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Windows 7: Hardware info needed


23 May 2012   #1
fsurein

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Hardware info needed

Hi there...

I am really confused.... I am now in the verge of upgrading my computer. I have 250 GB hard disk as a C drive and 1 TB hard disk as D drive. I also use 2 DVD writters ... I also have a 9600 nvidia 1GB video card. I am very sure that, 450W SMPS will not be enough. I would like to know if 600W SMPS would support my configuration or should I get 750W SMPS?

Please update! Any information is much appreciated.


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23 May 2012   #2
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fsurein View Post
Hi there...

I am really confused.... I am now in the verge of upgrading my computer. I have 250 GB hard disk as a C drive and 1 TB hard disk as D drive. I also use 2 DVD writters ... I also have a 9600 nvidia 1GB video card. I am very sure that, 450W SMPS will not be enough. I would like to know if 600W SMPS would support my configuration or should I get 750W SMPS?

Please update! Any information is much appreciated.
I am running a pretty powerful system off of a 380 watt Seasonic Power supply. Look at my system specs and you will see that. Your system will be fine with the existing power supply.
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23 May 2012   #3
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

You can calculate your power needs here:
eXtreme Power Supply Calculator

One important input not to miss is the last one: Capacitor Aging. If your power supply is over one year old then set this at 10%. 2 years = 20%. and so on.
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23 May 2012   #4
fsurein

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Hardware info needed

Thank u for the immediate update!!! But my SMPS does not provide enough power n my comp restarts every now and then!!!
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23 May 2012   #5
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Restarting PC can be caused by many reasons.

1. Bad RAM stick
2. Faulty Mobo
3. Low power supply
4. Dust

Check for all the above mentioned points. If you really think that your PSU is not up to the mark. Then i would suggest to go for 450W PSU, but a branded one. As most of the PSUs which come with the cabinet do not supply enough power.

you can try i-ball 450W. It will cost you only 13-14$.
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23 May 2012   #6
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fsurein View Post
Thank u for the immediate update!!! But my SMPS does not provide enough power n my comp restarts every now and then!!!
You may have a poor or failing PSU.

But a high quality 450 watt PSU would be more than enough.

Try to find a decent brand from your suppliers. That is difficult to do in some areas of the world.
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23 May 2012   #7
fsurein

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Hardware info needed

Thank u bro!!! Also whats that mobo??? I could not understand!! Pls explain!!
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23 May 2012   #8
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
But a high quality 450 watt PSU would be more than enough.
Agreed 100%. Your power needs, based off what you have explained are very low.
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23 May 2012   #9
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fsurein View Post
Thank u bro!!! Also whats that mobo??? I could not understand!! Pls explain!!
by mobo I mean motherboard. You can get coolermaster PSU easily for your PC.
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23 May 2012   #10
fsurein

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Hardware info needed

Thanks bro!! Sure i shall try it!!! Also m in the plan of upgrading my RAM!!! Wat wud u suggest??? Kingston o transcend??
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