[mythtv-users] Power supply for ATX

Calvin Harrigan charriglists at bellsouth.net
Thu Jan 25 20:05:33 UTC 2007

Jarod Wilson wrote:
> Yep, 600W supplies in general are stupid. Who actually needs that much 
> for a home system? Unless you have an SLI setup, quad dual-core chips, 
> and 8 hard drives in your system, I fail to see how you'd need 600W. 
> Hell, I have a box with an AGP card, 4 PCI cards, dual CPUs and 12 
> drives in it (my master backend) that has only a 500W supply, and its 
> been rock solid for the entire year and a half its existed. My frontend 
> box (an Athlon 64 3500) has a mere 330W supply.

12 drives!?!  I feel inadequate now!


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