Building new PC - PSU?

  Mastermind 19:55 27 Jan 2004

These are the specifications that I'm planning:
Athlon XP 2500+ Barton
Abit NF7-M
Single HDD
Single Optical Drive
Floppy Disk Drive

Future upgrades might include:
Graphics Card
Additional 256MB RAM (using Dual DDR)
Additional Optical Drive

I've been looking at cases and I've found one I like which includes this PSU:

click here

Is 300W going to be sufficient?

  tenplus1 20:00 27 Jan 2004

Try going for a 400watt PSU when using AMD processors and hefty gfx cards... or even one that specifically says AMD compatible

  Gongoozler 20:11 27 Jan 2004

This is a useful site for estimating your power requirements click here

  GibsonSt19 20:39 27 Jan 2004

You could just click here to buy one of these.

I bought one about 5 months ago. Love it!

Oh, and the price is great!

  dfghjkl 21:56 27 Jan 2004

i got a 2500+ and it is this months computer buyer magazine they have a test of 6 pc,s and one a"demonite overx32cb" uses a 2500+ overclocked to 3200+,with a 3 year came out top,and VERY fast,and stable,i am not recommending clocking it,but it is interesting as to how versitile the 2500+ is.peter.

Then buy a good quality Unit, my 350w ernemax is great, nice and quiet and doesnt struggle at all.....

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