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July 22, 2012 5:44:11 PM

Please i need help i have Intel DP67BG with Intel core i7 3770 ivy bridge with nvidea geforce 560 ti , patriot 4x2 ram ,powered with thermaltake litepower 450W black edition i turned it on for the first boot it turnes for about 5 seconds and it turns of and keep restarting i tried switching the rams taking the board out of the case and changing the vga but nothing helped it is staying turning of what shall i do please i need help
a b å Intel
July 22, 2012 6:26:43 PM

Nvidia recommends a 500w power supply for a GTX 560 Ti setup.

http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/Page362.htm

The Thermaltake Litepower 450w Black Edition is not a very good power supply. It's made by Solytech and only provides 324 watts and 27 amps on the 12v rail. A quality company would call that a 350w power supply.

So you may very well not be getting enough power. Even if it did run I would replace that power supply ASAP. Stick with Corsair, Seasonic, PC Power and Cooling, XFX, Silverstone, Enermax, OCZ and Antec for quality.
July 22, 2012 6:29:52 PM

my power supply is still brand new i called my seller he accept to replace it with a thermal take lite power 600w would it help
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July 22, 2012 6:30:59 PM

i would replace it with a better psu after a while because i dont have much money to purchase more devices
a b å Intel
July 22, 2012 6:48:28 PM

Well since the Litepower 600w power supply is really a 500w power supply ( 480 watts / 40 amps on the 12v rail ) it would be better. It's still Solytech made junk though. It should power the card at least. If he will swap it out for free then go for it. You can at least see if that fixes the problem.
July 22, 2012 6:54:28 PM

ok thanks for your help but what power supply you recommend for such a system and what does it cost
a b å Intel
July 22, 2012 7:38:50 PM

Any of the brands I listed above. 500 watts is plenty. Honestly as long as it's a quality unit a 450w power supply would be fine. The problem is the Thermaltake is not a quality unit.
a b å Intel
July 22, 2012 8:45:22 PM

You really don't have much to choose from. To be honest the 600w Thermaltake is about your best bet. It will be plenty for your system and it's about the best one on that site. It just should be labeled a 500w power supply not 600 watts.
July 22, 2012 8:54:57 PM

ok thanks ill try my best to get another brand in the near future
July 22, 2012 9:13:47 PM

will it give enough power to overclock the cpu or the vga ?
July 22, 2012 9:26:49 PM

The question is, why didn't you do the proper research before buying?

As stated above the Thermaltake PSU's aren't very good at all, so I wouldn't even attempt an over clock on anything until you have a proper good quality PSU, with at least 650 watts or more. But that wattage is entirely dependent on your whole system build.

The ideal option would be a full refund on that Thermaltake PSU and buy a better one from a different site. And then, do some proper research before you do any overclocking.
July 22, 2012 9:31:46 PM

first i thought that tt is the best i did not now that i asked few people and they said its good how much power is needed to overclock the vga and cpu and keep the psu not at full activity ?
a b å Intel
July 22, 2012 9:54:53 PM

As I said above a quality 450w power supply is plenty for your system. Nvidia recommends a larger 500 watt unit because not all power supplies are good quality.

The 12v rail is the most important part of a power supply because in a modern computer that's what powers the main power hungry components like the CPU and GPU.

The Thermaltake 450w unit you have now has 324 watts and 27 amps on the 12v rail. For example of a high quality model the Antec High Current Gamer 400w model provides 360 watts and 30 amps on the 12v rail. So in reality the 400w Antec provides more power.

The 600 watt Thermaltake provides 480 watts and 40 amps on the 12v rail while the Antec HCG 520 watt model provides the same thing.

So you can see why I said they are mislabeled.


Hollerrr the OP is in Lebanon and his choices are very limited. The same is true in many parts of the world.
July 22, 2012 10:49:04 PM

anort3 said:
Hollerrr the OP is in Lebanon and his choices are very limited. The same is true in many parts of the world.


Fair enough, sorry guys.
July 25, 2012 12:06:53 PM

guys i changed the power supply to the 600w and it stayed the same i recheked the rams changed vga again and tried on an other intel dp67bg what will be the issue i moved all the piecies to the other dp67bg board and the issue stayed the same
July 26, 2012 2:18:16 PM

i sent my computer to the seller and they checked it and seems to be the cpu 3770 lga 1155 ivy bridge is not compatible with board it seamed for me a little wierd
1 question which better intel Desktop Board DH67CL with the ivy bridge i7 3770 o intel deesktop board dp67bg with i7 2600Kand with the same rams vga etc
a b å Intel
July 26, 2012 4:53:05 PM

The 3770 is about 7% faster than the 2600K clock for clock. However an H67 board and a 3770 non "K" will not overclock while a P67 wih a 2600K will overclock quite easily to ~4.5Ghz with a good aftermarket cooler. Of those 2 the 2600K is a better choice at least if you have a CPU cooler.
July 26, 2012 6:34:58 PM

ok thanks from where are you ?
July 26, 2012 9:01:41 PM

such a system how much will it cost in your country
a b å Intel
July 26, 2012 9:53:12 PM

I'm in the state of Georgia in the USA.

I have not built a computer with all new parts in years. I upgrade a few parts at a time. The next thing I will get is a new graphics card in a month or two when the GTX 660 is released.

I guess if I had to part it out based on how much each part cost when I bought it new. I order all my parts online usually from newegg.com.

i7 2600K - $310
Gigabyte P67A UD4 - $150
EVGA GTX 460 1GB - $230
8GB GSkill Ripjaws X DDR3 1600 - $230
OCZ Vertex 2 120GB - $240
Antec 1200 - $165
WD 640GB Black hard drives x 2 - $150
WD 250GB Blue hard drives x 2 - $120
Scythe Mugen 2 Rev B cooler - $40
Corsair 750TX - $75
Samsung 23in LED LCD 2ms 1920 x 1080 - $225
Logitech Z 2300 speakers - $100
Logitech G15 Keyboard - $75
Logitech MX 1100 mouse - $75
Asus DVD Burner - $20
Windows 7 Ultimate x64 - $165

A little over $2000

That is what I paid for each part when it was new not what I could get it for today. And most of my parts are at least a year and a half old. Some as much as 3 or 4 years old like my speakers and case.
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