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Old 07-24-2005, 08:14 PM   #1
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I just received a replacement power supply for my dell in the mail and it fits into the computer perfectly. I'm not quite satisfied with it though and I might try and get a more powerful one. Are all ATX PSUs the same size? Would a 500 Watt ATX PSU be the same size as a 350 Watt ATX PSU?
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What do you mean by same size? You mean by the size of the PSU's metal case? Or the size of the plugs? (which is usually the same size)
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I'm not quite sure if there is more than one ATX PSU size, I don't think there is but I could be wrong. But yeah a typical 500W PSU would be the same as 350W.
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What do you mean by same size? You mean by the size of the PSU's metal case? Or the size of the plugs? (which is usually the same size)
Yeah I mean the size of the actual PSU, I'm sure that the plugs would all be the same.
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Oh I just remembered, there is different types of ATX, there's microATX for one which is smaller so I would imagine a microATX PSU would be smaller. Just find out what kind of ATX yours is (its probably just a normal ATX PSU) and then search for a 500W PSU of the same type.
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Alright I'll do that, thanks.
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