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Windows 7: PSU Question - Help ASAP PLZZ

08 Feb 2014   #1
BananaMann

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PSU Question - Help ASAP PLZZ

I have a question about a PSU I bought, it is a Thermaltake TR2 TR-500 500W and it is used. I put the PSU under load with a game and the +12v rail went as low as 12.5x. With the 400W Sparkle I had in it went as low as 11.8x under load. I am thinking I could use more watts in this system so I bought that PSU but now I am concerned about +12v going that low. Is that a safe drop?


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09 Feb 2014   #2
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Voltages will vary, that is not that much of a drop.
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09 Feb 2014   #3
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

A 3% drop is about the limit and that would be .36v drop which would be 11.64v. A top PSU will only drop by 1%.

Jim
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09 Feb 2014   #4
BananaMann

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks guys
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