My Core i7-3770 rig idles at 35W

Started Dec 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
stealthcomputer
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Re: Power supply spec
In reply to Chris Noble, Dec 22, 2012

Chris Noble wrote:

That is pretty typical. Many PC hobbyists spec unnecessarily large power supplies, which generates a lot of extra heat. A 200W supply is ample for an i7-grade system.

Depends what else you are running inside, a 200W supply would not be sufficient if it's a gaming rig for instance.

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