[mythtv-users] Getting OT: What size power supply for this backend...

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Thu Dec 14 06:03:47 UTC 2006

R. G. Newbury wrote:
> I'd give some thought to getting a PSU which is efficient. We Mythtv'ers 
> tend to leave our machines on 24/7...a MB which throttles down and a PSU 
> which reacts accordingly would be good.

Also look for a PSU with a high "power factor."  It's difficult to
explain succinctly what power factor represents, but the closer to 1.0
the more efficient the PSU will be.

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