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Windows 7: Can I use a HP 400z PSU for testing purposes

4 Weeks Ago   #1
panhead

windows 7 64bit
 
 
Can I use a HP 400z PSU for testing purposes

I have a PSU from an HP 400z MN/DPS-475CB-1A and I would like to know if I can use it to test computers that might have bad PSU's in them. I don't want to burn anything up. I know that the dimension of it is a little bigger than a regular size PSU, but i would just hook the wires up without installing the PSU. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks


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4 Weeks Ago   #2
oscer1

 

Hi that really depends on how many watts the power supply is. what hardware other computer have mainly if it has a stand alone graphic card. some cards will require lot of watts.
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4 Weeks Ago   #3
panhead

windows 7 64bit
 
 

it's 475 watts
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4 Weeks Ago   #4
oscer1

 

would be fine in my opinion to test machine with integrated graphics. but on added graphic card might not be big enough depending on what card is in it.
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4 Weeks Ago   #5
GoldenDog

Windows 7 Home 32 bit
 
 

If the wattage is too low you can take out the GPU and just use the built-in, remove the optical drive and only use one RAM stick for testing purposes.
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