How Much Power? Tags: Power Supplies Power Components Last response: May 1, 2004 2:30 PM in Components Share Iron_Chef May 1, 2004 12:09:22 AM How much power would one want for this setup? Or is there a calulator out there that is good? P4 3ghz E Abit Max3 1 gig DDR (2) SATA drives (2) optical Drives ATI 9800pro 1 or 2 PCI cards (Voice Modem & ?) plus a few case fans ALso Suggestion for a good low temp PSU Cheers More about : power kinetic_tw May 1, 2004 4:48:23 AM A *quality* 400 or 450W PSU should be plenty. Check out the usual suspects; Antec, Fortron, Enermax _WW_ May 1, 2004 1:06:00 PM This is a page to help you calculate your power needs: <A HREF="http://www.jscustompcs.com/power_supply/" target="_new">Power Supply Wattage Calculator</A> And Toms has an article written in January that reviews about 15 PSUs. <A HREF="http://www6.tomshardware.com/howto/20040122/index.html" target="_new">http://www6.tomshardware.com/howto/20040122/index.html&...;/A> For an example I'm using the 400w Vantec Ion with a floppy drive, four hard drives, three optical drives, 1x120mm fan, 3x92mmfans, and 1x80mm fan. I've had this for awhile now with the adjustable fans set below maximum and have had no problems. ....WW (5.0) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Iron_Chef May 1, 2004 2:30:48 PM Thanks for the info - I like these PSUs -> Any Thoughts? Thinking this one Fortron 400W - FSP400-60PNU-R1 (With bottom 12CM Fan) $62 or these 2 maybe Fortron 400W - FSP400-60PFN RET $62 Antec - True 430 $67 or is this worth the extra $20+ ZALMAN Noise-free 400W(PFC, ver 1.3) - ZM400B-APS $88 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How much power for a custom Water loop? Forum How much power do these graphics cards use? Forum Anyway to tell about how much power your pc uses in a day or month Forum How much power do I need? Forum how much power supply do i need Forum How much power will I need for this gaming system? Forum How much power is too much power ? Forum How much power does OC consume? Forum How much power ? Forum How much power do I need? Forum How much power supply/Watt Forum How much power ? Forum How much power ? Forum How much power for my config? Forum How much power do i need? Forum How much power do i need? Forum Help! How much power on 1st build? Forum PSU Help Forum How much Power do I need? Forum How much power is all this using? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !