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Old 02-06-2006, 11:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 480 watts good enough?

Alright so my original plans were buying a $160 CM Stacker case and a $130 OCZ PSU.

So to save money I've been looking at the Antec Performance TX1088AMG which comes with a 480 watt TruePower 2.0.

I will also be getting a -DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D Mobo
-Opteron 165
-2gb ddr 500 RAM
-Western Digital Caviar SE16 250gb
-Zalman 9500 Fan/Heatsink
-2 DVD/CD ROM combo drives
-3 of those really powerful vantec 80 mm fans
-1 of the Vantec 92 mm fans
-And 1 160 CFM Delta 120 mm fan

Plus I will be OCing. And what I want to know is if my PSU will be good enough.

Thanks in advance.

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Old 02-06-2006, 11:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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480 should be fine

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Old 02-07-2006, 04:35 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Prob u would want more cause u have 2 DVD combo drives.
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Old 02-07-2006, 05:35 AM   #4 (permalink)
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480W looks fine, but i would go with a bigger psu so i can upgrade my computer without upgrading my psu at the same time
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Old 02-07-2006, 05:52 AM   #5 (permalink)
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ive got a antec neopower 480 and thats running my system fine, and i have 5 case fans, only difference really is your graphics card will take up more power. but thats evened out by the fact im running 5 hard drives off mine. A decent 480 is fine for that system.
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