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New MOBO and PSU

Sat Jul 16, 2005 6:52 am

Can anyone tell me how many pin on the poewer of this mobo is also i want a good PSU for it 550 W I like antec can someone give me some input on
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6813131510
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Sat Jul 16, 2005 8:10 am

24...if you like antec this will do you a good job.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6817103931
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Sat Jul 16, 2005 8:30 am

Why would I need the dual 12 V , does that PSU have the 24 pin connection
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Sat Jul 16, 2005 8:58 am

With todays newer cards its a pretty good idea to get the dedicated 12v lines...and yes it does.
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Sat Jul 16, 2005 10:30 am

So 19 AMP on the 12 V side shiould be enough for the MOBO
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Sat Jul 16, 2005 2:35 pm

Should work just fine...or this one...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6817153024

or this one to save a few bucks..still a great PSU.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6817151023
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Sat Jul 16, 2005 3:12 pm

Antec PSUs have been giving horrible reliability rates for some time now. I would steer clear of them.
 
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Sun Jul 17, 2005 3:01 am

Thx Lickety , I have had an SL 450 Antec PSU for sometime now with no problems , the rails are solid , I will go with the first one lickety
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Sun Jul 17, 2005 12:44 pm

tsoulier wrote:
Thx Lickety , I have had an SL 450 Antec PSU for sometime now with no problems , the rails are solid , I will go with the first one lickety


Just because yours hasn't yet doesn't mean it won't. I have burned out three Antecs.

Read this: viewtopic.php?t=19257
 
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What do you suggest buub , like i said i had two antecs with no problems
My first was a 350 but because of my upgrade i went to the 450.
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Sun Jul 17, 2005 1:33 pm

Before rushing out buying a 24-pin PSU you might want to count for yourself...

http://www.ixbt.com/short/2k4-05/A8V_b.jpg

...it's only a 20-pin board.

Anyway, getting a 24-pin PSU and a 24->20 converter might however be a good idea. Chances are that you'll be able to reuse it the day you replace the A8V.

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the link does not work for me
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Wattage vs. Amperage

Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:01 pm

If I search on NewEgg for "19A" I get power supplies of differing wattages. What is the relationship between wattage and amperage? How do I choose the correct PSU?
 
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Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:04 pm

tsoulier wrote:
the link does not work for me

Me neither. Shorten the link and you will see that it is a foreign link. Probably Russian.
 
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Sun Jul 17, 2005 3:08 pm

tsoulier wrote:
What do you suggest buub , like i said i had two antecs with no problems
My first was a 350 but because of my upgrade i went to the 450.


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Sun Jul 17, 2005 7:51 pm

tsoulier wrote:
What do you suggest buub , like i said i had two antecs with no problems
My first was a 350 but because of my upgrade i went to the 450.


I believe Lickety posted two other links above. And posted another just above.
 
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Re: Wattage vs. Amperage

Sun Jul 17, 2005 10:11 pm

mykl_Dunn wrote:
If I search on NewEgg for "19A" I get power supplies of differing wattages. What is the relationship between wattage and amperage? How do I choose the correct PSU?

Electrically speaking P=VI, so wattage is voltage times current . So for a 12V rail, at 19A, that is 12*19 = 228W on the 12V rail.
So for example this TT PSU shows it's amperage as "+3.3V@28A, +5V@45A, +12V@26A"
This means that the power is as follows:
3.3V*28A=92.4W on the 3.3V rail
5V*45A=225W on the 5V rail
12V*26A=312W on the 12V rail
That's the basic idea. The math doesn't follow for the addition of power accross different rails because that varies based on the manufacturer, so yeah.
I hope that answers your questions.
Basically, the higher amperage a PSU can delive over each rail, the better. Certain components use one rail or the other, and some use multiple rails. In general, a 350W PSU is good for a lower-end system, and around 480 is about the max you'll need (except maybe duallies or SLI configurations). The most important factor is the quality of the PSU. A name brand (OCZ, Thermaltake, and others) 350W is superior to a cheap-o 420W that often comes with cheaper cases.[/list][/i]
 
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Mon Jul 18, 2005 5:08 am

the link does not work for me

Sorry, I guess ixbt won't allow deep linking. Anyway, I just did a Google image search for "ASUS A8V DELUXE" and ixbt came up as the first highres image (didn't notice it was in russian).

It doesn't matter anyway, there's an even better image in the TR review of the board

Image

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