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. m 0 l Best solution Paperdoc a c 348 G Storage July 14, 2010 4:17:58 AM Today's typical HDD's use about 10 watts or less - some MAYBE up to 15. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer devilhanzou July 21, 2010 1:45:32 PM Best answer selected by devilhanzou. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs a ocz-450 enough to power the XFX 6850. Have a corei5 2400. One hard drive. n Forum Solved305w power supply enough for two hard drives (and other components)? Forum evga gtx 760 superclocked sli with a tx-750watt power supply. I have a 1TB hard drive and 5 led fans. Is that enough power Forum Connecting DVD SATA powered to 2nd SATA connector on SATA Hard Drive cable. Forum SolvedDell Optiplex 755 MT - Adding 2nd Hard drive - Any system factors limiting size and/or speed Forum SolvedInstalling on my 2nd hard drive Forum Solved2nd hard drive with O/S upgrade Forum SolvedAdding a 2nd Hard Drive; Doesn't seem to Fit Forum SolvedHow do I set my 2nd hard drive as the master? Forum Solvedcompatible 2nd hard drive for 2002 Dell Dimension 4550 series Forum Solved2nd Hard Drive not showing and E: Drive? Forum Solved2nd hard drive Forum SolvedAdding 2nd hard drive (in cd caddy) to toshiba w50 will not boot to windows with caddy attached Forum Solved2nd hard drive not found in Windows 8 Forum SolvedUpgrading hard drive of Asus K55A laptop to SSD and recs on 2nd Hard Drive Forum SolvedDo I need to install MS updates on a 2nd hard drive? Forum SolvedOS won't load from 2nd hard drive Forum SolvedMY 2nd Hard Drive SATA doesnt Have a Network Adapter Forum Solved2nd hard drive make my PC so slow. Forum SolvedHow to remove OS from 2nd hard-drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !