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asus rog thor powersupplies

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if it has some room to breath

 

btw, just that i've said it: asus thor is a seasonic prime if anyone needs to know


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1 minute ago, heytheremister said:

you guys think these asus rog thor 850w powersupply will be fine if its under a psu cover which would prob majorly block psu air flow?

psus dont need that much airflow

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probably not a good idea, I've personally killed a psu from not allowing air to get to it .. took my PC off the desk and sat it directly on the carpet forgetting the psu was facing down


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2 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

btw, just that i've said it: asus thor is a seasonic prime if anyone needs to know

.. but I want to see my live wattage usage 


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What case are you using?

Which way is the PSU orientated? (Fan face up inside the case or facing down)


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Just turn it around, so it's intaking air from the bottom and just don't set it on carpet or similar (if you have to, place it on a piece of wood so it has some breathing room from the bottom).


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1 minute ago, Spotty said:

What case are you using?

Which way is the PSU orientated? (Fan face up inside the case or facing down)

the fan is facing up because of the oled screen so its upwards to the psu cover

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Just now, heytheremister said:

the fan is facing up because of the oled screen so its upwards to the psu cover

What case are you using? Does it have a PSU shroud?

 

2 minutes ago, GeoSquigg said:

.. but I want to see my live wattage usage 

What is with all the Asus ROG Thor users today asking this same question...

 


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5 minutes ago, GeoSquigg said:

.. but I want to see my live wattage usage 

i didn't mention the value yet... this was just personal research (or rather asking jon garrow about it...)


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3 minutes ago, Spotty said:

What case are you using? Does it have a PSU shroud?

 

What is with all the Asus ROG Thor users today asking this same question...

 

ASUS should've known that the majority of PSU get mounted fanside down .. no idea why they wouldn't design it around that fact .. but for the 10 year warranty, thats a long time of minimal air to the PSU .. wonder if they've made that able to void your warranty .. i just use an outlet plug and then plug my system into that to see how much I'm pulling from the wall 


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9 hours ago, heytheremister said:

you guys think these asus rog thor 850w powersupply will be fine if its under a psu cover which would prob majorly block psu air flow?

Maybe but pointless.

Its just an overpriced Seasonic unit.

You can get the Original for less money.

 

Or something else from someone else.


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On 2/21/2019 at 12:38 AM, heytheremister said:

you guys think these asus rog thor 850w powersupply will be fine if its under a psu cover which would prob majorly block psu air flow?

PSU can be oriented fan up or fan down. It doesn't matter.  Gravity has no effect.

 

But if you have a PSU shroud, how are you going to see the power meter??????

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4 minutes ago, jonnyGURU said:

PSU can be oriented fan up or fan down. It doesn't matter.  Gravity has no effect.

 

But if you have a PSU shroud, how are you going to see the power meter??????

Some cases have a cutout on the side for the PSU. E.g. Phanteks does this on the Enthoo Pro M. 

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7 minutes ago, seon123 said:

Some cases have a cutout on the side for the PSU. E.g. Phanteks does this on the Enthoo Pro M. 

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Oh... I didn't see where OP stated what case he was using.

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6 minutes ago, jonnyGURU said:

Oh... I didn't see where OP stated what case he was using.

I don't think they mentioned it. I just know that some cases have a shroud, but would allow them to see the side of the PSU. 


 

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I think the hoomans put their builds here?

Why do you hoomans give your builds a name? Here's my build, which I shall call "Do as I Say, Not As I Do" (seriously, don't get this build)

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Ryzen 1500X @3,925 GHz

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Sapphire Radeon R9 280 Dual-X @1120 MHz / 1450 MHz

120GB 850 Evo

120GB Kingston SSD

500GB WD Blue

Cooler Master Elite 430

Seasonic Prime Titanium 650W

Logitech G710 with Kailh Box Jade

Logitech G502

HyperX Cloud

And my laptop, which I shall call "If It's Stupid But It Works" (It can actually play CS:GO at 50 FPS, and Civ V at 25 FPS)

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