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    How much PSU Power?

    i have the specs below, my GFX takes an HDD power to be stable, how much Watts is sufficient for my config?
    CPU: Pentium 4 530J, 3.0, 1MB Cache, 35/55c
    RAM: Spectek 2048MB (512x4), DDR2-533, Dual Channel, 4-4-4-12
    MB: Gigabyte GA-8I945P-G, Intel 945P
    GFX: XFX XXX 6800GS PCX @485, 256MB @1100, 40/60c
    HDD: WD 160GB, SATA2, 8MB Cache, 7200 RPM, 55/60c
    OS: Windows XP Pro SP2, DX 9.0c
    PSU: Task International 450 Watt PSU, Dual Auto Speed Fans, 12v/26A, 3.33v/28A, 5v/32A

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    id say 350Watt at least minamum but id go for about 400 up
    Gigabyte Z87M-D3H l Pentium DC 3.2GHz l 16GB Ram l 64GB OCZ SSD l Radeon 7750 OC Edition l Windows 7 Ultimate X64
    Dell OptiPlex 745 l Intel C2D E6600 2.4GHz l 4GB Ram l 64GB OCZ SSD l Windows 7 Ultimate X64
    Lenovo ThinkPad T61 l C2D T7700 2.4GHz l 8GB Ram l 60GB Kingston SSD l Windows 7 Ultimate X64

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    Power Wattage Calculator

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    thanks Steve, and nice Sig.
    CPU: Pentium 4 530J, 3.0, 1MB Cache, 35/55c
    RAM: Spectek 2048MB (512x4), DDR2-533, Dual Channel, 4-4-4-12
    MB: Gigabyte GA-8I945P-G, Intel 945P
    GFX: XFX XXX 6800GS PCX @485, 256MB @1100, 40/60c
    HDD: WD 160GB, SATA2, 8MB Cache, 7200 RPM, 55/60c
    OS: Windows XP Pro SP2, DX 9.0c
    PSU: Task International 450 Watt PSU, Dual Auto Speed Fans, 12v/26A, 3.33v/28A, 5v/32A

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    i always mean to comment on your sig too!!
    Gigabyte Z87M-D3H l Pentium DC 3.2GHz l 16GB Ram l 64GB OCZ SSD l Radeon 7750 OC Edition l Windows 7 Ultimate X64
    Dell OptiPlex 745 l Intel C2D E6600 2.4GHz l 4GB Ram l 64GB OCZ SSD l Windows 7 Ultimate X64
    Lenovo ThinkPad T61 l C2D T7700 2.4GHz l 8GB Ram l 60GB Kingston SSD l Windows 7 Ultimate X64

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    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

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    It says my system needs a 365w power supply. Well I went overkill with a 480w, but in actuallity the quality of the power supply makes a big differance. I would trust my system to an Antec 330w more than say a genaric 420w.

    BTW My favorite saying is "He who dies with the most toys wins"
    AMD Phenom II x4 945 3Ghz | ASUS M4A77TD | 2X WD 1TB SATA 2 hard drive | 2x2GB Corsair XMS3 | nVidia GeForce 8800 GTS | ATI TV Wonder Theater Pro 550 | Antec P-160 case | Antec 650w Earth Watts | LG Blu-ray Super Drive | LG DVD RW | Windows 7 Pro

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    344w reccomended here.... allied 400w working just fine

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    yes id rather trust my computer with my superflower 330Watt than a generic 400 watt up PSU.
    Gigabyte Z87M-D3H l Pentium DC 3.2GHz l 16GB Ram l 64GB OCZ SSD l Radeon 7750 OC Edition l Windows 7 Ultimate X64
    Dell OptiPlex 745 l Intel C2D E6600 2.4GHz l 4GB Ram l 64GB OCZ SSD l Windows 7 Ultimate X64
    Lenovo ThinkPad T61 l C2D T7700 2.4GHz l 8GB Ram l 60GB Kingston SSD l Windows 7 Ultimate X64

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