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Ferocious

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Hi all.

.please help me I've got a gameing pc and 3 weeks ago the power supply went pop...
What I wanted to ask is...

Can I use a NRP-VC403 in my pc....the one that popped was a NRP-VC503...

Will the 403 give me enough power...?

I'm lost without my pc...missing my games Lola...
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jds63

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Ferocious,

 

:welcome:

 

Please list make and model of PC. Also hardware installed in system, Video Cards, Sounds cards, Hard Drives, optical drives and how many each and there make and model numbers.

Amount of wattage and amps for a power supply is determined by system and it's hardwares needs, can not suggest anything without knowing more about system what will work best for you.


Edited by jds63, 22 January 2015 - 02:09 PM.

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Ferocious

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Ok thx I willl try get all the info
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O.k. need to calculate amount of wattage and amps needed.

 

NRP-VC403 this one is 400W
NPR-VC503 is 500W

To me these aren't best PSU's mean there budget power supplies and not listed as 80plus certified


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Gday

FYI.  Xigmatek 500W [NRP-VC503] is a really poor quality PSU, likely to damage your rig, has a tendency to explode, video on this review, > http://hardwareinsig...nrp-vc503-500w/  

Use a 80+ certified PSU from a reputable manufacturer. .  


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Gday

FYI.  Xigmatek 500W [NRP-VC503] is a really poor quality PSU, likely to damage your rig, has a tendency to explode, video on this review, > http://hardwareinsig...nrp-vc503-500w/

Use a 80+ certified PSU from a reputable manufacturer. .  

Going to suggest better as i saw they were not good quality, but i needed more information about hardware on system from OP


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Always a good idea as the OP could be running multiple video cards.

The country where parts are purchased is also useful.


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Op definately needs a better quality power supply. And no matter what the vendor (should always be good quality), going down in wattage is not the way to go because over the years components get added which require a higher wattage.


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