[Novalug] PSU question
gregfaust at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 09:42:37 EST 2008
The power supply with the better efficiency rating would draw less total
power and generate less heat.
On Jan 18, 2008 8:22 AM, Ed James <edjames at greenbelt.com> wrote:
> PSU pros,
> Suppose a computer has a 400 watt PSU, but only uses 100 watts
> (peak, as in booting up). Suppose the PSU is replaced by a similarly
> designed PSU but is a 200 watt version.
> Would the computer use the same power, or less? Basically, is less
> power wasted in a smaller PSU that's more suitable for a given load?
> Ed James
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