Will my PSU b able to sprt an additional 1TB HDD in addition to 160gb Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: August 18, 2012 7:25 AM in Storage Share sudheesh1211 August 18, 2012 5:22:26 AM My desktop config is as follows:- Intel core 2 duo @ 2.20GHz E4500 2 gb ddr2 RAM (one stick of 1gb each) 160gb hdd ati hd 6670 ddr3 1 gb LG dvd rw Intex smart 450W PSU Will this setup be able to support an additional 1 tb hdd? (meaning both 160b as well as 1 tb hdds work together)? About PSU Brand: Intex Power Supply Smart IT-2045S+ 450W;20+4pin; 2 SATA; 2 HDD; 1 FAN Ac input: 220V 50-60hz 5A DC output: +3.3V:30A +5V:29A +12V:18A -12V:0.5A +5VSB:2A More about : psu sprt additional 1tb hdd addition 160gb trapper August 18, 2012 5:48:49 AM You're safe to add another HDD. You're likely using 350w-400w max on load. Another HDD isn't going to add much to that. m 0 l sudheesh1211 August 18, 2012 6:04:55 AM Any Idea how much power 1 tb hdd consumes? m 0 l Related resources 1Tb HDD filling up. Is a 2Tb HDD addition compatible? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer trapper August 18, 2012 6:10:36 AM At most it would use 15w at any given time it is in use (actually writing or reading data). m 0 l sudheesh1211 August 18, 2012 7:25:36 AM And How much do u think my existing 160gb consume? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !