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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,780
Posted By mdk777
well, at $550, I would say quad 980 would be my...

well, at $550, I would say quad 980 would be my choice.

http://us.hardware.info/reviews/5623/6/nvidia-geforce-gtx-980-sli--3-way-sli--4-way-sli-review-benchmarks-metro-last-light

However, you...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,780
Posted By mdk777
Yeah, nothing you describe indicates a problem...

Yeah, nothing you describe indicates a problem with power.

The problem with a two GPU card is that they add hardware to accelerate the Crossfire function on the card and reduce power...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,780
Posted By mdk777
Yes, plenty of watts and plent-0 amps. let...

Yes, plenty of watts and plent-0 amps.

let us know how you fair regarding quad-crossfire reliability. :D
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By mdk777
Yeah, I can't see where they list the software...

Yeah, I can't see where they list the software they are running to achieve this 'Torture test'.

Well, I have an ASUS 970 arriving today.

I will run some tests and see what wattage numbers I can...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,780
Posted By mdk777
I agree, Quad Crossfire or Quad SLI is...

I agree,

Quad Crossfire or Quad SLI is always a questionable layout.
When you go to two GPU on one card, and with only software between the two cards, things get even worse.
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By mdk777
http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_9...

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_970_sli_review,4.html

So under 450 watts under load SLI. (Full high end system with SLI cards under full load)

With aggressive OC could you get...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By mdk777
today the evga is about $70 cheaper.

today the evga is about $70 cheaper.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 656
Posted By mdk777
$82 ...

$82

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182272

PLAT, modular. 650 watt.

great deal
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By mdk777
The plat 750 is only $90...well inside your...

The plat 750 is only $90...well inside your budget.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182084

or EVGA SuperNOVA 750 G2 at $110:D


sorry for the double post...don't...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By mdk777
The plat 750 is only $90...well inside your...

The plat 750 is only $90...well inside your budget.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 656
Posted By mdk777
well, yeah. But its only $60. There are...

well, yeah.

But its only $60.

There are dozens of great 750 watt at $100.:)

Just have to make your choices...:D
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 656
Posted By mdk777
Yes, it is (more than he needs) But it is on...

Yes, it is (more than he needs)

But it is on sale today:
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 656
Posted By mdk777
No, it is quite literal. Much of the US is...

No, it is quite literal.

Much of the US is farm country...especial in dairy country...house flies can easily build up in your house from opening and closing doors.

They have a finite lives and...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 877
Posted By mdk777
If you have a kill-o-watt, why do you need to...

If you have a kill-o-watt, why do you need to ask?

Play some games and see what happens.:D

I think, as has been mentioned, you should be OK for normal use.
However if you insist on synthetic...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By mdk777
OK, but I was just going on your original...

OK, but I was just going on your original statement:



Rule of thumb, if you haven't used something in past, it becomes a sunk cost...you gain nothing by keeping it on on the off chance you...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By mdk777
You are making mutually exclusive requirements. ...

You are making mutually exclusive requirements.

A 850 watt unit is not going to achieve your desired efficiency at lower levels.

With high quality units, overhead is extremely over-rated.
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 406
Posted By mdk777
well, I have no love for Molex connectors. ...

well, I have no love for Molex connectors.
However, there has to be some prioritization.

The OP bought a complete POS 750 watt.

He made the mistake of prioritizing fictional wattage over real...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 406
Posted By mdk777
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Sapphire/R9_285...

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Sapphire/R9_285_Dual-X_OC/23.html

Look at the Power consumption charts:
gtx770 = around 200 watts, 250 at max benchmark overkill.

100 watts for the rest of...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By mdk777
Yeah, not trying to defend the reference...

Yeah, not trying to defend the reference design(though I can see where it appeared so)...I haven't bought a 290x because it is such a hot card..(that and the fact that paying 2x college tuition for...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By mdk777
both. :) The 290x is a high voltage...

both. :)

The 290x is a high voltage card...The OEM fan system is loud and is designed to cool the VRM in addition to the GPU.

NON-standard coolers can improve noise and GPU cooling through...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By mdk777
Nothing other than what they had in stock and...

Nothing other than what they had in stock and were running a sale on that day.:D

P2 is built on same OEM as G2, just a few tweaks to get up to plat standard.

Good choice, you win. :)
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By mdk777
Yeah, it becomes a fairly complex cost benefit...

Yeah, it becomes a fairly complex cost benefit analysis if you are not experiencing any adverse symptoms (blue screen, card instability, corruptions , hesitations etc. )

The long term affect of...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By mdk777
Right, Now I have been known to skim the OP and...

Right, Now I have been known to skim the OP and miss the point myself...

Reading closely, the OP assumed that his PSU would not work, and then asked if he could make a replacement in the...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By mdk777
well, knowing the cpu might help.;) But say...

well, knowing the cpu might help.;)

But say you are going to OC a AMD FX-8350...we give you a generous 250 watt for the system.

look up the graphics card:
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,907
Posted By mdk777
Yeah it is also single rail. It doesn't make...

Yeah it is also single rail.
It doesn't make any pretense of hiding it.

If that doesn't float your boat, you need to make your own deductions.;)

Should all hardtop cars get points deducted...
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