how much power do i need?

  hugh-265156 14:30 27 Sep 2003
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this is asked all the time click here for a very useful little calculator.

  -pops- 14:50 27 Sep 2003

Noted and stored in bookmarks. Thanks for that useful little item.

Brian

  powerless 14:52 27 Sep 2003

Its wrong according to what i put in it :-(

  hugh-265156 14:57 27 Sep 2003

how so Powerless? i dont think its ment to be taken as gospel,just a rough guide.

  -pops- 15:00 27 Sep 2003

I took the calculator to be a rough and ready device to ensure that you had enough power available from your PSU for the hardware in a machine. Am I wrong thinking this?

  powerless 15:02 27 Sep 2003

A rough guide thats out by 66 watts.

250 PSU.

I put all my hardware in and it said i needed 316 watts.

  hugh-265156 15:45 27 Sep 2003

yeah,i do agree.it recommends a 315w supply for me to.i have a 350w psu but ran all my current hardware from a 250w for ages no problems.just though it my help sombody out a bit.

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