Do I need more power????
Home | Reviews and Features | Special Reports | Forums |

Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Do I need more power????

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2000

    Do I need more power????

    The power supply in my computer is going bad, the fan is not working right. Right now the power supply is 250w. I am thinking of upgrade it to either 300w or 350w, what is the advantage of having a more powerful power supply. I had a lot of thing in my computer I use all the power outlet from the power supply.

    Here is the list of thing I had

    P-III 600
    HP CD-RW
    NEC 38x cd-rom
    2 30G maxtor HD
    ATI all in radeon
    256mb ram
    SB gold 64
    zip drive
    floppy drive
    3 fans

    so computer is pretty much full, my question is do I need a more powerful power supply?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2000
    Arnhem, The Netherlands
    I would say: yes. With so many drives, a 300W PSU is a good choice I think. You won't need more propably.
    Your text here

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2000
    London, UK
    Gimme more power Scotty....

    She's given all she's got Capt'n

    Athlon XP 3200+, TT Silent Boost (its rubbish as well as loud) Gigabyte nForce2 mobo (stable but lacks tweaking options), GF4 Ti4200 128mb, Lian-Li V2000

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2000
    London, United Kingdom
    2xHD, 1xCDRW, 1xDVD = 300W PSU

    ...and the 8th and final rule, if this is your first night, you have to fight.
    Main PC: A64 3200+ | 1024MB Kingston RAM (Dual Channel) | WD 160GB | Seagate SATA 160GB w/NCQ | Asus A8N-SLi Deluxe | Connect3D ATi X800XL Pci-E | Coolermaster ATC-710 case | Antec NeoPower 480w PSU | Toshiba 27wl46 27" TFT

    HwC member's gallery - Upload your picture here

    Team HwC Folding@Home results - Find out how to sign up here!

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts