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Old 07-04-2007, 09:24 PM   #181 (permalink)
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lol...i would imagine you need 1.4+ on vcore, to get the q6600 to 3.2
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I just used that site and when i oc the q6600 to 3200 mhz and the vcore to 1.25 ( i dont know if its possible) and included everything else they recommend a 681 wattage
what? u mean PSU? watts don't matter its the amps on the 12 amps... thing... sora is the expert... ask him hes a freaking genius on PSU's
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I think that minimum recommended, is assuming your computer is on 100% load, all the time. I doubt, you would need 681 watts of power. As vernong said, it's more about the amperage on the +12v rails.

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The recommended total Power Supply Wattage gives you a general idea on what to look for BUT it is NOT a crucial factor in power supply selection! Total Amperage Available on the +12V Rail(s) is the most important, followed by the +5V amperage and then the +3.3V amperage.
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After i did the 1.4+ vcore ( i did it with 1.45) it says i need 885W.
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lol...I think you're doing something wrong there.
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Alright

I think ill be going with the corsair 620 so in the future i upgrade theres no need to buy a whole new psu
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Are you selecting quad processor in system type? A quad-Core is still a single system. Quad System type means you would have 4 Q6600 running...
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What should the TDP be at at in the CPU utilization?
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I just did that PSU calculator, according to what you were going to buy, and it said around 400-435w.
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Are you selecting quad processor in system type? A quad-Core is still a single system. Quad System type means you would have 4 Q6600 running...


Oh lol theres my problem

EDIT: Now it says i need 417W problem solved
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