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Nice ty!

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Hey,


Thank you very much for the links!!!


The second link verified my system will be able to use the graphics card (6600gt) I want to use with the stock psu in the T6212 (300Watt). If it's worth a (censored). It is close though at 289watts lol. But that site said most psu use is lower than their estimates.

I will let you know next week if it works or not lol.


Thanks Again,


SeaninWa

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A good start

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Here's a "rule of thumb" I use, though its not 100%, just an estimate idea. Whatever the wattage value of a p/s unit, take it as 75% of the rated value. That way, when you appoach the upper limits of the p/s, it can handle within reason those times it reaches the rated value. Also, those rated wattage values are only good for a short time, not intended to be used constantly, though a heavy workout it is expected to survive. Thus, get a higher rated wattage value p/s in order to grow and remain within working tolerances w/o approaching the high end too often. So, a 300W rating and calulation value of the system is expected to be 260W, is pushing the p/s, thus its better to have a 350W unit and 400W is better. In this forum and others its been noted p/s do degrade and tend to slide into lower wattage capitbility or simply peter out due from age, to failure or prolonged heat distress. One reason, I mention, "quality counts". Well, good luck -----Willy

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PCPower&Cooling talks p/s myths

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Thanks!

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Thanks for the great links, Willy!

Wink JDM

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Great Willie, you

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(NT) (NT) Thanks, bookmarked!

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