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Old 05-02-10, 10:03 PM
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Work out your PC power consumption

Check out this website created by Thermaltake. This website will calculate your energy usge from your system.

Supports AMD, Intel, ATI and Nvidia.

Take a look with the link below.

http://www.thermaltake.outervision.com/Power

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My usage is - 652w

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Old 06-02-10, 12:06 AM
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Hmmmm 380w.... but I'm thinking about getting another 4770 and getting new hard drives when I have the money (which might take a while but oh well) so that might increase...
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Old 06-02-10, 12:12 AM
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i got 558w stock and 659w overclocked that cant be right runs perfect on a 530w psu
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Old 06-02-10, 10:00 AM
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I got 307W when my PC is on full load?

E8400 + HD4870 + 1 HDD + 4gb RAM
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Old 06-02-10, 11:32 AM
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This isn't anthing new, seen it years ago. There are many sites but not sure which is the original.

http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp

Current pc: 445w not taking into account gfx oc

Aries: 402w
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Old 06-02-10, 02:29 PM
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Aries as it probably will be = 521W

I added a HDD and 4 USB devices

Also capacitor aging = at 20% which is recommended.

It will probably be more since aries has a mars and not a regular 295 but it gets close
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Old 08-02-10, 07:54 PM
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Those web calculators aren't too accurate most of the time, that one says I should need approximately 510w.

Though I have a meter hooked up to my plug socket that says I'm really only using 182-284w on average; the 100w increase is usually when traffic starts going a bit crazy on my NAS.
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and what does it say when uve got 100% load on your system?
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Old 08-02-10, 08:08 PM
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My computer doesn't seem to want to go over 78% load at the moment, without my NAS on it is fluctuating between 235-247w while compiling. I'd imagine at 100% load it would float somewhere around 290-310w.
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run a stress test program like prime 95, occt, orthos etc that will give you 100% load
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