Variations between PSU Calculators
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October 2, 2013, 04:45 PM
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: North East Alberta
My System Specs
I bought one of those Hampton Energy Monitor gizmo's and plugged it in.
Ran 3D Mark11 benchmark and played a little Shift2 to see what kind of watts it draws. Range from about 170 to 320w. Actually only saw it over 300 during one of the tests, typically it was in the 250-270 range during testing and the video game (game was actually a little lower in the 220 range.
I also checked the amps and it got up to 2.x (never saw a three) right now its settled in at 1.60 a . My 620m PSU is rated to 25 amp, is that measuring the same thing?
SO - looks like my Antec 620m is way more than I need right now - by almost twice the power draw.
I'll have to connect this gizmo downstairs and see what the old system is drawing on the 300 Happy PSu.
Fort Kent, Alberta
2012 - A10 Rig
My System Specs
ASUS F2 A85M Pro
AMD A10 5800K 4.2Ghz most of the time
32 GB Kingston HyperX Red @ 1600 Mhz
Gigabyte HD 7970 OC
128 GB Kingstons Hyper X SSD (Win8 OS) 180 GB Intell 330 SSD (Win7 0S) 2T Seagate SATA III Drive 3T Seagate SATA III Drive 750 Seagate e-SATA FreeAgent portable drive 250 Seagate Passport USB portable drive
Antec 620 HCG-M
Fractal Design R4 Titanium Window
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LG BlueRay Lightscribe DVD Burner
Three LG Monitors: Main Screen a W2442- 24" LCD, & 2 x LG E2040T LED 20`screens.
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