How do i find out which psu i should put in my pc

By eggsrbad ยท 4 replies
Dec 29, 2004
  1. i have a 250w psu and im tryuing to upgrade to a 400 but i dont know which one too buy
  2. Astro

    Astro TS Rookie Posts: 38

    List the specs of your system - first let's make sure that a 400 watt psu will indeed be enough.

    If you are planning to upgrade other parts soon, tell us what you will be getting so you can buy a power supply with enough watts for your future configuration.
  3. eggsrbad

    eggsrbad TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 20

    my specs are
    a minitower pavilion a50n
    asus motherboard 800 mhz front side bus
    p4 2.6ghz with ht tech.
    radeon 9600
    120 gb hdd
    512 mb ddr sdram

    im planing on buying
    radeon x800 vid card
    4x512 mb ddr sdram
    pci fan
    i hope thats what you need
  4. El Presidente

    El Presidente TS Rookie Posts: 40

    I'm not sure how much power you would need but I have found that Antec power supply's with Low Noise technology are very reliable and quiet. For that I highly recommend any Antec power supply.
  5. Astro

    Astro TS Rookie Posts: 38

    Sorry for never responding to your thread. Antec psu's are great, and so far, Thermaltake's are really good too.

    Get a 450 or 480 watt psu (unless you want even more).
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