View Full Version : Is 480W Enough?

02-27-08, 02:03 PM
Is 480W PSU Enough for

Intel Core 2 Duo
nforce 680i LT motherboard (xfx)
hard drive 160gb
geforce 9600gt card

02-27-08, 02:54 PM
Yes, but just keep in mind that the PSU is the most important part of your build. If your PSU shorts out or something happens with it, there is a chance it will take the entire system with it. You get what you pay for, so just make sure to get a decent one.

02-27-08, 03:12 PM

proc: 65watts
mb: uhh? 100 tops??? probably more like 45
video card: 80ish I believe
hd: 4watts max

even if everything topped out at 100watts, your still golden, honestly, people overdo the whole psu thing

02-27-08, 03:27 PM
most important is how many amps does it give on the 12V rails?