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If I install stronger PC power supply in terms of watts

  1. Feb 1, 2009 #1
    ...than my current unit,is there danger that some component in my PC will be destroyed?
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  3. Feb 1, 2009 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    No .
  4. Feb 1, 2009 #3


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    Although if you intend on overclocking I think this is helpful.
  5. Feb 1, 2009 #4
    But if my PC requires less power overall,does that mean that remaining power will be wasted?
  6. Feb 1, 2009 #5


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    If you have components that use a total of 50 W of power and you put in a 100 W supply then your computer will still just use 50 W of power. You won't "waste power", but your power supply will have more capacity than is being used.
  7. Feb 1, 2009 #6
    DaleSpam & Mk,

    thank you for your time and answers!
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