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Old 05-26-2007, 05:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How Much Is Too Much?

Hey guys, I thought this was an interesting read, on how having giant those 1k+W PSUs, have an effect, on the electric current, running through our homes.



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ya plus u notice a major electric bill

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Old 05-27-2007, 02:59 AM   #3 (permalink)
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ya haha just add on to the bill haha not good
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Yeah this is why I went with a nice solid PSU with a high efficiency rating.

My thermaltake toughpower has over 85% efficiency...and some of the more powerful ones are nearly 90% efficient.
|| 2500K @ 5GHz 1 thread, 4.8 2 threads, 4.6 3, 4.5 4 1.284V ||
|| P8P67-M Pro || 8GB @ 2133MHz ||
|| 5850 @ 1000/1225 || XFX 650W || Silverstone FT03B ||
|| 37" LCD TV || CM Hyper 212+ || Samsung 2.1 Soundbar ||
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