Will logisys psu run this setup?

I know it's crappy and all but it served me very well for a year till august , and it's not been used since then.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817170017&cm_re=logisys-_-17-170-017-_-Product

I was running
p4 3.4 ghz. prescott
3gb ram 1gb,2gb. (2 sticks)
9600 gt.
2 hard drives.
2 dvd drives
and un atx mobo
( did I forget anything)?

will this psu be able to run this:

e6300 pentium dual core 2.8 ghz
same 9600 gt
1 hard drive
1 dvd drive
1 stick ram 2gb
ga-g31m-es2l micro atx


note this is my 2'nd pc :D
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  1. You already know it's crappy so we'll leave that alone.

    E6300 uses less power than a P4 and you're losing 2 drives, it should power the upgraded system.

    You did mention that you knew it was a crappy psu , right ?
  2. delluser1 said:
    You already know it's crappy so we'll leave that alone.

    E6300 uses less power than a P4 and you're losing 2 drives, it should power the upgraded system.

    You did mention that you knew it was a crappy psu , right ?


    YEP :D

    hope it don't blow up ... :??:
  3. Hmmmm...... The 25 amps on the 12 volt rail is weak. A high quality 500 to 550 watt power supply will usually have about 40 amps on the 12 volt rail. That makes me wonder what else is lacking.

    I can't recall anyone asking about Logisys during the past couple of years. Normally Google is my friend; however, I didn't find any technical reviews for the specific model. I did take a look at reviews at several other models. Generally speaking, the power supplies are adequate for typical users but not for hardcore gamers into serious overclocking on a do or die mission to save the planet from alien invaders.

    Luckily there are quite a few technical reviews which show power consumption for systems with a 9600GT. Here are a few examples:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/nvidia-geforce-9600-gt,1780-18.html

    http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/graphics/2008/02/21/g94_nvidia_geforce_9600_gt_graphics_card/13

    http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=522&type=expert&pid=14

    The official recommendation is for a 400 watt power supply with 25 amps on the 12 volt rail. That's for the entire pc system. Manufacturers have a tendency to overestimate power requirements. They factor in the performance of low budget psu's. You'll probably be okay for a while. I recommend you start saving for a high quality power supply.
  4. JohnnyLucky said:
    Hmmmm...... The 25 amps on the 12 volt rail is weak. A high quality 500 to 550 watt power supply will usually have about 40 amps on the 12 volt rail. That makes me wonder what else is lacking.

    I can't recall anyone asking about Logisys during the past couple of years. Normally Google is my friend; however, I didn't find any technical reviews for the specific model. I did take a look at reviews at several other models. Generally speaking, the power supplies are adequate for typical users but not for hardcore gamers into serious overclocking on a do or die mission to save the planet from alien invaders.

    Luckily there are quite a few technical reviews which show power consumption for systems with a 9600GT. Here are a few examples:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/nvidia-geforce-9600-gt,1780-18.html

    http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/graphics/2008/02/21/g94_nvidia_geforce_9600_gt_graphics_card/13

    http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=522&type=expert&pid=14

    The official recommendation is for a 400 watt power supply with 25 amps on the 12 volt rail. That's for the entire pc system. Manufacturers have a tendency to overestimate power requirements. They factor in the performance of low budget psu's. You'll probably be okay for a while. I recommend you start saving for a high quality power supply.
    this pc will not be used a lot. not so much for gaming and definitely no overclocking. I just want it to run the system, that all and hope it doesn't blow up
  5. If little gaming and no overclocking, then you'll be okay.
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