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Old 05-22-07, 03:39 PM   #65
Brent101
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Default Re: Kentsfield/Quad-Core Overclocking Thread

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Originally Posted by walterman
How many watts do you need for a quad core ?

I was testing that PSU calculator at (http://www.extreme.outervision.com/index.jsp), & with a 8800GTX it told me that i needed >1000W

Dunno if it's real, but seems overkill for me.

Under system type, make you sure you have "single processor" selected, even if it is a quad core cpu. If you have it set to quad processor, you are telling it that you have 4 phyiscal cpus/sockets. Im pretty sure that is why it is saying 1000+ watts.
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