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I know that the fan in this power supply is supposed to have a bright blue glow, and I noticed that when I turn the computer on, the power supply fan Celebrities are the exception, as long as you respect rule #1. No conditional (I will only giveaway if) giveaways. You would be going with one that's 283 watts (additional 100 watts), but that's not necessarily needed.

Computers & Tablets Reply Topic Options Subscribe to RSS Feed Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic to the Top Bookmark Subscribe Printer Friendly Page « Back Also upgraded the video card from the 9100 that comes with it to a GForce 210 since it only required 300w to run but wish to go higher to a 550.The All these power supplies will be able to handle high end graphic cards such as the Nvidia GTX 680/AMD HD 7970 is you wish to ever do so. Rule #9 Do not mark your post as NSFW or as Spoiler unless it actually is NSFW or a Spoiler.

Nothing is more frustrating than finding out that you have a compatibility issue while you’re in the process of installing new hardware. The second one, a 400 w would connect to the mother board correctly, but would not mount to the case. I didn't understand how or why Software would have any relation to loud noise.

Is there a way to tell how many watts im currently using so I can tell weather or not the current psu can support the graphics card? You might be able torun it with your current setup, and a good quality 450-500w psu would be more than enough assumingyour mobo can accept a 20/24 pin connector as mentioned Video cards are the primary troublemaker. Rules No content behind paywalls.

That's the circumstance I'm kind of faced with. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India SHOP SUPPORT COMMUNITY Register | Sign In | Help English Español Deutsch Русский Portuguese SHOP SUPPORT COMMUNITY Forums So now, the recommended power supply unit should be 305 watts. Once again, as I'm coming to expect as a result of everything I do, no effect whatsoever.

The motherboard appears to be proprietaryand thus requires a different pin config (16 or 12+4) than the PSU's being sold nowadays have which is 24pin or20+4.You can help here by (1st Also upgraded the video card from the 9100 that comes with it to a GForce 210 since it only required 300w to run but wish to go higher to a 550.The Have you run into any other compatibility problems while upgrading?  If so, tell us about it in the comments. If the power supply was rated correctly for 40C or even 50C, then at room temp - during start up - it would actually be more than capable of delivering more

I'm really at a loss... All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. As far as powering on the computer at startup is concerned, it's a little more unclear just exactly how much power my system actually requires. This is an important step.

However, I need help in the mean time choosing a power supply to replace it. Kind of like when you start your car, you need a lot more power to start it than to keep it running. 2. For example, I've got another IDE 7200 RPM hard drive. Spam and Self Promotion: Spam and self promotion are not allowed.

Edited by waldojim42, 16 January 2014 - 08:31 PM. toyftwApr 3, 2015, 6:12 PM Skozlowski said: toyftw said: Skozlowski said: I have a gateway DX4885-UB3A and im tring to upgrade my power source to add a PNY quadro K2200 grapics The estimator is just that. I've gone to my company's tech guys asking for help, but that was three weeks ago.

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You might be able torun it with your current setup, and a good quality 450-500w psu would be more than enough assumingyour mobo can accept a 20/24 pin connector as mentioned

As you mentioned though, it will only supply the power needed, so a larger supply should not cause your electric bill to go up as far as I know. These Watt calcs are often calculating too much, AMD recommends these PSU with 750W so every PSU can run along the 390, even the cheapest chinese ones. If you start it, someone must win it. Rule #5 No referral or affiliate links/codes.

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Nitrozzy7i3 6300, RX 470 4GB, 16GB RAM 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(3 children)Technically you need at least 20A per PCIe connector, which even a 650W PSU can provide. How is it possible? The estimator tool would add 50 watts headroom to this. Already have an account?

An 80+ (plain) Certified PSU offers 82% efficiency at 60% or less maximum output. Read More or a PCI Express video card without an adapter. The series number on the power supply is PDP116P and PN 243890-001 w/replacement PN 244166-001.I have bought 2 power supplies from different sources, but same manufacturer, ANTEC. Started by peterk312 , Jan 14 2014 03:33 PM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply 17 replies to this topic #1 peterk312 peterk312 Members 95

It is highly unlikely that this will ever occur.