Is 400W PSU enough for a P4 System?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Cannibal Corpse, Jun 12, 2002.

  1. Hi All,

    I am in the process of gathering bits and pieces for my P4 system to be built soon, and I need to know how much WATTs a PSU should have to fully support P4?

    Thanks in advance.
  2. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    bout 350/400 i seem 2 recall
  3. Thanks. I just saw a 500W and even a 600W at a local CompUSA today...It scared me!!!
  4. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    hey the bigger the better;)
  5. Jz1397-5

    Jz1397-5 XP Bad Ass

    Philadelphia PA
    AGP video card - 30-40W
    PCI video card - 30W
    AMD Athlon 900MHz-1.1GHz - 50W
    AMD Athlon 1.2MHz-1.4GHz - 55-65W
    AMD Duron 1.0MHz-1.3GHz - 50W
    AMD Athlon 1.47MHz-1.73GHz - 75W
    Intel Pentium III 800MHz-1.26GHz - 40W
    Intel Pentium 4 1.4GHz-1.7GHz - 65W
    Intel Pentium 4 1.8GHz-2.0GHz - 75W
    Intel Pentium 4 2.2GHz-2.4GHz - 90W
    Intel Celeron 1.0GHz-1.1GHz - 35W
    Intel Celeron 1.2GHz-1.4GHz - 50W
    ATX Motherboard - 35W-45W
    128MB RAM - 10W
    256MB RAM - 20W
    24X or higher IDE CD-RW Drive - 35W
    32X or higher IDE CD-ROM Drive - 25W
    10x or higher IDE DVD-ROM Drive - 20W
    SCSI CD-RW Drive - 17W
    SCSI CD-ROM Drive - 12W
    5,400RPM IDE Hard Drive - 10W
    7,200RPM IDE Hard Drive - 13W
    7,200RPM SCSI Hard Drive - 24W
    10,000RPM SCSI Hard Drive - 30W
    15,000RPM SCSI Hard Drive - 45W
    Floppy Drive - 5W
    Network Card - 4W
    Modem - 5W
    Sound Card - 5W
    SCSI Controller Card - 20W
    Firewire/USB Controller Card - 10W
    Case Fan - 3W
    CPU Fan - 3W

    Hope this helps
  6. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

    I run my P4 1.7, 512 DDR, GF3Ti200, WD 100GB 8MB, SBLive, DVD on a 300W without any problem. No burner though.
  7. Uncle Bob

    Uncle Bob Guest

    I just ordered a Compaq DL380 for the office it has dual P4's and 6 SCSI drives on RAID 5 and it only has a 400w PS. You wil be fine.

  8. Wrathchild

    Wrathchild OSNN Senior Addict

    he heh

    Bob's yer uncle!
  9. Jz1397-5

    Jz1397-5 XP Bad Ass

    Philadelphia PA
    Re: he heh

    uncle bob is awsome