How much power will I need?

By 1Jason8
Aug 3, 2005
  1. Heres my new rig so far

    Processor: AMD Athlon 64 FX55 ClawHammer Integrated into Chip FSB Socket 939

    Memory: Corsair DDR400 3200XL 1GB 2x 512

    DVD Drive: PLEXTOR Black PX-716AL/SW IDE

    CD Drive: I havnt decided if I want other one or not.

    Video Cards: 2 BFG Tech BFGR78256GTXOC Geforce 7800GTX 256MB gonna use SLI.

    Hard Drives: 2 Western Digital Raptor WD740GDRTL 74GB 10,000 RPM and 1 Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3300831AS-RK 300GB 7200 RPM

    Sound Card: CREATIVE Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Pro 8 (7.1) Channels

    Speakers: CREATIVE GigaWorks S750 700 Watts 7.1 _______________________

    Would 510W be enough? I was looking at this PSU http://www.<a style='text-decorati...</a>/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817703001
  2. AtK SpAdE

    AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,495

    Those is a nice rig you got there! With those 7800's and the FX55 + Raptors...your gonna need alot of power. That PSU youve picked out is top of the line. PC Power is one of the best brands out there. Im sure the PSU could handle that rig...but just not sure about the 7800s. I know PC power makes a 850W model but that is crazy expensive. I say you should be ok.

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