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Old 03-18-2007, 07:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Why does it matter how many watts u have? whuts the diff between the low and high wattz?
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Old 03-18-2007, 07:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well, the watts doesn't matter that much...It's the amps that you should be concerned about. Even if you have 1000 watts, if the amps aren't on the right rails +3v, +5v. +12v, the psu is useless. The most important one is the +12v rail, the more amps on that, the better.
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If your system uses a lot of power you're going to want a PSU with more watts so it can supply it with the power it needs.

But yeah, as stated above amps are really important as well.
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