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Old 12-29-2007, 11:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi i used to have a 300 watt psu and i used it for radeon x1950 pro, well the whole come died after 1 year, every single part, so i got a 450 watt psu Epower one and same radeon x1950 pro new. the amps are the same as from the 300 warr one itsl ike 16-17 amps on the 12 v rail.. am i in trouble? did i make a newb mistake in buying a higher watt psu only to find out i needed more amps? btw the tech support online for my original pc gateway told me i needed to have 16 amps or else the cpu would blow up.. so i belived em.. my cpu is cedar mill p4 3.0

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Old 12-29-2007, 11:07 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i read somewhere you need 30amps for the x1950pro (which i have). i bought a 36A on the 12v rail psu to be on the safe side. i'd try return ur psu that u ordered and get another one

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Old 12-29-2007, 11:59 AM   #3 (permalink)
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its too late ive had it more than the refund time... this sucks i didnt know, **** gateway tech support
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