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Is there software that will calculate how much power I use?

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July 25, 2006 3:15:02 AM

Is the 350W I have enough for:

Athlon 64 3400+
2xSata WD 200GB each RAID 0
1 EIDE 250 Maxtor for backup and home DV files
ATI 9600 128MB
2GB dual Channel RAM
SOYO mobo socket 939
2 DVD burners, best is 16X dual layer (only use one at a time)
Creative Soundblaster Audigy 2ZS with internal breakout box

Is there any software that will tell me how much juice I'm using up already?
July 25, 2006 3:45:01 AM

yup.

should be aslong as the PSU is a good brand name.
July 25, 2006 4:00:35 AM

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Is the 350W I have enough for:

Athlon 64 3400+
2xSata WD 200GB each RAID 0
1 EIDE 250 Maxtor for backup and home DV files
ATI 9600 128MB
2GB dual Channel RAM
SOYO mobo socket 939
2 DVD burners, best is 16X dual layer (only use one at a time)
Creative Soundblaster Audigy 2ZS with internal breakout box

Is there any software that will tell me how much juice I'm using up already?


Here:

http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculator.jsp
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July 25, 2006 4:54:59 PM

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Hihi that remaind me on something, that was my first question on this forum.

http://forumz.tomshardware.com/hardware/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=177798&highlight=


technically speaking. its not possible. badge gave u a link to a PSU calc. its not very accurate and gives a general ball park number.

How close is general ball park...

I addded up the hardware in my system and it came to 466 watts
and have a 450w powersupply....
guess i should get something a bit better?
July 25, 2006 5:11:56 PM

Quote:
Hihi that remaind me on something, that was my first question on this forum.

http://forumz.tomshardware.com/hardware/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=177798&highlight=


technically speaking. its not possible. badge gave u a link to a PSU calc. its not very accurate and gives a general ball park number.

How close is general ball park...

I addded up the hardware in my system and it came to 466 watts
and have a 450w powersupply....
guess i should get something a bit better?

Your power supply could be strained and run hot. If that is the caes, I would replace it.
July 25, 2006 5:21:43 PM

Quote:
Hihi that remaind me on something, that was my first question on this forum.

http://forumz.tomshardware.com/hardware/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=177798&highlight=


technically speaking. its not possible. badge gave u a link to a PSU calc. its not very accurate and gives a general ball park number.

How close is general ball park...

I addded up the hardware in my system and it came to 466 watts
and have a 450w powersupply....
guess i should get something a bit better?

the calc gives ratings when ur system is under 100% load. everythign is running @ 100% if the PSU isnt an issue there is no point in fixing it.
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