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Which PSU?

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quegyboe

Member
Joined
Dec 20, 2000
Location
BC Canada
Ok people, I have a choice between a 300w PSU and a 250w PSU. I wanted to know which would be a better one to go with...and here's the catch. One of them has more watt's, the other puts out more amps.

250w:
3.3v = 16A
5v = 25A
12v = 9A
5VSB = 2A
-5v = 0.5A
-12v = 0.8A

300w:
3.3v = 14A
5v = 25A
12v = 10A
5VSB = 1A
-5v = 0.5v
-12 = 0.5v

Which would be better for my system, (in my sig)?
 

obliv

Member
Joined
Jul 14, 2002
first one. -- althought i dont see why u dont just fork out like $50 for a sparkle 400w.
 

larva

Inactive Moderator
Joined
Jul 12, 2002
Agreed, but even the 250W sparkle would be fine for that system, the 300W would be great, the 350W model would be overkill, and the 400W would be extreme overkill. Not that the 400W model is cost prohibitive, just not really necessary for that type of rig unless you plan to upgrade to a 2600+, a 9700, and a RAID array.