Power Supply Checks…

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OK, so I just used the “Power Calculator”:http://www.jscustompcs.com/power_supply/ to see how close I am to the limits for the machines I’ve built:
| Machine | JS Power Estimate | Power Supply | Random Crashes |
| ASUS A7N8X-X | 448 watts | 350 watts | 1/10 minutes |
| Shuttle SB61G2 | 281 | 200 | 1/day |
| Shuttle SS51G | 238 | 200 | 1/week |
| Shuttle SK41G2 | 250 | 200 | 1/week |
| Shuttle SN84G4 | 294 | 250 | 1/week |
So its interesting to see that machines that are farther away from their recommendations are in fact carshing more. The one exception is the SK41G2 that I built. I think this is because

One Reply to “Power Supply Checks…”

  1. PC Power Supply and stability
    Rich has dug up a lot of good stuff on power supplies — most interesting the correlation between power draw and pc stability — Tong Family Blog: Power Supply Checks… — I need to check my machines out!…

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