How do i know what kind of power supply i will need Tags: Power Supplies Power Motherboards Components Last response: March 1, 2010 11:35 PM in Components Share arlenek79 March 1, 2010 11:25:14 PM Hello, i have a presentation on power supplys and my question is what does the type of power supply u use depend on is it the motherboard? More about : kind power supply jsc a c 144 ) Power supply a c 156 V Motherboard March 1, 2010 11:35:21 PM No. There are two questions here: brand and power capacity. Some brands are simply better than others. A good 400 watt power supply can produce more useful power and a poor 600 watt power supply. Power capacity is a different matter. That depends largely upon CPU and graphics card choice. Motherboards use comparatively little power. JackNaylorPE a c 106 ) Power supply a c 147 V Motherboard March 1, 2010 11:35:47 PM This should answer your question: http://www.antec.outervision.com/ As you can see, all the components need power....base MoBo might draw 38 watts, CPU - 130 watts, GFX card - 200 watts ... add em up, account for loading and aging and you have a wattage req't. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHow to know what kind of power supply you need when upgrading you pc ForumIneed to know what kind of power supply i need for my fantom external hard driv ForumWhat Kind of Power Supply do I need for this ForumWhat kind of Power supply would I need ? ForumWhat kind of power supply will I need ? ForumNeed a new power supply ...but what kind ??? Newbie needs help ForumHow do I know what kind of case fans to get for new build? ForumWhat kind of power supply do I need ? ForumWhat kind of power supply would I need ? Forumwhat kind of power supply do i need for a gtx280? ForumHow to know what power supply you need ForumHow do you know what power supply you need ForumI NEED TO KNOW WHAT GRAPHICS CARD AND POWER SUPPLY TO GET ForumWhat kind of Power Supply will I need ForumWhat kind of motherboard and power supply ? ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumDoes a fan run even when power is off on the computer ForumWhat AMD CPU do you recommend ? ForumI need help with sound. no sound at all. ForumPower Supply: Help! More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !