How do I tell what power supply is good for my computer?

Answer The easy answer is that almost any power supply unit will work just fine in your computer, especially if your computer is typical rather than high-end. However, some considerations can help you to ... Read More »

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How Do I Tell What Power Supply is in My Computer?

Open the Computer's CaseShut down your computer, unplug all the cables and then use a screwdriver to open the case. Most cases have several screws along the right side of the back of the case that ... Read More »

How to Convert a Computer ATX Power Supply to a Lab Power Supply?

Computer power supplies cost around US$30, but lab power supplies can run you $100 or more! By converting the cheap (free) ATX power supplies that can be found in any discarded computer, you can ge... Read More »

What type of power supply connector is used to supply power to the floppy drive?

The power connectors for floppy drives come from the same four-wire bundle that powers all of the other internal IDE drives. Older 5.25" floppy drives connect via the standard four-socket D-shaped ... Read More »

What Is a Power Supply on a Computer?

A power supply is an essential hardware component enabling a computer to function. While every personal computer has some form of power supply, many people may be curious what a power supply actual... Read More »