Is 250w enough for this PC?

  duncan_pereira 19:53 24 Aug 2010

My friend is building a Mini PC for basic everyday use...Nothing too challenging for the cpu. The case he bought came with a 250w psu which from the reviews i've read looks like a reliable product. However im not sure its enough to power up the pc.

The specs are as follows

AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition 3.1 GHz 7MB
Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2H Motherboard
Radeon 2100 (Built into MOBO)
5.1 Surround Sound Card (Built into MOBO)
Samsung DVD-+RW Dual Layer 8.5GB Optical Drive
Kingston Ram 800Mz DDR2 Non ECC 2GB DIMM Kingston
Western Digital 640GB SATA II 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Hard Drive


  iscanut 21:49 24 Aug 2010

I am no expert, but I expect that those who are will say NO, get a more powerful psu at least 500w.

  ashdav 23:05 24 Aug 2010

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  MAT ALAN 15:45 25 Aug 2010

If it came with a PSU then build it and test it, you will then find if you need to up grade or not...

  wee eddie 16:17 25 Aug 2010

Mini PCs are designed to very tight specifications, with limited chances to change the contents, that may be the only PSU that fits the Case.

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