Will I be able to install my old hard drive into my system? Tags: Prebuilt Hard Drives Systems Last response: September 8, 2010 1:55 PM in Systems Share jammydodger06 September 8, 2010 7:10:51 AM Okay, I'm just a bit scared of installing my old hard drive into my new system as I could go over the limit of Watts I have a 450W Quiet 80 PLUS dual rail. Here's my setup: CoolerMaster Elite 310 AMD Phenom II x4 945 ASUS M4A78LT- LE: mATX 4GB DDR3 1333MHz (2 X 2GB) 1GB RADEON HD 5770 PCI EXPRESS 1TB SATA HARD DRIVE (3-Gbs/7,200rpm) 24x Dual Layer DVD writer +R/+RW/RAM Internal 52 in 1 card reader Standard AMD CPU cooler Onboard 7.1 sound Onboard network facilities 2 fans I only want to install this new hard drive to either transfer all of my data to my new PC and might use it. Thanks in advance . More about : install hard drive system | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Emperus September 8, 2010 8:10:58 AM You are worried for no reason.. | Report abuse jammydodger06 September 8, 2010 8:19:34 AM thanks i just wasn't certain. | Report abuse cmcghee358 September 8, 2010 10:09:36 AM Hard drives pull very little wattage. You should be fine. | Report abuse jsc September 8, 2010 1:55:41 PM And if not, temporarily unplug the optical drive. They use more power than a hard drive. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Will I be able to install my old hard drive into my system?> Related ressources: ForumI format the hard disk and install a new os. can i able to recover the old files ForumI format the hard disk and install a new os. can i able to recover the old files ForumInstall old sata primary hard drive to new system ForumHow to Install windows XP from old hard drive to new system ForumUsing old hard drive as external. do you need to install an OS? ForumProblems: Win XP install on New Hard Drive in Old Dell Computer ForumIs there a way to install the hard drive in my husbands old computer into the ne ForumI can see my external hard drive in device manager, but not able to access it ForumI format the hard disk and install a new os. can i able to recover the old files ForumSystem won't boot up using old hard drive ForumInstalling Windows 7 OS on old Hard Drive ForumInstall Old IDE Hard Drive in a Newer System ? ForumOld Hard Drive to new Computer ForumSimple question: adding an old hard drive to a new system ? ForumNew windows ssd install w/ old hard drive ForumPCI compatibility question ForumFirst System Build, hope its good :) ForumUnder-performing System Forum[Solved] New System Ordered ForumLooking for a good editing system More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !