Advice on Power Supply

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Devrath Posts 17 Registration date Tuesday April 19, 2011 Status Member Last seen September 20, 2011 - May 23, 2011 at 11:34 AM
Devrath Posts 17 Registration date Tuesday April 19, 2011 Status Member Last seen September 20, 2011 - May 24, 2011 at 10:12 PM
Hello,

I want to add a 1TB hard disk to my system. My configuration is as follows. Please advice if my power supply would be able to support the new HDD

Configuration:

Processor: Intel Pentium D
RAM: 2*1 GB DDR2 RAM
HDD: 250 GB Seagate SATA HDD
Power supply: 230 W
Graphics: XFX GeFORCE 8400 GS
Mother Board: D946GZIS
Optical Drive: Sony DVD RW AW-G170A
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP professional SP3

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,829
May 23, 2011 at 12:13 PM
You can use the calculator at this site to compute your power needs:

https://outervision.com/power-supply-calculator

Good luck
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Devrath Posts 17 Registration date Tuesday April 19, 2011 Status Member Last seen September 20, 2011
May 24, 2011 at 10:12 PM
Thanks for the help! Very good site
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