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Old 05-23-2004, 10:22 PM   #1
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Question 450 watt Power supply.....enough?

Hey, I want to add on a new 120 gig hd and a new ati 9800 pro video card. both plug into the PS. I just want to know if my 450 watt power supply is enough to handle all of the hardware (3x 120gig hds, video card, cd writer, dvd rom, floppy drive) or should I upgrade my PS before installing the new parts?



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Amd Athlon xp 3200+ 2.2 ghz
512 ddr ram
ati 9200 se video card
Lg cd writer
Lg dvd-rom
2 x 120 gig Maxtor hd
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450 watt PS
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Old 05-23-2004, 11:27 PM   #2
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It's more dependent on cpu size.You have that more than covered.
I have a 300 watt and a 1.7.Get a fan/heat probe.Temp is a factor.
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yup should be more than enough
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If it's a decent quality power supply, it should be fine.
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Old 12-07-2008, 11:39 PM   #5
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more than enough, i had a 350 watt PSU with a 120gb hdd and a radeon 9800 back in the day.
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