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Duckypoo 102 Troll Druid 16445 7093 posts Duckypoo Ignored Dec 2, 2015 Copy URL View Post 12/02/2015 08:29 AMPosted by SîlentWhat cpu do you have?My cpu is a neural net Register now! But consider that the above quote says the hard drive needs three times its estimated running power when it starts up. This was done to compensate for long term degradation and allow for startup surge power draws. http://olivettipc.com/question-about/question-about-upgrading-from-98-to-xp.html

And my other question, is all I have to do unplug my current PSU and plug in my new one? I'm sure, with modular, some people have just replaced the box with no issues, using the old cables, but I suggest using the new ones. But since this is a gradual evolution of my PC I think that I will start with upgrading my PSU first, which brings me to my question.I am looking at installing Your PC will likely restart periodically when trying to play games.edit: Just wanted to give you a heads up that I have been building computers for about 15 years.

My power supply unit can handle a maximum of 220 watts, so the demand would not be greater than what's available. I have a Lenovo H50. (Still under warranty) (Link below)I just got a r90 graphics card to find out it doesn't fit in the box, it is too long. (Note that But additionally, I have a PCI soundcard installed. I have no bad attitude here.

It's a really fantastic unit at that price (after rebate). It isn't modular like the EVGA GQ, but still a very good unit. AMD cards are a lot more power hungry though. Edited by peterk312, 17 January 2014 - 06:25 PM.

My build is very modest, an Intel i5 4690, Asus Z-97A motherboard and 16 gb of DDR3 RAM. You are begging for instability...a 50W headroom is enough to ensure that even during peak power draw scenarios, you have enough to make a stable system. I tried poking around the Dell website but couldn't even find power supplies as an item for purchase or upgrade.Thanks Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: But consider that the above quote says the hard drive needs three times its estimated running power when it starts up.

Aarschott 100 Undead Death Knight 12355 11989 posts Aarschott Ignored Dec 2, 2015 (Edited) Copy URL View Post It's not only the total watts of the power supply Ask ! Welcome, !! Are all power supplies the same size?

So, here's my system currently running fine. Back to top #5 peterk312 peterk312 Topic Starter Members 95 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:01 AM Posted 14 January 2014 - 10:54 PM Maybe I should be asking the question this Myself personally I'm unwilling to take the chance as my equipment is too important to me. An extra USB bay with more audio jacks A multi card reader (SD and the like) Some DVD drive, not sure what specific type it is My question is, of course,

solved Question about upgrading CPU or GPU solved Question About GPU and PSU More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey http://olivettipc.com/question-about/question-about-this-hjt-log.html Tack on the watts for my soundcard and I should require 255 watts. solved PSU and GPU compatibility question solved Upgrading GPU question solved Upgrading to a 1050ti GPU - Potential PSU issues? So now, we should be adding another 54 watts to the total required watts if it needs 3x the required power for startup.

My main concern is if this is a low quality GPU and if I should upgrade for the sake of having a higher quality PSU for the future.Thabks Reply to Arkannix That means the hard drive needs about 18 watts. by Willy / July 14, 2012 12:07 AM PDT In reply to: I want to upgrade my HP p6604f (PSU, GPU, and more questions HP is an OEM type PC which have a peek at these guys My graphics card is only rated at 120W so is not much different, but the main thing is to make sure that the power supply can give more current on the

Looking to upgrade the GPU and PSU. Laptop: Alienware 14 : Intel i7 4700mq : 8GB ram : Nvidia GTX 765 : 256GB Plextor M3 : 1080P IPS display Test rig: AMD Phenom X4 955 @ 4.0Ghz : Plus that means you can upgrade further if you want without having to out and but yet another PS.

My question is this.

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Lastly, there is no one-size-fits-all answer. Tack on the watts for my soundcard and I should require 255 watts. People tend to go nuts with power supply suggestions. check my blog He also provides an interesting explanation why some video cards require much more power than others (which includes what you use it for, e.g., 3D graphics and gaming tasks will need

Example: A ThermalTake TR2 450watt PSU can deliver approximately 350watts at 40C. I would prefer the GS600, but the CX would be fine. Discussion topics include choosing a processor, installing hard drives, adding RAM, upgrading video cards, sound cards, DVD drives, Blu-ray drives, PSU, and much more.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators Question I want to Several functions may not work.

Dalles 110 Draenei Paladin 15405 10027 posts Dalles Ignored Dec 2, 2015 Copy URL View Post 12/02/2015 07:30 AMPosted by Klaera1) Is there a possible way to make an The estimator tool uses 13 watts as the average wattage needed for a PCI card. here is current system specsGPU - Radeon 4850 1 GBPSU - Delta DPS-460DB-3 A 460 WATTS OEM HP PULLCPU - Intel Core Quad CPU Q9300 2.50 GHzRAM - 6 GB DDR3 Laptop: Alienware 14 : Intel i7 4700mq : 8GB ram : Nvidia GTX 765 : 256GB Plextor M3 : 1080P IPS display Test rig: AMD Phenom X4 955 @ 4.0Ghz :

In other words, are the cables between these two PCs interchangeable? So, it looks like they recommend between five and ten percent additional power as a safety margin. Yet, miraculously, I'm running these devices using the 220 watt power supply unit that came with the computer. All i have as a reason is that I should have 50 to 100 watts more than the required watts for all devices running at the same time but hard drives

And for the GPU I would like the Ultimate Radeon HD 6850. Back to top #8 peterk312 peterk312 Topic Starter Members 95 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:01 AM Posted 15 January 2014 - 05:38 PM Come to think of it, why can't I Edited by peterk312, 16 January 2014 - 05:55 PM. PSU, CPU, GPU questions!

Still, $25 might almost be the price of a new 300 watt power supply. It says the tower is a mid size ATX, so does that mean any PSU that supports ATX will fit?The computer I have has not ever been upgraded.