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Old 07-28-2009, 03:26 PM   #1
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Default PSU wattage question

i have a computer, that came with a 300 watt PSU, but it got fried

i want to buy a new one, but the cheapest on out there is 400 watt, but the same model.. can i use the 400 watt?
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Old 07-28-2009, 03:28 PM   #2
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That should be ok. You just never want to replace a PSU with a lower wattage one.
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Old 07-28-2009, 03:38 PM   #3
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ok, thanks, thats all i needed to know.. i didn't want to pay 33 bucks for a 300 wattage one, but there's a new one on ebay for 7 bucks.. awesome
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uhm $7? are you bidding?
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Old 07-28-2009, 03:42 PM   #5
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I wouldn't buy that one. If you don't buy a reputable brand PSU, odds are that it's gonna blow up again, possibly taking the rest of your parts with it. Also, they usually exaggerate their wattages.
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