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Old 03-10-2007, 12:43 AM   #41 (permalink)
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Let me rephrase..
Continius power means that IF required by the components attached it will always supply that amount of power without cause or concern for the power supply.

Again, Components of a computer will only be supplied what they need no more.

Think of it this way.
weight training.
The peak wattage of a power supply is very similar to someone maxing out the weight for a machine or exercise. They can do alot of weight, but only a few or one repetition.
Continious wattage is very much like lifting a paper clip or any weight that you have become used to. So much to the point that your not stressing yourself out. In this case it means the power supply can supply that amount of wattage with ease.

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Old 03-10-2007, 12:55 AM   #42 (permalink)
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ohh i get it now i think. so just say the continous wattage is 700 it can always deliver anything between 0-700 all the time with no stress but anything over will cause it to heat up a lil or put a lil stress on it. so incase i so get sli i can just buy a 750w and it wont waste electricity anyway

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