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Windows 7: System Unit Case Fans Power Requirments

26 Aug 2015   #1
rapstarrr91

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 
System Unit Case Fans Power Requirments

Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4590 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Motherboard: BIOSTAR H81MHV3
RAM: 2x4GB 8GB Kingston Hyper X 1866 OC
Logical Disk: Kingston 120GB SSD
GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB 128bit
PSU: FSP HEXA 550w

I'm planning to hook up six 120mm Case Fans with LED Light.
I don't overclock so the questions is, will my PSU be able to supply enough if i add 6 fans?


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26 Aug 2015   #2
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Fans use very little power--a watt or so.

You shouldn't have any problems due to the fans.

I have no idea if your power supply is good, bad, or indifferent, but if it has problems it won't be due to the fans.

Likewise, LEDs of the size you would find on a fan use very little power.
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26 Aug 2015   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Yep your gpu at full load is 400w
Although you don't have a lot of head room on a 550w psu as long as the mobo has that many connection you should be okay the system will adjust to temperature.
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28 Aug 2015   #4
rapstarrr91

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Thank you for the response. you guys have been very helpful
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