Better PSU = better performance?

By manofmany
Jan 22, 2009
  1. Is it feasible to believe that the 500W thermaltake I just installed in place of my stock HP 300W hipro made a HUGE different in performance? Everything seems so much smoother now and more operable. I had about 8 USB devices along with a XFX 7900GS Nvidia card running and 3 sticks of 1GB ram. With of course a SATA HD and DVDRW.

    I now have the 6 pin connector I needed for my GFX card though. I'm anxious to play a game :)
  2. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 3,481   +44

    I wouldnt doubt that it would, 300 watts for what you have is pretty low.
  3. klepto12

    klepto12 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,115   +9

    sounds good to me man you were probably taxing the 300w PSU pretty hard.
  4. manofmany

    manofmany TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    Yeah thanks to you guys for the suggestions. I held out and got that brand new thermaltake for $20 on eBay

    Word of advice as a powerseller, if you want good deals.. look for auctions that end on Sunday ;)
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