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Windows 7: 200W PSU enough?

05 Jan 2014   #21
Chalky Emultion


I'll search, so 250W is enough?

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05 Jan 2014   #22

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From what everyone is saying you should do well with a 250 watt, please look for a bronze or silver rating if at all possible.
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05 Jan 2014   #23

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1

When you run PSU calculator like Britton30 did for you it has a "capacitor aging" factor. This has a significant impact on the recommended PSU ratings. I would guess cheap PSU = cheap electrolytic capacitors = crank the aging factor up.
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06 Jan 2014   #24
Chalky Emultion


Thanks all for your help, IŽll add some rep :)
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06 Jan 2014   #25
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Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Let us know what you get and we need photos of the build, we like 'em a lot.
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