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Old 08-21-2006, 01:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default how do i fiind out what my psu is

i know that my psu is a 420W but is there somewhere that i can go on my computer that will tell me more detailed specs of it? because i am planning on makeing some upgrades and I want to make sure that I am going to have enough power

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Old 08-21-2006, 01:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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easiest way is to take off the side of your case there should be a sticker stating everything there (well there has been on everyone I've seen.. they again, they have pretty much all been generic psu's).

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Old 08-21-2006, 03:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yeah, there is generally a sticker saying the wattage and all the voltages and amps. Also check on the new one that its the 20/24 connection to future proof it and i would get at least a 550w one

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