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Old 07-19-2009, 12:02 AM   #1
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Default Fixing up an older rig

This rig has several parts that are failing sporadicly (psu fan, cpu fan is off balance) and I was wondering if it is worth 25-30 bucks to fix it up.
Its an hp pav. 510n.

I've got a geforce 5200 in it and several hard drives. I use it for backups/playing older games.

Stuff to fix-
psu

fan
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Old 07-19-2009, 03:16 PM   #2
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I would start saving your money for a new PC.
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Old 07-19-2009, 03:22 PM   #3
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I've got a decent computer that I use most of the time, this is one that I leave on all the time and use as a backup. I figured it would be worth 25 bucks to get working parts.
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Old 07-19-2009, 03:51 PM   #4
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If it works and does what you need to then I'd get a cheap power supply and a new fan and fix the thing - won't cost much and they should last for the life of the thing.
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Old 07-19-2009, 04:11 PM   #5
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Cool. Is athena a reputable psu maker?
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