Each drive uses 5-10 watts and about 25 watts at spin up. So anywhere from 100-500 watts. The CPU at idle is maybe 50 watts with 250 peak? I got a 1300 watt PSU to be sure I wouldn't be cutting it close. I'll have to see if my HBA allows staggered spin up, but I was planning for worst case.With that CPU and that many hard drives, what is the approximate energy consumption you think? Not judging just asking.
I'm going to be running some VMs also which is the reason I got the extra cores/threads on the CPU.