Power Wattage Calculator For INTEL Systems

Hardware automatically taken into the equation (36 Watts):

Motherboard (25 Watts) - Floppy Drive (5 Watts) - Keyboard & Mouse (3 Watts) - CPU FAN (3 Watts)

CPU:
These are peak wattages. Even under full load, actual consumption is usually less than these figures.

Type of Video Card:
The maximum wattage used through AGP without additional power is 42 watts.

Quantity of Memory:

Number of Hard Drives (25 Watts each):
Parallel IDE, Serial ATA, or SCSI

One | Two | Three | Four

1st Optical Drive:


2nd Optical Drive: (optional)

PCI Cards:
56K PCI Modem (4 Watts)
PCI Network Interface Card (4 Watts)
Sound Blaster - All Models (7 Watts)
Sound Blaster Live/Audigy w/ Front Bay (18 Watts)
PCI SCSI Controller Card (25 Watts)
Additional PCI Cards (avg) (5 Watts)
Additional PCI Cards (avg) (5 Watts)
Additional PCI Cards (avg) (5 Watts)

External Devices:
(Only check if device draws power from the system.)
USB 1.1/2.0 Device #1 (5 Watts)
USB 1.1/2.0 Device #2 (5 Watts)
USB 1.1/2.0 Device #3 (5 Watts)
USB 1.1/2.0 Device #4 (5 Watts)
IEEE-1394 FireWire Device #1 (8 Watts)
IEEE-1394 FireWire Device #2 (8 Watts)

Other Accessories:
60/80/120mm System Fan #1 (2 Watts)
60/80/120mm System Fans #2 (2 Watts)
60/80/120mm System Fans #3 (2 Watts)
60/80/120mm Lighted System Fan #1 (3 Watts)
60/80/120mm Lighted System Fan #2 (3 Watts)
60/80/120mm Lighted System Fans #3 (3 Watts)
Cold Cathode Tube Light (3 Watts)
Cold Cathode Tube Light (3 Watts)
Internal Multi Memory Card Reader Bay (10 Watts)


 

 

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