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How many Watts do i need?


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manu08

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I have the following connected to my power supply :
3.00Ghz processor with HT
2GB Ram (4x512mb)
128MB GeForce FX 5700 Ultra
2 SATA Hard Disks
Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2
Dvd-rom
Cd-writer
2 Dvd-writers
5 fans (i think, excluding power supply fan & processor fan)

How many watts power supply can some1 reckon i need? Currently i'm using 480W power supply. Do i need a more powerful one, if so about what power?
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That's fine. 480W is well enough for all of that!
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Well, then my computer keeps restarting when i play games. Like about 5 - 15 mins after me playing the game, the computer will restart. Any idea about that?
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Any specific games or anything?
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All games. I recently got this error message also. I've attached a screenshot off it.
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sorry, forgot the screenshot...here it is
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Something on your motherboard is taking more power than what it gives.e.x if your PCI power is 2.5, you cant put something using 3.5 power.
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Ok, so how do i find out what is taking this extra power?
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