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Thread: Does it have enough power to run all this?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2007

    Question Does it have enough power to run all this?

    Will I be able to run a system with the following parts off of this power supply?
    'Corsair HX Series CMPSU-620HX 620W ATX Triple Power Supply 120MM Fan 12V 50A Continuous 24PIN ATX Modular'

    Or do I need this one?
    'Corsair TX750W 750W ATX 12V 60A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 120MM Fan'

    Part list:
    CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6850.
    CPU FAN: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro for Intel Socket 775.
    RAM: Crucial Ballistix (BL2KIT12864AA804) DDR2 800Mhz.
    MOBO: Asus P5K-Premium
    HD: Western Digital Caviar (WD5000AAKS) 500GB SATA.
    FLOPPY: Sony 1.44MB Floppy Disk Drive.
    CD/DVD-RW: LG GSA-H62L(Black) SATA.
    VIDEO: EVGA e-GeForce 8800GTX 768MB.
    SOUND: Creative Sound Blaster X-FI Xtreme Gamer.
    CASE: NZXT Zero ATX Aluminum Silver Case. (7 120mm Fans, 1 80mm Fan)

    If I can get by without a problem on the Corsair 620 then it's a lot cheaper...

    Is there an easy way to tell the total power drain of all the parts? I'm guessing the two biggest power users would be the Video and the CPU.
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    AZ, but the cooler northen part

    Default Re: Does it have enough power to run all this?

    Well, the GPU requires a 450W PSU min, and with everything else I would go with the 750. I mean the price is only 10 bucks more on newegg so it's not really a big deal. Also, if you ever wanted to add more to your system, you would have the additional power.
    Ultra Aluminus ATX Case
    MSI P6N Diamond MOBO
    Intel Q6600 Quad @2.4Ghz
    4GB OCZ Reaper PC-6400 4-4-4-15 2T
    Lite-On 20xDVD Burner
    ASUS DRW-2014L1T DVD Burner
    1 Internal FDD
    1 External FDD
    1 SOHOUSB Multi-Card reader (3.5 inch bay)
    300GB Seagate SATA 7200 HDD
    200GB Seagate IDE 7200 HDD
    2 500GB WD 7200RPM HDD"s (Raid 1)
    2 XFX 8600GT 256MB GPU SLI
    2 120mm Case fans, 1 80mm Case Fan
    ZeroTherm BTF-95 Heatsink
    Thermaltake Toughpower 850W PSU
    Acer P221W 22" Monitor
    MAG Innovision 19" Monitor
    Vista Prem x64

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2004

    Default Re: Does it have enough power to run all this?

    The Corsair HX-620 should be fine for that setup (if you go dual v/c & quad core then it will pay to get the higher output one).

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