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    Quote Originally Posted by [size=6
    Albinus[/size]]
    Doesn't the K7S5A like blowing up certain power supplies? :confused:
    No it doesn't blow them up but it does require a good one that supplies above normal wattage on the 3.3 & 5volt rails to run it stably which I've found mainly requires a PSU worth as much as the board itself if not more. :smokin:
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    yea...i tihnk the epox boards also have the tendency to do that...my frend had a 400W psu and his 5 volt and 3.3 volt were too low and it died after a few months and now he's got a topower 420w:D
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    Never heard nor had an EPoX board do that. :confused:

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    hmm well maybe it was just a one-off...maybe his original psu was faulty....who knows...altohguh i'd still go for an epox board anyday...:afro:
    Epox 8RDA+
    xp2100@ 2.46ghz (214x11.5)
    Radeon 9700 pro
    512mb corsair xms3200 5-3-2-2@214
    512k ADSL
    SLK-800 HSF
    SB Audigy + Ultrasone HFI650DVD
    modded case: 2x120mm,4x80mm
    40GB Seagate Barracuda 4
    Sony trinitron 17"
    Antec Trupower 380W
    3D mark2003 : 5050

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