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Windows 7: Compatibility

02 Feb 2011   #11
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Unfortunately s stated above most Dells have their own PSU's made so you have to make sure your case will accommodate a ATX power supply.
They do this so your limited to what you can upgrade and force you to go to them to get any upgradeable parts.
Fabe


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02 Feb 2011   #12
wally1324

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SlackerITGuy View Post
More importantly, does your case support ATX PSU's?

I helped a friend install a new PSU on his HP :insert model here: a couple of weeks ago, and his case didn't support ATX's PSU's.
how do i find that out or is just a denominational size thing
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02 Feb 2011   #13
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wally1324 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SlackerITGuy View Post
More importantly, does your case support ATX PSU's?

I helped a friend install a new PSU on his HP :insert model here: a couple of weeks ago, and his case didn't support ATX's PSU's.
how do i find that out or is just a denominational size thing
Your best bet would be to contact Dell directly.

They have some sort of chat support service IIRC.
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02 Feb 2011   #14
wally1324

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SlackerITGuy View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wally1324 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SlackerITGuy View Post
More importantly, does your case support ATX PSU's?

I helped a friend install a new PSU on his HP :insert model here: a couple of weeks ago, and his case didn't support ATX's PSU's.
how do i find that out or is just a denominational size thing
Your best bet would be to contact Dell directly.

They have some sort of chat support service IIRC.
Thanks for the help
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02 Feb 2011   #15
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wally1324 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SlackerITGuy View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wally1324 View Post

how do i find that out or is just a denominational size thing
Your best bet would be to contact Dell directly.

They have some sort of chat support service IIRC.
Thanks for the help
Np mate.

Let us know what Dell tells you.
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02 Feb 2011   #16
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wally1324 View Post
im thinking of getting a new psu
I'm not dead certain of this, but I believe that a 580s (slimline) does not use a standard PSU. It appears to be significantly smaller.

Sorry.
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