how big power supply

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Eis, Jan 28, 2001.

  1. Eis

    Eis Guest

    i building a system and im woundering how big of a power supply ill need the sstems gonna be a 1.2 thunderbird on a kt7a raid<BR>hercules ultra, creativelab soundblaster live,256 133 bus ram,2 hard drives [24 gig hd,19 gig hd], cdrom and a hp 9100 cdrw con you tell me how much ill need and what would be too much
  2. AL_ACE

    AL_ACE Guest

    man alive what a system !! i have to say about a 400 watt power supply !!! or may a 431 watt just to be safe !! and plus if you run alot of fans in the case theres exta power sucking lol !!! i have to say about a 400 to 431 watt power supply !! cya
  3. How about this one:<P>KT7-RAID<BR>700 Thunderbird @ 800 MHz<BR>384MB Memory PC-133 CAS2<BR>45 Gigs HD<BR>30 Gigs HD<BR>20 Gigs HD<BR>8 Gigs HD<BR>GeForce2 ULTRA<BR>5 PCI cards<BR>SCSI CD-ROM<BR>16x Speed ReWriter<BR>Soundblaster Live Platinum 5.1<P>And I'm just using a 300 Watts Power Supply :} <IMG SRC=""><P>------------------<BR>Hilbert Hagedoorn - Chief Editor<BR>- "Always remember you're unique, just like everyone else."
  4. Eis

    Eis Guest

    nice systen got me beat lol. so you think a 300 watt will do for me

  5. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Eis, I'm currently building a similar system, and am also concerned about the power supply... <P>Do we really need 431 watts?<P>Or is 300 watts enough...<P>Next week:<P>1.2 Ghz Thunderbird<BR>Abit KT7a RAID<BR>IBM Deskstar 75GXP 45GB HD<BR>Hercules Prophet II Pro 64MB<BR>Plextor PlexWriter 12/10/32A CD-RW<BR>Sound Blaster Live Platinum 5.1<P>
  6. Eis

    Eis Guest

    well i picked up a 400 watt heard that 300 might be good enough but i figured that the athlon runs hot and im gona try and run more hdd and put a bunch of fans in figured better safet thatn sorry.

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