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#1 jswens912

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Posted 13 April 2014 - 04:01 PM

So I previously built my computer

 

  • Inferno Katana: Infernal LGA1156 Mainboard on Intel P55 Express Chipset from Foxcon mother board
  • ASUS HD7770-2GD5 Radeon gpu
  • 8 gb of ripjaw ram
  • intel i5 quad core
  • new zalman cpu fan
  • 750 watt thermaltake

so the thing is i recently fried my psu and i am not sure whether it was because my build uses too much power or just a bad psu so my question is what size should i get to replace it



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#2 diggi

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Posted 13 April 2014 - 04:35 PM

Quantity of power as well as quality are most important when choosing supply

You can use this calculator http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp

and this list to help http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

You should be good with a 500w PSU


Edited by diggi, 13 April 2014 - 05:12 PM.


#3 synergy513

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Posted 14 April 2014 - 04:43 PM

don't forget the 12 volt amperage ratings. that system should be fine with 50 amps or above.


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Posted 15 April 2014 - 01:39 AM

Hi, based from the specifications supplied, the 700W Thermaltake power supply should have been easily powered your system but it could be due to just a bad power supply that caused the frying.   


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