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Core 2 E4300 Power requirement with no video card

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April 29, 2007 2:31:50 AM

Hi I am building a new system and planning to use Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 Allendale, I am not sure how power I really need, does anyone has a website that provide info with power consumption of parts? RAM, CD-ROM etc.
April 29, 2007 3:23:08 AM

Ah sweet, thanks
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April 29, 2007 3:53:48 AM

Thats a nice PD 940 OC btw.
April 29, 2007 5:11:01 AM

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Thats a nice PD 940 OC btw.
Sure is. :)  I would say to get ~ a 500w PSU...better to have a little extra...should you decide to add a graphics card, or a few more HD's. GL :) 
April 30, 2007 1:30:35 AM

Thanks : )

But I won't be adding anything. The PC I am building is basically use for word/internet no games at all.

My other question is, A P4 3.2Ghz Prescott eats a lot more power than a Core 2 E4300 isn't it?
April 30, 2007 2:16:37 AM

Sure does.
April 30, 2007 4:19:31 AM

Like how much more does the Prescott uses tho? do you know?
April 30, 2007 4:31:38 AM

Sure Do. Heres the link
April 30, 2007 6:17:45 AM

If it's not overclocked I think the whole system wouldnt use more than 70-80w at full load.
April 30, 2007 1:15:45 PM

Ah thanks guys, sweet stuff here.
April 30, 2007 3:06:30 PM

100W idle
230W load

However, these values include a video card but I do not know the exact config (taken from a review).
April 30, 2007 3:11:23 PM



230W at load? With an 8800GTX ??
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