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Can I put this into my computer now?

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I just got a new Western Digital WD1002FAEX hard drive for my new computer build, and I was wondering if I could put it in my current crappy computer? I am just concerned that my power supply will not be enough to support it or something, or maybe I worry too much?
    
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It is fine, an HDD draws little power so it will not matter. You may want to look into a new PSU though, if you want to do any more upgrading at all.
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youre ok
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You'll have no problems. The idle power consumption of that drive is 0.7W. Active it's 6.8W.
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HDD's generally pull ~5w or so.
Therefore, not enough to worry about.
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