Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Will my PSU hold out for a week?

  1. #1
    Honored
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Bristol
    Posts
    491
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked
    15 times in 15 posts
    • ackrite26's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P5E-VM HDMi G35
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core2Duo E6550 w/ Zalman CNPS8700NT
      • Memory:
      • 4Gb Crucial Ballistix DDR2 PC5300 w/ Enzotech Pure Copper Heatspreaders
      • Storage:
      • 1* 36Gb WD raptor/1* 500Gb Samsung Spinpoint HD501LJ
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Sapphire HD 4850 512mb
      • PSU:
      • 425W Enermax MOD82+
      • Case:
      • Silverstone Sugo SGO2W
      • Operating System:
      • XP Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • LG 22" Flatron
      • Internet:
      • Cable - 4Gb

    Will my PSU hold out for a week?

    Hi all,

    Will my current PSU HIPER TYPE-R 580w power my upgraded system arriving in a couple days?

    Q6600
    Asus Maximus Formula X38
    X800 XT PE
    2Gb High performance RAM
    3 SATA HD's
    X-Fi
    DVD-RW
    Card Reader
    5 x 120mm Fans

    I will only use this PSU for a week or so until the new Zalman 750w is available in the UK and will then upgrade.

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    524
    Thanks
    79
    Thanked
    67 times in 47 posts

    Re: Will my PSU hold out for a week?

    It will almost certainly cope fine, I'd bet.

    The biggest power draws are traditionally the CPU and the graphics card, and a 580W PSU will cope fine with a Q6600 and a much, much more power-intensive graphics card.

  3. #3
    Laird Of The Glen jimborae's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    I come from a land of plenty......not
    Posts
    3,286
    Thanks
    222
    Thanked
    320 times in 262 posts
    • jimborae's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H
      • CPU:
      • Core i7 2600K@4.5Ghz
      • Memory:
      • Mushkin RipJaws DDR3 16Gig
      • Storage:
      • 1x Samsung 850Evo 500Gb SSD, 1 x WG 640Gb
      • Graphics card(s):
      • VTX R9 290 watercooled
      • PSU:
      • XFX 850W Black Edition
      • Case:
      • Phantek Enthoo Prime
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • 2 xDell 24"
      • Internet:
      • Vodafone 70Mb

    Re: Will my PSU hold out for a week?

    Wont have any problem at all.

  4. #4
    Gentoo Ricer
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Galway
    Posts
    11,041
    Thanks
    1,014
    Thanked
    944 times in 704 posts
    • aidanjt's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus Strix Z370-G
      • CPU:
      • Intel i7-8700K
      • Memory:
      • 2x8GB Corsiar LPX 3000C15
      • Storage:
      • 500GB Samsung 960 EVO
      • Graphics card(s):
      • EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0
      • PSU:
      • EVGA G3 750W
      • Case:
      • Fractal Design Define C Mini
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • Asus MG279Q
      • Internet:
      • 240mbps Virgin Cable

    Re: Will my PSU hold out for a week?

    Quote Originally Posted by ackrite26 View Post
    Hi all,

    Will my current PSU HIPER TYPE-R 580w power my upgraded system arriving in a couple days?

    Q6600
    Asus Maximus Formula X38
    X800 XT PE
    2Gb High performance RAM
    3 SATA HD's
    X-Fi
    DVD-RW
    Card Reader
    5 x 120mm Fans

    I will only use this PSU for a week or so until the new Zalman 750w is available in the UK and will then upgrade.
    Considering you wont use over 300W, I'd say you're pretty safe
    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    ...every time Creative bring out a new card range their advertising makes it sound like they have discovered a way to insert a thousand Chuck Norris super dwarfs in your ears...

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Lian LI PC-A10 case + Seasonic S12 PSU = Mismatch
    By Hans L in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 55
    Last Post: 13-08-2008, 11:18 PM
  2. PSU recommendation needed
    By chrestomanci in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 30-12-2006, 11:05 PM
  3. ATX or mATX PSU - New parkard bell pc
    By crober33 in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 23-12-2006, 02:57 PM
  4. x1950xtx PSU Requirements
    By Professor Frink in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 06-12-2006, 12:37 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •