Best hardware for a replacement desktop?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Mon Jul 29 19:01:41 UTC 2019

On Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:27:03 +0000 (UTC), Paul Pathiakis wrote:
>Take that and add 33%.

On Tue, 23 Jul 2019 17:31:26 +0200, I wrote:
>I would be careful when calculating real power consumption. What makes
>you think that adding 33% is a good value?

On Mon, 29 Jul 2019 14:30:10 +0200, Matthias Fechner wrote:
>If you under or over 50% you will lose efficiency.

Again, oversized is way better, since calculating a realistic power
consumption is virtually impossible and it's also virtually impossible
to know the optimal workload of a power supply. Actually you only could
use specifications provided by the vendors. In the end you get a rough
guess on the values.

What are 33% or 50% of rough estimated values? The result is mere

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list