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Old 04-07-2005, 05:51 PM   #1
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Thumbs up will my psu be enough. please help time is running out.

this is my computer spec

Gigabyte K8NXP-9 nForce4 Ultra (Socket 939) PCI-Express Motherboard

HIS Excalibur ATI Radeon X800 XL ICEQII TURBO 256MB DDR3 TV-Out/DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail (RX800XL-ICEQ)

Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 10 NCQ 200GB 6B200MO SATA 8MB Cache -

AOpen DVD-1648 Chameleon 16x DVD-ROM inc.

AOpen DUW1608 Chameleon 16x DVD±RW Dual Layer ReWriter inc.

Zalman CNPS7000B-CU Ultra-Quiet CPU Cooler - Retail

Akasa Rounded Ultra ATA133/100/66 IDE

Akasa Serial ATA 45cm Red EL Data Cable

Zalman ZMF1 80mm Silent Case fan - 3 pin

Logitech Internet Pro Keyboard (Black) -

Logitech Ultra-X Optical Mouse - OEM

Crucial 1GB (2x512MB) DDR PC3200 Ballistix Dual Channel Kit

AMD Athlon 64 3800 Newcastle 130nm (Socket 939) -

Enermax CS-527 Case Black No PSU

Akasa Ultra Quiet 400W Paxpower Active PFC ATX2.0 PSU - Black Nickel

Creative I-Trigue 2.1 3400 Speakers - Retail

Will my 400W psu be enogh to run this nicely. Please help me.
Thanks Phil
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Old 04-07-2005, 06:07 PM   #2
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Default Re: will my psu be enough

your psu should run that fine. major things that take up power are:

cpu
video
cd drives
pci cards

yours should give you more than enough
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erm no he needs atleast 500watt
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how do you figure?, i dunno how much that card requires but i thought that card only needed like 300 watts...
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?? your kidding right...
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nope..seriously how much pwoer does that card need?
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it should be enough.
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go 500, 550, or 600 just to be safe, I wouldnt risk it. it may work but i wouldnt take the chance, be safe and get a 500w at least
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