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    I see wattage for 30C, 40C or 50C listed all the time but I am bit confused about what it actually means. if a power supply is rated for 400 watts at 30C does that mean if its hotter than that it may actually not be able to provide 400 watts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cannondale06 View Post
    if a power supply is rated for 400 watts at 30C does that mean if its hotter than that it may actually not be able to provide 400 watts?
    Yes.
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    ty and I am sorry that I did not even notice the sticky.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cannondale06 View Post
    ty and I am sorry that I did not even notice the sticky.

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