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PSU Ultra Low Loads

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Bo$$, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. Bo$$

    Bo$$ Lab Extraordinaire

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    I'm going to be using a AMD based 5150 system, I've heard the total system draw will be 40-50w. i'm going to be using a 850w PSU (Cheiftec A-135c 850w). I'm wondering if this will cause some sort of issue with this exceptionally low draw since this psu is around 3-4 years old now...

    Any other options for psu if i need to buy a new one?
  2. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Shouldn't be a problem at all. You're going to have pretty crappy efficiency, but at that low of power draw it isn't really going to make that much of a difference.
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