Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: General PSU question

25 Jan 2010   #1
djjamieg

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
General PSU question

How long is the average "burn in" period for a power supply?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
25 Jan 2010   #2
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I have never heard of that. I have used about 20 PSUs and never had a problem just hooking them up. If you get a good one you should never need to worry about such a thing.

Good luck
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Jan 2010   #3
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I've also never really heard of a break-in period for a PSU.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

25 Jan 2010   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I have heard of a burn-out, but never of a burn-in.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Jan 2010   #5
Adrian

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by djjamieg View Post
How long is the average "burn in" period for a power supply?
I think you are referring to the life expectancy of a power supply and that depends on the quality and the type of usage and demand you will place on a psu.
If you are using an under powered psu for intense purposes expect 8-10,000 hours of life, maybe less, maybe more. If you have a higher wattage psu you can expect double the life.

Regards,
Adrian
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 General PSU question




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Using the COA key - general question
Hello, In a previous thread, it was mentioned that "....If you do, you can do a clean reinstall and use the key on the COA certificate to activate Windows...". I am assuming in my ignorance that this is the 'product key'. Does this imply that I can use a windows disk (of the same rating i.e....
General Discussion
General Question
I have a Laptop that had a hdwe failure and it has Win7 Home on it..I have since bought a new laptop with Win8 on it...My question is,I made a recovery set with the old laptop on 4DVD's can I use those on a different machine since the laptop is dead? I have a Game machine that has XP on it and...
Installation & Setup
General Battery Question
I have purchased a replacement battery for my HP G42 laptop that is not an original HP mainly because its a lot less cheaper. So my question is would this battery have any effect on the other hardware components of my laptop? Btw, I noticed that sometimes it randomly shuts down as if you have...
Hardware & Devices
general activation question
I sometimes work on PCs for friends and coworkers. I recently had reason to wonder if the Windows 7 Product Key would work on an prebuilt machine in the same way XP used to. What I mean is, may I use an OEM disk to reinstall on a prebuilt using the PCs own Key? Thanks! Steve
Windows Updates & Activation
Windows 7 general question
Good day everybody ... First of all I have low knowledge of computers... My enquiry question is : Where can I find my product code for Windows 7 ? The reason is that I bought this laptop 1 year ago, and I've did a scan and it seems I have a lot of problems with the registries... so I...
General Discussion
General Question Re Partioning
I have never formatted a hard drive before. I have never installed an operating system before. I have never even thought about partitioning my hard drive. But I notice that a lot of people here have partitioned drives. Could I ask some of the knowledgeable people here to explain the advantages...
Installation & Setup


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:22.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App