Solved 2nd hard drive? Do i have enough power? Tags: Hard Drives Power Storage Last response: July 21, 2010 1:45 PM in Storage Share devilhanzou July 13, 2010 4:19:54 PM I have a 600 watt coolmaster psu, and am running a 250 gig hard drive right now, and want to put in a 500 gig or 1 terabyte for putting pictures, movies, music etc... on. My other specs are: Phenom II 3.0 ghz 4 gig DDR3 1600mhz ATI 4850 X2 cd/rom 250 hard drive Do you guys think I am going to need to go up to a bigger PSU if I want to put in a 2nd hard drive? More about : 2nd hard drive power tecmo34 a c 143 G Storage July 13, 2010 4:23:21 PM You have enough power to add a 2nd hard drive. Hard drives use very minimal power and you have enough head room with your current PSU. Best solution Paperdoc a c 329 G Storage July 14, 2010 4:17:58 AM Share Today's typical HDD's use about 10 watts or less - some MAYBE up to 15. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer devilhanzou July 21, 2010 1:45:32 PM Best answer selected by devilhanzou. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 2nd Hard Drive dead in 2 weeks, need HELP! Forum Hard Disks - 2nd SATA drive detected in BIOS but NOT in Windows Disk Forum 2nd Seagate hard drive failed! Forum 500 gb hard drive fast enough ?? Forum Dell optiplex gx620 2nd hard drive xp can\'t see it? Forum Is my power supply enough ? Forum Just installed 2nd Hard drive but my PC isn't recognizing it... Forum 2nd Sata Hard Drive not Detected in BIOS Forum Is a ocz-450 enough to power the XFX 6850. Have a corei5 2400. One hard drive . n Forum How to partition 2nd internal hard drive Forum Setup SSD for software only and all files on 2nd hard drive Forum Will a 700 watt Power supply be enough ? Forum 2nd SATA Hard Drive Not Detected in BIOS or Setup Forum My 2nd hard drive is listed in Device manager but not in My Computer Forum Lion MacMini 2011, can I add a 2nd hard drive ? Forum 1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum Pins on Hard Drive Snapped Forum Data recovery on seagate hard drive Forum SSD, HDD, Slave drive, and Master drive questions... Forum System goes down as new drives is plugged in to power Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !