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giraffen
12-14-2008, 04:12 AM
I have a question for Thermaltake Thoughpower 1500W
12V line is just below 12V ~ V 11.97 - 11.98 V. I would like to raise it to 12.1 V.
Should I make "sense modded"? http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?t=37574 is there a better way to do it

GuyzNexDoor
12-14-2008, 05:12 AM
I also have a Q, but not about Thermaltake Thoughpower 1500W, It's about a new PSU by CWT 1500w. Since CWT also the maker of TT thoughpower, does this new PSU has some performance as TT Thoughpower??

Sorry TS, my Q got some relation to your Q, that's why i dun open new topic. Thanks

burebista
12-14-2008, 05:15 AM
12V line is just below 12V ~ V 11.97 - 11.98 V. I would like to raise it to 12.1 V.
Measured with a DIMM?
Standard deviation is 5% so I wouldn't worry about that.

giraffen
12-14-2008, 05:21 AM
Measured with a DIMM?
Standard deviation is 5% so I wouldn't worry about that.

Yup, Measured with a DIMM.

If i can raise the 12V line to 12,1V, then i can get a higher overclock on my Gfx.

Quiksilver
12-14-2008, 02:24 PM
Yup, Measured with a DIMM.

If i can raise the 12V line to 12,1V, then i can get a higher overclock on my Gfx.
...and how do you that to be the case?

Remember, any and all OC'ing is YMMV.

spursindonesia
12-14-2008, 03:02 PM
Yup, Measured with a DIMM.

If i can raise the 12V line to 12,1V, then i can get a higher overclock on my Gfx.

It's such a common misconception of OCers out there, they always put too much emphasize on the starting point regarding 12v rail voltage value related to the PSU voltage regulation, not the lowest value after the unit is fully loaded & the differential beetween the highest and lowest point, and the characteristic of its output regarding the ripple & noise @full load. :crazy:

MrWicked1968
12-14-2008, 03:19 PM
Yup, Measured with a DIMM.

If i can raise the 12V line to 12,1V, then i can get a higher overclock on my Gfx.

where did you hear something like that at? Sapphire's forums?

jonnyGURU
12-14-2008, 05:04 PM
1. The only time +5V sense wire mod can adjust +12V is if your PSU is group regulated. The Toughpower is not group regulated.

2. A higher +12V is NOT going to help your overclocking ability. This is a false assumption.

Travis
12-14-2008, 09:11 PM
If i can raise the 12V line to 12,1V, then i can get a higher overclock on my Gfx.

No you can't. +12V voltage is NOT directly applied to the GPU or MEM. It's sent into the voltage regulator on board and regulated to certain output voltages, something like 1.10V, 1.8V, and supplied to the GPU and video memory as their working voltage. This certain working voltage won't change after you raise the +12V, since voltage regulator can adjust itself and compensate the input voltage change to remain the output stable.

spursindonesia
12-15-2008, 01:52 PM
But, but, but, i'd love to have the biggest e-penis on the block, i'm OCing champ for chrissake ! :lol:

MrWicked1968
12-15-2008, 01:57 PM
wow, those guys over at extremesystems are some serious nerds.

Lead Head
12-17-2008, 03:03 PM
wow, those guys over at extremesystems are some serious nerds.

And you are on a power supply review and discussion forum?:p

MrWicked1968
12-17-2008, 03:05 PM
And you are on a power supply review and discussion forum?:p

I only read the articles, I don't look at any of the pictures.

jonnyGURU
12-18-2008, 01:54 AM
And you are on a power supply review and discussion forum?:p


LOL! Nice come back.

Hey... it's "cool" because it's "niche". ;)