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Need Advice building a File Server

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January 23, 2006 1:51:21 PM

I am building a file server with the HighPoint RocketRAID 2320 pci-e and 8 WD 400gig HD. DFI LanParty mobo with athlon64 X2, 1gig ram, 1-dvd rom, 1 floppy and ati x550, and a SATA system HD. I was wondering what power supply should i get for this setting? I am afraid i have too many hard drives and i might not have enough power. I was thinking of getting a 600Watts but is that enough? Thank you!



tg_Nick
January 23, 2006 2:30:53 PM

600W power should be plenty.
Each HD only uses approx 10W of power.

Power usage for HDD

CPU and graphics are the most power hungry devices.

P.S> Make sure you have good cooling installed :wink:
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