Best hardware for a replacement desktop?

Paul Pathiakis pathiaki2 at
Mon Jul 29 11:40:22 UTC 2019


    On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 6:54:23 PM EDT, RW via freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions at> wrote:  
 On Tue, 23 Jul 2019 20:44:35 +0200
Ralf Mardorf via freebsd-questions wrote:

> On Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:18:48 -0400, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> >Since there is only a $15 (at most) between 450/600 W (roughly the
> >same price range) and 850 W I mightiest well do overkill  
> Regarding the PSU I'm in favour of overkill, too, if fundable. I'm
> surprised about the minimal price differences. I would take a look at
> the Ampere available on the secondary side.
> While I disagree with Paul Pathiakis regarding the "overkill", he has
> good a good point: "efficiency"

The reason for avoiding overpowered PSUs is not the difference in
price, it's that they are optimized for different loads.  
## and here I was thinking I was going to have to explain this... :D

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