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PSU question

#1FlexasaurusPosted 6/11/2014 1:43:50 PM
So I just built my new PC and I noticed my Corsair TX850M fan wasn't spinning at all. I was freaking till I read that these PSUs have a fanless mode when running at low power usage/cool temp.

My question how can I push my PSU to the max to make sure the fan is working? I tried running prime for an hour but that didn't do much.
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hmm...
#2mrtywerPosted 6/11/2014 1:46:10 PM(edited)
Moar grafix cradz.

For real, though, having a lot of peripherals will cause a higher power drain - using inefficient, older hard drives can use more power - MOLEX vs Sata power...
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MSI H87-G43 | Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.5 Ghz | 8G Gskill Ripjaws X @ 1600 | Sapphire Radeon R7 260x
#3Flexasaurus(Topic Creator)Posted 6/11/2014 1:50:53 PM
Hmm...

Not sure what else I could add to it.

PC Specs

3570K
GTX 670
8GB
1TB WD HDD
Asrock Z77 Extreme3

I'm guessing the PSU is too OP for the rest of my specs to do much damage.
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hmm...
#4KillerTrufflePosted 6/11/2014 2:09:06 PM
Even loading CPU and GPU to their max TDP, you're not likely to be using over 300-350W, so no, you're nowhere *close* to that PSU's maximum. Short of adding more power hungry components, I'm not sure how you could max your PSU out.
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