Published on 20th May 2008 by
Originally Posted by OleJI'm wondering why the power consumption flatlines at idle?
The three lowest consuming all don't go below 50W. Why is this?
Originally Posted by Seraphim WorksIt's quite probably to do with the efficiency of a 750w power supply at such a low draw. After all, you're talking about around 7% of the max power it can provide. At 7% it's incredibly unlikely the psu is that efficient. Throw it on a 200w dc-dc supply, and that 50W will drop.
Originally Posted by PanosAlso there isn't any word about Hybrid SLI!!!
Originally Posted by OleJMy thoughts exactly. But I would very much like Richard to try this out :) Or perhaps give his opinion on it.
It seems pretty silly testing power efficiency/consumption of a low wattage system with a PSU designed for extreme consumption.
Originally Posted by BindibadgiSorry it should be a 550W Corsair VX, not 750W. Corrected*
We don't have anything smaller than this in.
Originally Posted by BindibadgiFYI: We're about to arrange a 780G with local frame buffer and Pci-Express slot mini-ITX to come in soon too :)
Originally Posted by Seraphim WorksTis a shame Bit-Tech is based so far away from me, I've got a 200w DC-DC psu and brick sitting here. If you weren't so far away, I'd simply loan it just to see how low a power draw this setup would take.
Sorry to be a pain but is there a chance of checking undervolting options for me tomorrow when you guys are back in the office?
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