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Old 11-15-2005, 06:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently built a new pc and I had 3 computer friends look at my work and what I had done building it. They said everything was to par, but when I tried to power up my box, the power supply will squeal. I bought another PS and still got this squeal. Could this be a wattage issue? (This was a 350watt psu). I'm not running anything special: one hard drive, one dvd rom, one floppy, nothing special. just a run of the mill entry level gaming box.

any input you could give me would be fantastic, thank you
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what video card? a hdd is about 5-7w a dvd-drive anywhere between 20w and 50w. the rest is fairly negligible. do the psu's have any problem in another rig?
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you shuld have at least 400W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104953
something like that
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