[mythtv-users] Power supply for ATX

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Sun Jan 21 23:13:45 UTC 2007

On 1/21/07, Damian Surr <damian at gingermagic.com> wrote:
> only see ATX2 and high wattage power supply's. I think the one that's in
> there is 300W and I don't really want to go any higher if I don't have
> to as I don't want it to drink electricity.

Power supplies are rated on peak capacity, not power usage.  A 1KW
power supply will not draw any more power than a 300W power supply
hooked to the same computer, and may even draw LESS power as it will
likely be more effecient.

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