the "above 1000 W" one.
     
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    AX1200.
    Why? Because I can.
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    i have a 750W and a 1000W, not because i need it, but because it means they stay cool and run silently when i load my systems.
     
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    Antec 550w
     
  23. YautjaLord

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    2Yukikaze:

    Long time no see, man; where have you gone?

    Clicked on Hadoop page in your siggy - you are Web developer/designer? I learn it too; Apache - sounds familiar, like end of 90's/beginning of 2000-type of familiar, though forgot what is it. As for bunch of PSUs: you got one spare for me for no fee @ all? :laugh: Sounds like you have your private PC store beside studying, in case & i didn't missed alot. Sameah lir'ot otha, achi. :) Equals to "Glad to see you, bro" in case & everyone asks what this means in Hebrew. :toast:
     
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    Seasonic X 750w x2 best part of my rig.
    Coolermaster eXtremepower+ 550w
     
  25. Yukikaze

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    Oh, I am around, just a bit busy with life. How ya doing bro?

    Hadoop doesn't have anything to do with web development/designing. It is an open source implementation for the Map-Reduce concept.

    And nope, no spare PSUs, they're all working hard :D
     

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