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Old 04-29-2006, 11:21 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally posted by talldude123
defenitely need a new PSU, you would be using around 260W...
This is correct.

You must take all of your components into account when determining how many watts your PSU can handle.

Remember, your PSU is the back-bone of your computer. If it is not powerful enough, you will have all kinds of problems; such as, involuntary restarts.

Depending how old your PSU is, it may not even be putting out 200W. As they get older they can become less stable.

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Old 04-30-2006, 05:03 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Lol it's an old HP computer.

Lol pretty obvious why it sucks now eh ?
The calculator says i have 202 PSU minimum. <-- only 1% extra haha

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Old 04-30-2006, 10:01 AM   #13 (permalink)
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and that psu wattage calculator is outdated.
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Old 04-30-2006, 04:40 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Yeah, but my computer is outdated also... so therefore it's compatible ??

Weird way of thinking, heheh

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