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Old 02-04-09, 06:42 PM Thread Starter   #1
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Online power supply calculator


I was browsing the OCZ forums and found a link to this online power supply calculator. I thought it might help answer some of the many "do I have enough power??" questions that pop up here.

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Old 02-04-09, 07:00 PM   #2
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antec has one as well
they are not that accurate.
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Old 02-04-09, 07:17 PM   #3
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I was browsing the OCZ forums and found a link to this online power supply calculator. I thought it might help answer some of the many "do I have enough power??" questions that pop up here.

Mods, feel free to sticky this. Or not.
They probably won't sticky it since there's ~60 threads mentioning the thing One of them really should be, though..

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Old 02-04-09, 08:41 PM   #4
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eXtreme Power Supply Calculator Lite v2.5 is vary accurate it should be a sticky
LINK http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp


Also here is some more endorsements.

Antec Power Supply Calculator
LINK http://www.antec.outervision.com/

Thermaltake Power Supply Calculator
LINK http://www.thermaltake.outervision.com/
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eXtreme Power Supply Calculator Lite v2.5 is vary accurate it should be a sticky
Has there been any actual testing to confirm this? If true then great.

But otherwise "sticking" a power calculator to reduce the number of "how much power is needed" threads is along the lines of closing all Universities because we now have Wikipedia.....
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D'oh!! I should have known I wouldn't be the first to mention this.

Of course it's only good for a ballpark figure, but unless you can get accurate power usage figures out of the GPU makers, it's probably as close as you're going to get.
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[...] but unless you can get accurate power usage figures out of the GPU makers[...]
You can get them here.
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You can get them here.
And some here:

http://www.jonnyguru.com//forums/showthread.php?t=3137

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D'oh!! I should have known I wouldn't be the first to mention this.

Of course it's only good for a ballpark figure, but unless you can get accurate power usage figures out of the GPU makers, it's probably as close as you're going to get.
I've been doing some research on the eXtreme Power Supply Calculator Lite v2.5 and have found on the net that they are not basing video card power on manufacture specs it's actual real component testing, i've sent them a email to confirm this i hope they respond.

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Video Card wattages have been reviewed and will be listed based on real life 3D load tests (Not the maximum power consumption reported by manufacturers).

LINK:http://forums.cnet.com/5208-4_102-0....hreadID=154331
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