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What Type PSU to use

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chepocks

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Aug 11, 2002
I was just wondering if anybody has already made a kind of table that explains which type PSU goes best with what type processor and/or case? They would have to consider how much wattage they would need for extra fans or maybe even a 2nd PSU. Laso speaking of fans. The 90mm system fans that I get from computer shops are around 12v/.15A or so but I've got some 90mm 12v/.55A available. Ist this too high or is it safe?
 

overdoze

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Jan 12, 2001
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the more wattage the merrier. But make sure you look at the label for each voltage and combine voltage. Pay attention to the max current supply for 3.3V and 5V b/c the cpu use these to power itself. You need at least 25A 5V for an Athlon cpu