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    Default PSU's still good?

    I have few older computers which in turn have a few older power supplies. I was wondering if these are still safe to run.

    1. Seasonic SS-750KM Gold, i7 920, SLI with 2 GTX 260 216's. No over clock at this point.
    2. HX620, i7 920, an ATI card similar to a GTX 260. No overclock.
    3. TX750, Q6600, GTX 460, no overclock.

    I know that all of these PSU's are overkill. I bought them when I really didn't understand watts/amps and just went with the ones that had good reviews.

    I don't run these at 100% 24/7, far from it. My question is are these PSU's still good to run on the systems I have.

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    Very much so, and should be fine for a couple more years.
    Careful what you wish for... You just might get it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by McSteel View Post
    Very much so, and should be fine for a couple more years.
    About option 1) I think that just a couple of years may be a rather pessimistic/conservative forecast.
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    Thank you both for your responses.

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    So I still have the HX620 running and I think it might be time to replace it.

    It's now running:
    Xeon 6-core X5660
    RX480
    2 SSD
    3 Sata HDD
    CPU is stock. GPU has a slight memory bump.

    I know these CPU's are pretty good overclockers and I could hit 4.0ghz without much more if any vcore over stock (in theory, this is 8-10 year old hardware.) My kid hasn't complained about it being slow yet so I haven't bothered. So considering that is 450w cutting it close?

    I was looking at BitFenix 450 Gold. Seems like a decent price ~$60 after tax. Is there anything else to consider? Is it enough power? Keep running the HX620?
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    The Bitfenix would work fine, Its a decent PSU
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    Thanks. I'm going to get that one then.

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