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what wattage psu would i need

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by browolf, 5 Feb 2006.

  1. browolf

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    if i had say a p4/3ghz and a radeon x850, say 2 hard drives and a dvdrw?

    thx
     
  2. BigDom

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    400Wish should be fine, say a Tagan Silent 430W
     
  3. ajgoodfellow

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    As above

    I'm running an overclocked Opteron 146, X800Pro, 2 optical drives, raptor, 9250 (second video card) and a few usb attachments from an Antec 380W without any problems
     
  4. browolf

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    sounds good. thx.

    actually i have another question. that tagan psu, will it have power cables for ide devices, of which i have 3?
     
    Last edited: 6 Feb 2006
  5. ajgoodfellow

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    Yes
     
  6. browolf

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    oh good :)
     
  7. fornowagain

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