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I have a s462 setup used for the family rig:

3200+barton
foxconn mobo
floppy
cd/r/rw
ati 7500 raedon

Question is I have a mAtx case and was thinking of moving the setup to it so
I could use the current case for another rig...The mAtx case has a enlight corp 150watt psu...before I move it all around will that psu run the items listed ok??
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post #2 of 17
doubt it seriously...w/ only 150W ...thats peak , mind you on one modular voltage rail. it will probably not even come close to that actuall number of W output before it craps out.

However you might be able to run some of the components on it. Or just use and external PSU.
post #3 of 17
you can just get a new microATX psu if you want to keep your case. this looks like a pretty good one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104016
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
you can just get a new microATX psu if you want to keep your case. this looks like a pretty good one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104016
Well I thought of that but then I'll probably need to mod the case for cooling the bartons put out the heat and wouldn't the extra wattage psu increase the case temp as well??
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post #5 of 17
It might actually run cooler... the 150W will be pushed to its limits, and thus might get quite hot. Let's say your rig needs like 175W... the FSP will have no problem with that... and deliver that 175W easily, without much heat I'd say.

Do make sure you can only fit an mATX PSU in it. Many mATX cases can accomodate a standard ATX PSU.
    
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Agreed. Check that your PSU definately cant take and ATX PSU first.
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The computer that my family has at home manages to run a A64 3500+ with 2 HDD, 2 opticals, and an X300SE with a 160W PSU! I fear for that machines life.
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The computer that my family has at home manages to run a A64 3500+ with 2 HDD, 2 opticals, and an X300SE with a 160W PSU! I fear for that machines life.
Are you kidding? LOL
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post #9 of 17
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Uhmm...micro atx only...really tight micro tower Probably just order another psu.... may set it up to see if it runs since i'll have to swap everything anyways...then......
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Yup, that's small
    
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