wich power supply? - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 09-01-2006, 04:23 PM   #11 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,829
Default

should i upgrade the power supply?
__________________

Norcent is offline  
Old 09-01-2006, 07:07 PM   #12 (permalink)
True Techie
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 184
Default

I would only upgrade the power supply if you need to. Don't buy a big powerful power supply unless you are going to use it, for three reasons,
1), its expensive
2), it might not be needed if your current power supply is good enough.
3), power supplies drop quickly in price. If you are trying to by parts now for a computer a few months from now, you are better off to stick the money in the bank and get everything you want/need all at once. prices might have gone down.

I say that you should only upgrade if it is needed. hook up your computer and turn it on, if it turns on and it runs stable, then you don't need a new power supply. if it won't turn on, then get a new power supply.

Don't spend money needlessly.

Furthermore, you have yet to tell use the spechs of your power supply, besides that its a 400 watt, which means nothing. I could have a 350Watt power supply that is better then a 600Watt depending on how the voltage rails are divided.

Hope that helps.
__________________

__________________
Tech TV is Back!
www.dl.tv
-- watch it, its good stuff.
-------------------------------
AMD Athlon 64 3400+
Powered by: Antec Earth Watts
-------------------------------
ssjheero_yuy99 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.