Which component is the most critical?

You are building a computer system that has 2 hard drives, 2 optical drives, an enhanced audio system, a television tuner, and an upgraded video card. Which of the following components are the most important to consider when building this new system?

A) Video interface type

B) Memory type

C) Motherboard style

D) Power supply size

E) A bright pastel colored case

The answer: D) Power supply size

With all of these different components, the size of the power supply is going to be a critical consideration.

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