How Much Power Supply Do I Need??

im building a system.. how much power supply do i need??
heres the specs:
AMD 1700+
120GB HD
512MB ddr ram
DVD-ROM
CD-RW drive
Geforce4Ti 4600
Ethernet card
TV Tuner card
Firewire Card
Sound Balster Audigy
Modem
HD Cooling (dual fans)
Video cooling (dual fans)
2 case fans.

will 350W be enough??

thx
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  1. I would opt for a 400W supply. You have a lot of cards and fans. You want to cover the draw needed, but also allow for any upgrades and at the same not allow your PSU to be too overloaded.

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  2. How about for this Setup..

    T-Bred CPU
    i guess Kt400a if it's out by June
    80gb HD
    1 GB ram
    Case Fan
    Cd-RW
    GeForce4 ti4600
    Maybe 2 pci cards the MOST

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  3. Definitely 400W.

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  4. 400 WATT really? i was gonna get a 350? I guess i'll go with the Enermax 431 Whisper, i heard it's a good performer.

    thanks for your input

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  5. Yeah, I have a 430W Enermax Whisper, it's good.

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  6. My reasoning being your CPU, gfx, mobo & RAM are asking more than standard parts.

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  7. you have the 430 Enermax, Nice... Listen what's a good 80mm Fan for case... Something that will do the job, but i don't want this thing to sound like a Bomb going off.

    site im getting case off of has 80mm case fans by, ThermalTake, Sunon, Enermax

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  8. When you turn on your computer and the lights on your street start flickering, you got enough juice going. :) I'm getting the enermax 550 tomorrow morning, damn store was closed today :(

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  9. You will like it. I have one.


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  10. I hope I will! found it for 160$, the other store sell the 400 antec for 160$ so screw them. going for the big gun, might come handy with all the new toys coming out.

    I was reading somewhere that the max 70% load is good for the PS, last longer or something. anyway, true or not, I like to have some spare juice in case I'll need it.

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