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Old September 16, 2013, 03:24 PM
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IMHO it is a waste of good components to try fry them by some inferior overloaded PSU. The idea of not using the nV 9800 is good and can save some watts, but that is IMHO not enought to generate stable run. The catch is, that overloaded PSU produce strong AC ripple in the current(s) and that it turn could damage and even kill the other components.
That is just what usually happens. I would go for any decent PSU in the 400W and up range to have guaranteed that this spare computer will run w/o troubles for long time.
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