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How Much Power Scotty?

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July 29, 2002 3:08:38 PM

Looking at building a P4 system. Probably with a Antec Case. Either a 860 or 880. Do I need a 430w Power Supply, or is 330w enough? I will have 2 HD's, DVD, CD-R, Floppy, 3 Fans (?), ASUS P4B533E.

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July 30, 2002 8:31:57 AM

Hey

A 330 watt PS should be sufficient. I run 3 HD's( 2*RAID 0 ), a GeForce 3 Card, CD-Rom, CDR, Zip, Floppy, SB Live, etc. Also, 4 case fans for a total of 9 in Tower.

Just get a really good PS, say a Enermax 330W with 2 Fans in it. Get one with plenty of air flow. Keep that tower cool.
July 31, 2002 4:51:41 AM

if your buyin a new case, i suggest going with cheiftec, antec gets their cases from cheiftec, so it's the same exact thing, just about 50 bucks cheaper.

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