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Old July 26, 2012, 01:36 AM
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GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS:

COOLING Fan(s):Single, 120mm PWM Controlled FDB FanTOTAL POWER OUTPUT:400W TOTAL CONTINUOUS OUTPUT @ 40COUTPUT CONNECTORS:MAIN 20+4PIN, (1)4+4 PIN, (1)PCI-E 6+2Pin, (4)SATA, (3)MOLEX 4-PIN, (1)FDD 4-PINNVIDIA SLI SUPPORT:YESAMD/ATI CROSSFIRE SUPPORT:YES80PLUS CERTIFIED:YESMODULAR CABLE:N/ASAFETY APPROVAL:CE, FCC, CB, UL, TUVMTBF:100,000 HOURS @ TYPICAL

I will need to know if those specs are good enough to power the following components
(both in terms of wattage power but ALSO in connectors)
- Motherboard
- CPU
- 6 HDD Mechanical Drives
- 1 SSD
- Optical Drive
- 1 Graphic Video Card
- TV Tuner Card
- eSata Card
Peripherals would be 2 HD Monitors and a 4 Bay External enclosure with esata connection

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Old July 26, 2012, 01:47 AM
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Well you left out a lot of important information....

your CPU.... is it an Atom processor or is it a 6 core monster OC'd with HT?

Also, your video card.... is it a Matrox Millenium or a GTX480?

And finally..... what brand PSU are you talking about?

A 400W Corsair, Silverstone,or Seasonic is going to be a hell of a lot better than a L&C or Solytech unit.

Judging by those stats it's not a name brand, but I could be wrong. Most of the good ones are tested at 50C and not 40C, I believe.
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Old July 26, 2012, 03:16 AM
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Answering to Perineum's post:
- My CPU is Intel i5 3570 no overclocking.
- Video Card ia a modest nVidia GeForce 240GTS
- PSU is found in here >> http://www.fspgroupusa.com/download/...U-400_SPEC.pdf I an not aware about the build quality of this FSP brand. It was suggested to me by NCIX staff for its 90% > efficiency.

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Old July 26, 2012, 05:46 AM
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You should be plenty fine with that. If you jumped to a fancier graphics card and started hardcore overclocking then you would need to upgrade.
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Old July 26, 2012, 10:32 AM
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That PSU seems to be alright.

You could play with this: eXtreme Power Supply Calculator

According to what I just filled out based on your system at 90% load (which will only happen on startup) you'll do just fine with that PSU.
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