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Is my power supply's output high enough?

Posted on 2004-03-22
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Hi folks

Just a quick one..

Case with motorized door, LCD display etc
Gigabyte Pro2 800FSB m/board
Pentium 4 3.0GHZ processor
512MB PC3200 DDR RAM (2x256 - Dual Channel)
FX5600 128MB graphics card (with fan)
Seagate 80GB SATA HDD
CDRW
DVDRW
WXP Home

and erm.....

A 350W PSU. Is this enough??

Thanks in advance

Al
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Question by:Aljeebo
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by:Wojciech Duda
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Hi Aljeebo,

I have a similar system and 350W is enough, but your video card could be a problem - it's a bit power greedy. If you have many USB devices you could be getting problems when running many things at once.

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Snowguy earned 185 total points
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Use this link and fill in the blanks.

http://www.jscustompcs.com/power_supply/
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by:Aljeebo
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Thanks Snowguy, very useful website.

Thanks also mcwojtekk, but I think the customer has USB devices and the power wattage calculator recommends 400W - don't wanna risk it.

Al
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