Power Supply for i3/H55 HTPC Tags: New Build Antec Power Supplies Systems Last response: May 18, 2010 2:50 PM in Systems Share Tzuel May 18, 2010 2:21:50 PM Hey all, Looking to finalize a PS for my i3/H55 HTPC. The system will be driving: i3 530 GA-H55M-UD2H 2x2 GB Kingston ValueRAM Lite-On Bluray drive 40 GB Intel SSD 1 TB WD Caviar Black HDD (eventual swap out for e-sata external drive) I have narrowed down my choices to: (1)/(2) Antec EarthWatts 380W/430W ($60/$80 CDN) (3) Corsair CMPSU-400CX 400 Watt w/ 120mm Fan ($70 CDN with $10 MIR) Given that I will be putting this system into an Antec Fusion Remote Black, should I stick with an Antec PS? Is there any need to go 430W over 380W? Thanks in advance. More about : power supply h55 htpc MadAdmiral May 18, 2010 2:44:50 PM I'd get the Antec. It's an excellent HTPC PSU. You shouldn't need more than the 380W. The remote you're using has nothing to do with the PSU. rwpritchett a b ) Power supply May 18, 2010 2:45:50 PM All three are good choices and will easily power your HTPC. I suggest you go for the cheapest one you can find. Newegg.ca has the Corsair for $51.49 w/$10 MIR ... and they have the 380W Antec for $41.49 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Tzuel May 18, 2010 2:50:33 PM Thanks guys. MadAdmiral, I wasn't worried about the remote, more than the fit/cabling within the Antec Fusion box itself. rwpritchett, my prices are a bit higher as they come from a local shop that I prefer to support when I can. Thanks again Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHTPC Build Help ForumNew HTPC / First Computer Build ForumPlease Advise....new HTPC build ForumValue HTPC ForumYet another new HTPC build ForumFirst HTPC Build Forum$600 (CDN) HTPC ForumNew build HTPC 2010 £600 components list help ForumFirst ever build. HTPC /Gaming ~500 Is it possible?! ForumGreaaaat HTPC Value Build....I hope ForumSystem designed to be left on 24/7 ForumHome system layout & component advice -- DVR+Photoshop ForumWhat can I re-use...recommend CPU\MOB Forum1st build since 2002-few questions-500-700 budget+ scavenged parts ForumUpdated build for purchase 3/10/2010 comments appreciated. ForumDo I need a graphics card?? ForumFeedback on new build. Forum[Solved] HTPC Questions and Recommendations ForumLow power media server ForumHelp me build an inexpensive HTPC More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !