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ok i got a Compaq Presario SR1710NX
it has factory power supply
Delta Electronics 250 Watts Max
+5V - 25 A
+12V - 14 A
+5SVB - 2 A
+3.3V -18 A
-12 V - .8 A

im lookin into gettin this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?SID=u0t3760056f9fp66252dd0c0s701&AID=10440897&PID=1225267&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-cables-_-na-_-na&Item=N82E16817139026&RandomID=507737419619110520111227195256

mainly cause i have a spare graphics card sittin around (7300 LE) and wantin to put it into this, would this power supply be sutiable for this? the 5v on the new one is lower but im aware that its a 80 plus
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  1. Great choice !
  2. it wont have a problem with the 5 volt rail?, even thought its lower?
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    cobra11 said:
    it wont have a problem with the 5 volt rail?, even thought its lower?

    Nope newer units have more Amps on the 12V rails.
    The Corsair will be just fine.
  4. No. In a modern computer, the 12 volt rail does all of the heavy lifting (CPU and GPU). The 5 volt output pretty much powers just the motherboard and drive logic. The 3.3 volt output powers the memory.
  5. ok, it wont burn up in this board though, i mean it is off by 5 amps thats my only concern this computer i have layin around, but the board wont have much probs?

    this computer looks like a 07 model
  6. i know the 12 volt is fine thats not my concern at all, just the 5 volt one
  7. I doubt if you are pulling more than 10 amps (sounds like a lot, doesn't it?) from the 5 volt rail. That is only 50 watts.
  8. I still have to hear someone saying anything bad about Corsair PSUs, given you chose the right wattage of course.

    That PSU will power your PC no problem.
  9. alrighty thankyou yall, btw any of yall know whats the best graphics card for it

    it has a amd speron 1 core, but is upgradeable to i think dual or maybe quad, what yall think?
  10. hey btw is got a really important question on the powersupply, it doesnt have the 4 pin to the cpu, would that be a bad thing or no?, it does have a 24 pin slot but only uses 20
  11. Best answer selected by cobra11.
  12. cobra11 said:
    hey btw is got a really important question on the powersupply, it doesnt have the 4 pin to the cpu, would that be a bad thing or no?, it does have a 24 pin slot but only uses 20

    It has an 8pin EPS that splits in two and a 20+4 pin mains.
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