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ces wrote:Just get a cheap 2400, then use windows power management to turn it down to 80% or even 40%.
Interesting, I wasn't aware I could do that in Win7. As soon as I get the pre-order refunded I'll get the 2400.
I have to admit I have never tried it so you might want to experiement with it first. But others have done this:
Mats wrote:But you can always use the power options in Windows, set the maximum CPU speed to 80 % or whatever you feel like and you're done.
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Successfully started computer at work with the power supply so I hooked it up to my current board and everything booted up. Currently running with the video card connected. Processor should be here Thursday so I'll assemble the full computer this weekend.