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Is a 300W Enermax PS enough for my system?
Feb 28, 2003, 5:29 AM
I'm upgrading a system for my friend. Here is what I've got;
1700+ Athlon XP
Diamond Speedstar POS video (didn't get upgraded)
20GB 5400 Harddrive (didn't get upgraded)
300Watt Enermax PS
Will the Powersupply be sufficient?
Mar 2, 2003
300w enermax system
Feb 28, 2003, 5:36 AM
It should be fine.
Feb 28, 2003, 6:36 AM
Yup. If you had a generic power supply, maybe it would be an issue, but that Enermax should be great.
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Feb 28, 2003, 6:40 AM
Mar 1, 2003, 6:44 PM
I have a similar system and I use a 350w. You can get away with 300 but if you want to add lots of peripherals like me... or upgrade frequently I would go with a 350.
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Mar 1, 2003, 8:26 PM
I have an XP1800+ (Palamino) in mine with cd-rw, cd, maxtor, nvidia, and the usual array of fans and such. All running off a 300 watt supply, it's stable as a rock.
<b>(</b>It ain't better if it don't work.<b>)</b>
Mar 2, 2003, 10:40 AM
With that setup 300W will be plenty.
But if you plan to add a new videocard and more HDs/fans/CDROMs then you might want to go for 350W.
My dual-PSU PC is so powerfull that the neighbourhood dims when I turn it on
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