Forum discussion tagged with Wattage.
  1. junglelastrada

    Question PSU Selection for this 10600kf build

    Hi, I tried just tallying up the wattage but I'm not 100% on how to pick a PSU. Case: mATX Cooler Master MicroBox Lite 3.1 Motherboard: Gigabyte Z490M CPU: i5 10600kf Cooler: BeQuiet Pure Rock Slim GPU: XFX RX 590 Fatboy RAM: 2x Corsair Vengeance 8GB 3200MHz SSD: 512GB, 500Mb/s HDD: 1TB...
  2. J

    Question Mini-ITX PSU wattage?

    I'm currently planning on downsizing my PC to a mini-itx build and will need to get a sfx PSU. I'm stuck on what wattage would be better for this particular build? Ryzen 7 2700x (No Overclock) X570 I AORUS PRO WIFI 16GB DDR4 3200mhz Corsair RGB Ram Aorus GTX 1080 8G (No Overclock) x2 M.2 NVME...
  3. J

    Question Help With Looking for a UPS

    I'm looking for a UPS to use for my system, but I need help with all should be powered by it, as well the capacity. These are the components: PC with a Corsair Hx850i power supply (850w) Acer XB273K Sbmiprzx monitor (unsure of wattage, but Google says 43) Seagate Backup Plus Desktop 4TB (unsure...
  4. Thundurh

    Question Sufficient wattage for my build?

    I've had my current 600W PSU for about 5 years now, and I was just wondering if it still supplies a sufficient amount of power for my gaming computer to work well! My current specs are: CPU- i5 10600k GPU- GTX 980 Ti MOTHERBOARD- Asus PRIME B490-PLUS RAM- Corsair Vengeance 16GB PSU- EVGA...
  5. okjak808

    Question Does my gaming pc use a lot of electricity?

    Before I start explaining I’ll be listing my pc specs first. specs: Case: NZXT H510 MOBO: Asus P8H61-M LE/CSM R2.0 M-ATX CPU: Core i7-3770 (water cooled antec h20 620) RAM: Super talent 8GB 1333mhz DDR3 ram (16gb Corsair XMS3 delivering maybe tmr) GPU: Gtx 970 founders edition (overclocked...
  6. Noob-Geek

    Question what psu wattage is recommended ?

    Hi, I'm fairly new to building and have been upgrading my pc for over a year now. I have recently purchased a new GPU GTX 1660 super ddr6 by MSI upgrading from my GTX 1050 TI LP by msi. which led to me needing to upgrade my PSU as I need a 8 pin pcie connector to power the new GPU as my older...
  7. Question Is lowering turbo boost max power & short max power safe? what does it do?

    An image from Intel XTU: Does this decrease clock speed if there is no power? what happens if I set Turbo Boost Short Power Max and Turbo Boost Power Max the same vailue like 65w? does this make short power max useless? (I'm experimenting)
  8. B!gMeme

    Question Will a quick test kill my PSU?

    I just got my gtx 960 off ebay, and I want to test it, except that the total system draw with the thing hooked up is above my PSU's wattage. My psu is an old, noname 305 watt, and I am wondering if booting it with the 960 plugged in will kill it, even for a quick post check. I am going to order...
  9. T

    Question PSU wattage for i7 7700k and 1080 Ti?

    I'm currently upgrading my system to include a 1080 Ti but don't know if my current PSU will be powerful enough. I have a 550w PSU, I have put this all into pc part picker (https://pcpartpicker.com/list/VvKGvW) and got an estimated wattage of 465w which sounds like it would be fine but other...
  10. M

    Question Does qvl in PSU Imoptant????

    Hello - Is it important to use psu in Motherboard QVL list ? another questions : does this PSU from EVGA Good with MSI Unify Z490? is this PSU has 2x8pin cpu power connecter beacuse the mother board has 2x8 pin cpu power connector ? does this PSU good in general? PSU LINK ...
  11. mark520fay35

    [SOLVED] 430W PSU with i7-9700f & 1660

    MSI's page of the GTX 1660 recommended the minimum wattage of 450, but I currently only have a CX430M on hand. PCPartPicker shows that my estimated wattage is 310W, is it safe if I use the CX430M to power my PC? CPU: Intel Core i7-9700F 3 GHz 8-Core Processor CPU Cooler: Deepcool THETA 20 PWM...
  12. C

    [SOLVED] Minimum Wattage Headroom?

    Hi, I'm upgrading a build for a friend and he needs a new graphics card. Was going to go with the Sapphire Nitro R7 370 4GB. Full specs (minus the case as I don't know what it is) below. PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- CPU | AMD FX-6300 3.5 GHz 6-Core Processor |- CPU...
  13. mohitakundi

    Question CPU consuming too much wattage at idle !

    I have an MSI GL63 laptop with an i5 9300h cpu and GTX 1660ti graphics. The battery life has been ok till a few days ago where it gave me around 3-4 hours when watching a movie. Suddenly a few days ago, battery life became terrible ! Less than 2 hours. After some checking, I realised my cpu is...
  14. Z

    [SOLVED] Can I use higher wattage charging adapter to replace one with lower wattage?

    I have a Razer Blade Stealth 13.3" Early 2019 (MX150 Graphics). Coming along with it is a 65W power brick. It seems that the 65W power brick is not enough for the laptop when gaming. Because the battery drains down to at most 85%. So I looked at Razer's web and I found a 100W power brick for...
  15. UltraJoker

    [SOLVED] AMD Radeon RX 5700 And SAMA Armour

    Hello, i want to replace my old gpu with rx 5700. My cpu specs are: R5 1600x 16gb ram 3200mhz 1tb disk 240gb ssd Cooler Master Hyper 212x B350-f Gaming 3 chassis fans So, my PSU is Sama Armour 550w GOLD. As far as i know, SAMA is a good brand, i'm asking for your opinion so i don't...
  16. F

    [SOLVED] What GPU is similar to my RX 460 2gb Windforce?

    My gpu died a week ago and I can't find the exact one for sale at a good used price online, so I'm looking for a similar GPU in terms of power usage, compatibility, etc and price if possible if not, price is the least important. It died at an unfortunate time since I work online and I can't play...
  17. C

    Question PC BUILD - £1500

    Hi all. Looking to build a PC for gaming with a £1500 budget for a tower, keyboard and mouse. Part lists please? Thanks!
  18. S

    Question Outervision PSU calculator

    Looking for a "ballpark" suggestion of what to set the "overvoltage" slider to to achieve an optimal overclock. Thanks
  19. [SOLVED] What do these numbers mean?

    :unsure: They are on my motherboard, a Gigabyte X570 Auros Master. Do they have something to do with the power supply? I've also seen it display two 'A' letters sometimes. Link: https://www.aorus.com/X570-AORUS-MASTER-rev-10
  20. B

    [SOLVED] Will this regulator work?

    I want to buy two automatic voltage regulator (AVR) 2.4KVA - 2.4 Kw to protect the following UPS No-Breaks: One that has the following input specs in it's label: 220V/18A=3960W Another one that has this input specs in it's label: 120V/24A=2880W The question is: If I buy an automatic voltage...