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Hey everybody, first post in a while I'm back from a long vacation from sanity (don't ask). Anyways sorry if this is a beaten topic I can't find anything in the search.

I need more Sata power connectors because I've got another hard drive and a blu ray burner on the truck as we speak. Does anybody know where I can order some of the modular sleeved cables similar to the ones that came with the PSU? I can't find them but they must be on the market they left a ton of space for expansion. If not then what should I do?

Also for you PSU experts I'll ask the usual question.. is my sig rig overkill (+1 WD Black, +1 Bluray).. and I'll probably want to add 1 or 2 more hard drives over time I'm a space junky.
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post #2 of 9
Since your PSU isn't really a 700W unit (its sticker indicates it caps out at 552W @ 12V), I'd say you're fine adding some hard drives but I wouldn't call the PSU "overkill". You have room to breathe, no worries, but it's not like you had a 1000W unit.

As for getting extra modular cables... I'd contact OCZ about it.
post #3 of 9
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Thanks Shub, what I meant was are the components overkill (too much) for the PSU. I really need to put some effort into understanding how much power I'm pulling from it but don't know where to begin. Last thing I want do do is have an exploding PSU murder my hard earned parts!
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post #4 of 9
Nah, you're fine. If you were running Prime95 and Furmark at the same time, you wouldn't be drawing more than 400W from the PSU, if that. Hard drives need negligible amounts of power.
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Alright I see.. Since I'm on this topic anyway I'm curious how often people replace their PSU? I bought this one back in february so it should be doing fine. I'd rather not use it until it dies though.
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well, my OCZ mXs 700W killed my p6t.
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post #7 of 9
OCZ psu's are known to fail lol.. well, more than other brands at least

btw i have some left over cables from a 600w modxstream, ill check if i have a sata one if you want it
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Originally Posted by driftingforlife View Post
well, my OCZ mXs 700W killed my p6t.
how old was it? I've had zero problems in the year I've had mine. I'm starting to get jittery though considering every few months I put more demand on it.
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