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Old 12-27-2005, 12:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default I am thinking about replacing the power supply

Can my dell's psu be replaced? Here is its internals: http://support.dell.com/support/edoc....htm#wp1058472

It is a dimension e150 machine.

I just need to know exactly what all is involved. I do not have much hooked up to it as of now. I only have one dvd drive. What other power cords am i not accounting for? What are the procedures exactly? So far i have:

1)Disconnect power cord from motherboard.

2)disconnect power cord from disk drive.

3)Disconnect power cord from hard drive.

4)Unscrew power supply

5)take it out

6) install new one

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Old 12-27-2005, 04:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Ya that's about it to installing a PSU, maybe there's also 4 pin connector that goes to your mobo.

I found what you are looking for but it is only 26amps at +12v, I guess you want at least 30amps at +12v.
I found the info thanks to these guys http://forums.us.dell.com/supportfor...sage.id=131645 I would ask them if there is a different psu with more amps at +12v that would work in your Dell.

I hope this helps
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