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PSU for a home server

post #1 of 5
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I'm going to upgrade the PSU in my server (have a sparkle desktop model in there now) to something more suited to a server with 6 SATA drives. Any recommendations?
post #2 of 5
well server power supplies come in some many different physical sizes beside just how much power they have.
here is link for you to look at server psu.

http://www.newegg.com/Server-Power-Supplies/SubCategory/ID-520
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post #3 of 5
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Yeah I looked at that. My server is in a standard mid tower case so the PSU's for rackmount cases won't work. I looked at the supermicro PWS-502-PQ but the reviews aren't very good. The other ones I found that are 80 plus are all way overpowered. I don't have a discrete GPU or anything, just 6 SATA drives, a disk drive, motherboard, and (soon) a haswell i5.
post #4 of 5
I have enough connectors for my system with a standard psu and I have 4 hard drives and 2 graphics cards 6 fans and a dedicated sound card, so maybe you can just go with a standard psu. mine is a corsair AX1200 watt
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i7 970 6 core ASUS Sabertooth X58 MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X GSkill 24 gigs 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Crucial MX100 256 gig Crucial M500 120gig WD VelociRaptor 1TB Noctua 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Pro 64bit LG 29inch widescreen Dp LG 24inch widescreen HDMI Corsair K65 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA SuperNova G2 1000w Corsair C70 Corsair M65 Sound Blaster Z 
Other
Custom sleeved psu cables 
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i7 970 6 core ASUS Sabertooth X58 MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X GSkill 24 gigs 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Crucial MX100 256 gig Crucial M500 120gig WD VelociRaptor 1TB Noctua 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Pro 64bit LG 29inch widescreen Dp LG 24inch widescreen HDMI Corsair K65 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA SuperNova G2 1000w Corsair C70 Corsair M65 Sound Blaster Z 
Other
Custom sleeved psu cables 
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post #5 of 5
cx430 is what i use. it should have enough sata plugs for you
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