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Old 03-10-2005, 09:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default PSU - What watt?

Can anyone tell me how I can work out what wattage PSU I will need?

I plan on having:

S939 mobo
512Mb RAM
AMD 3200+ or 3400+ (may be overclocked)
2 HDDs
1 DVD writer
1 AGP or PCI-E video card
a few fans, etc

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Old 03-10-2005, 09:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Antec 400 watt will suffice

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Old 03-10-2005, 09:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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A decent 420watt at minimum.

I run a very simmilar setup but with more than few fans (13) on a 420watt thermaltake td-420ad and it's going great. And i have an extra 512 of ram.

This is exactly what i run on my 420
2 WD 7200RPM harddrives
13+ fans
AMD 3400+ OC'ed to 2.47
CD Burner
Asus A8V OC'ed to 265ish
2x 512 meg ram
6600GT OC'ed
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Old 03-10-2005, 10:25 AM   #4 (permalink)
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at LEAST 400, check my specs, i got an antec 400, and im lookin to upgrade to on o these,
AMD 64 3400+ s939 / ASUS A8V Deluxe (K8T800Pro) / Kingston Dual Channel DDR 400 (2 x 256) Corsair Value DDR 400 (2 x 512) / ATI Radeaon 9600XT / Seagate 120 GB/
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