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Old 07-19-2007, 01:11 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I assume it has some 250 -300 watt psu, so I will most likely upgrade that as well.

I think I saw some thread around here about psus.. I'll go look around, but if anyone can suggest a decent one that inst too pricey, that would be nice :].
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Old 07-19-2007, 06:31 PM   #12 (permalink)
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if your going to change your PSU you have to change your case because HP PSU only fits in HP comps. HP only makes PSU up to 350W(thats what they told me).
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Old 07-19-2007, 09:01 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Well I got off my butt and checked inside, it is indeed a 300 watt power supply... well that sucks, I don't really want to have to buy a new case for it as well.... hmm...

Dont suppose there are atx cases that come with a decent 350w psu for about 60 bucks are there? lol...

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Any chance I can just shove the psu in? make it fit X]
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if your going to change your PSU you have to change your case because HP PSU only fits in HP comps.
That used to be true, but it no longer is. Newer HPs use standard PSUs. A 3800+ is fairly new, so it should be fine. Saladfork can always measure his PSU and compare it to the measurements listed on NewEgg.
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That a good idea :]

Good thing there are others to do the thinking for me, thanks.
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That used to be true, but it no longer is. Newer HPs use standard PSUs. A 3800+ is fairly new, so it should be fine. Saladfork can always measure his PSU and compare it to the measurements listed on NewEgg.
darn it..... you corrected me so many times!!!! -_-
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Old 08-08-2007, 03:52 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Gosh I'm dumb. On second inspection, its actually a pci-e slot... oops lol.

Anywho, I'm about ready to order this, what do you guys think? good? yes? no?

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is there any reason for you to buy speakers? because you probably wont notice any difference from the logitech speakers compared to generic speakers.


Newegg.com - DCT Factory OG1050B P.M.P.O 600 Watts 2.1 Black Speaker - Retail
get these. they are 650watt 0_-
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is there any reason for you to buy speakers? because you probably wont notice any difference from the logitech speakers compared to generic speakers.


Newegg.com - DCT Factory OG1050B P.M.P.O 600 Watts 2.1 Black Speaker - Retail
get these. they are 650watt 0_-
The computer I am upgrading gets the sound through the Monitor... so pretty much anyhting will seem amazing. My friends 5 dollar speakers sound unbelievable compared to the speakers on the monitor. :F
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