Forum discussion tagged with Wattage.
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    [SOLVED] Does my i3 8100 really use equally as much power as an i7 8700 (non k)?

    When I chose the parts for my current PC I kept upgrading in mind, and I've been doing for the past half year. Currently rocking an i3 8100 with a GTX 1660ti and 16 gigs on RAM. (graphics card was later added to the build and my RAM has been upgraded.) Now for my next upgrade I was planning on...
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    [SOLVED] Aerocool Intergrator500W for 15GBP??

    I'm looking for a good cheap psu and found this, Is this power supply legit? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Aerocool-Integrator-500W-80-Power-Supply-PC-PSU-120mm-Fan-6-pin-PCI-E-PFC/333221097119?epid=2254664795&hash=item4d95866e9f:g:W~kAAOSwOn1c782J&frcectupt=true
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    Question is 450w enough for a Rx 580?

    hello i have a psu which is 450w. my rig: i3 8100, 4x2 ddr4 ram. i found a cheap Rx 580 but haven't bought it yet. i was wondering if my psu is gonna be able to handle it? i dont wanna ugrade my psu unless i really need to since i got a tight budget. psu model link...
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    Question 300W PSU for GT 1030 + i3-8100

    I'm wanting to put together a build mainly for watching TV shows and Films, and maybe play some games from a few years ago. I decided on a GT-1030 and an i3-8100. I've looked at a few different peoples calculations for what wattage PSU I should get, as well as just googling for this build, but...
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    Question Stronger adapter than needed for monitor?

    Not sure how to delete this or mark as solved but I figured it out with more research and it looks like I am fine to use the stronger adapter. So I have this HP pavilion 32q monitor from a room mate but after weeks of searching we cant find the power cord anywhere. It is 27 inch, 1440p and...
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    Question How likely is, that a video card doesn't give signal, when the psu is much weaker, than recommended?

    There is a really good deal right now on a used r9 290x Tri-X (it's around 40-50 $). However the seller advertises it as faulty. He tried it with a 400W psu. The PC started up as it should, but no signal. I've read, that the recommended psu for this card is 750 W, but it needs at least like a...
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    Question Will My Corsair TX650M Run AMD Vega cards?

    Hi, I have a Corsair TX650M in my build that I bought recently because my last PSU failed. I saw it had really good ratings and the 650 watts is plenty for my current specs. However, I am thinking of upgrading my RX480 to either a Vega 56 or 64. I'm just wondering if it is wise to attempt to run...
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    Question Power Supply Question/Backup UPC

    So, I'm about to buy a backup battery for my PC, I live in Florida so that means lots of very brief power surges, and I'm scared that my pc will get fried one day. So I have one already, but it's not enough for it to sustain gaming without beeping incessantly. I'm looking to get a 600w APC...
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    [SOLVED] Will a higher Wattage PSU (Modular) Cable work with a lower wattage (Modular) PSU?

    SCENARIO: I buddy got a new GPU that requires 2 PCI-E 8/6 pin connectors but he lost the modular cables, I have a higher wattage PSU of the same brand/80+Rating/Same model I believe. His PSU is an EVGA 750 Watt 80+ Gold where mine is a EVGA 850 Watt 80+ Gold. Wondering if I gave him one of my...
  10. Trigg3rHippie

    Question PSU wattage for SLI

    Hi guys, I'm looking to add another Asus Strix GTX 1070 to my setup: Maximus Hero X 9700K stock 32GB RAM Cooler Master PSU calculator says 609/659W with 2 x GTX1070 (+ every bit included) I've got a Corsair TX 650W. As not everything is running at the same time I think I should be fine. Can...
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    Question Will these new components be compatible?

    I'm wondering if my PSU is good enough to handle the extra wattage of some new components that im planning to buy. I want to buy an i7-8700 and an extra 8GB DDR4 of RAM.. i might need to upgrade the motherboard too since i'm not sure if my current motherboard is able to fit the new processor...
  12. Darkisback

    Question Ryzen 5 2600 or Ryzen 7 1700 for 2666 MHz RAM

    Hello, I want to buy new CPU for gaming. My system is : Ryzen 3 1200 RX 580 Gigabye A320M-DS2 Crucial Ballistix 8 GB DDR4 2666 MHz RAM ( I will update 16 GB ) Should I buy Ryzen 5 2600 or Ryzen 7 1700? Ryzen 7 1700 RAM speed is 2666 MHz Ryzen 5 2600 RAM speed is 2933 MHz I will not change my...
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    Question Does it matter whether i put my graphics card in the first or second pcie x16 slot? ie does it give less performance in the second

    I have a 1060 6GB and an Asrock b360m pro 4 motherboard. i was just wondering if it made any difference i put my graphics card in the second slot which is where i have it right now. when i was installing it in the first one i believe that a small part on the motherboard is blocking the graphics...
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    i5 7600k overclocking

    Hey guys, couple of questions! I am not a total rookie, but still could use a hand. Currently adding to the overclock on my cpu as I have recently gotten some games which are CPU throttling, My overclock is 5ghz currently with an AVX offset of 2. I am currently at bios 1.355 v for my...
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    What motherboard should I get for my i7 4790 (non k)?

    My specs are: GTX 1070 ti 2 x 8gb DDR3 ram modules Intel core i7 4790
  16. gramaton545

    [SOLVED] Overclocking low end GPU

    Hi guys, I'm asking is it SAFE to overclock my GT 710 2Gb DDR5 card with msi afterburner. I'm only using the core clock and memory clock increasing with +200, no voltage plus. This way I get 5-6 more fps in games (20-21 instead of 15, and now its playable). The temperature of the card 57-58 C...
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    [SOLVED] My Ryzen 3 is being annoying

    So basically I’ve just built a new gaming with pc with a Ryzen 3 2200G 2x8GB DDR4 2133 RX 570 with a ASRock AB350M Pro4 MotherBoard. And I can’t boot into windows through the GPU can the motherboard isn’t dectecting it cause the Vega 8 is being a dick to my GPU. On GPUz it says that my Vega 8...
  18. rcald2000

    Core i5-7500 - Where to purchase for $130 or less?

    I looked on Ebay, and noticed that most of the i5-7500's selling for $150 or less are ES models or i5-7500T models. Is there any other place to purchase for more modest sums, or is that simply the market rate. I'm clearly willing to purchased used at this price point. I'm open to other...
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    looking vpn for security

    hi im looking up for vpn services with above 5 sim connection,no log,multi protocol support what is your recommended?
  20. P

    Sony home incomplete

    Hi. I have a problem with the product Sony home bdv-n7200w, I have incomplete equipment, I lack the central speaker. My questions are: is there the possibility of buying one? in what place? if not, can a compatible speaker be used? thank you! Greetings. Paul