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erico
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retiredhpwalt wrote:

I have a Slimline s5300z and you say your info is good for all except the Slimline. Does that mean I'm screwed or is there another way I can  increase the PSU in my Slimline?


 

 

The downside of slimline PCs is that there are very few upgrades available for the PSU. All available upgrade PSUs on the market limit the addition of a graphics card to those not requiring >@250-300W and PCIe six pin connectors.

Best regards,
erico

 



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Hi all.

I have an HP Pavillon desktop p6230it. I've found that the power supply is only a 300W. I have added a blu ray recorder, a WD 2TB additional HD, i have also upgraded the CPU from I5 to I7 850 and i am planning to upgrade my Video card also to an Nvidia GTX 280 (from a gt220).

I have tried to cantact the HP service, they told me that i absolutely need to uograde my power supply but no oe was able to suggest me a model.

 

Can anybody tell be what kind of model I can fit in my desktop PC?

 

Thank You in adance!!!

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An ATX psu from Corsair or OCZ would be just fine. I will look back later to suggest a few models. I have to go shopping now.

seeya,

erico



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Thank You very much Erico!!

I keep in touch with the forum waiting for your suggestions and.............have a nice shopping!!!!

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Owner of Pavilion.

HP Intel Desktop based P.C.

P.C is in warranty.

Power supply crashed. 300 Watts.Cost 46 US Dollars.Big price.

I am calling it "green P.C"

Maybe i am try to use 200 Watts or less PS-not important how long your P.C run on that...

And problems with repair-change power supply with new ?-It is big problem.

Buy Pavilion P.C desktop in Slovakia.

I am reccomend it.

And HP Total Care?

No way to use it in Slovak language.

If you have O.S based in your own language.

Technicians in HP know why.

No? Forget what you read.

Thanks.

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kaliber wrote:

Thank You very much Erico!!

I keep in touch with the forum waiting for your suggestions and.............have a nice shopping!!!!


 

 

Hi,

It was time to replace the clothes dryer.  €450,00 and bought a 22" HD monitor. 

Corsair has a nice PSU configurator. Here are the results with your PC info plugged in. The CMPSU-550VX would be a good choice.

OCZ PSU selection chart

 

Best regards,
erico



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welcome back Erico. You had a really nice shopping...I see!!

 

Well. I've taken a look at the links you gave me.

I will proceed straight away and buy that 550VX from Corsair.

Looking at the other link regarding selection chart, I've noted that OCZ suggest a 600W psu.

 

Dont wanna stressing you but as I think I've finally found someone that knows very well HP products, i wanna be sure to avoid mistakes.

My actual configuration (on a p6230it basis):

Intel I7 860 cpu

8 Gb ram

1 HDD 1Tb wd10eads

1 HDD 2Tb wd20eads

1 DVD/RW

1 BD/RW

1 video card Geforce GT220 (but the new PSU will arrive together with a NEW GTX 285 !!!)

 

Am I Ok with the 550VX or.......

 

Thank again!!!!

Alberto

 

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kaliber wrote:

welcome back Erico. You had a really nice shopping...I see!!

 

Well. I've taken a look at the links you gave me.

I will proceed straight away and buy that 550VX from Corsair.

Looking at the other link regarding selection chart, I've noted that OCZ suggest a 600W psu.

 

Dont wanna stressing you but as I think I've finally found someone that knows very well HP products, i wanna be sure to avoid mistakes.

My actual configuration (on a p6230it basis):

Intel I7 860 cpu

8 Gb ram

1 HDD 1Tb wd10eads

1 HDD 2Tb wd20eads

1 DVD/RW

1 BD/RW

1 video card Geforce GT220 (but the new PSU will arrive together with a NEW GTX 285 !!!)

 

Am I Ok with the 550VX or.......

 

Thank again!!!!

Alberto

 


 

 

Yep. The wife and I decided to bite the bullet and get a Bosch drier this time. It should be good for 10-15 years. We had a bad feeling that our Zanussi would crap out on us this weekend. It was making awful bearing sounds. 

 

I would go with the OCZ 600W recommendation.The OCZ ModXStream Pro 600 W  will handle  your system without any problems. OCZ states and I know from experience that they  have the best warranty in the industry. OCZ makes some of the top of the line PSU's. Power&PC Cooling is also owned by OCZ. Corsair rounds out the top three power supply maker in the industry. 

Best regards,
erico



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erico wrote:

 

Yep. The wife and I decided to bite the bullet and get a Bosch drier this time. It should be good for 10-15 years. We had a bad feeling that our Zanussi would crap out on us this weekend. It was making awful bearing sounds. 

 

GREAT BUY Erico. Me and my wife we have the Boch WAS 24722 (Logixx8 series) since 1 year and we are really happy with it!! A great wash and drie machine

 

 

I would go with the OCZ 600W recommendation.The OCZ ModXStream Pro 600 W  will handle  your system without any problems. OCZ states and I know from experience that they  have the best warranty in the industry. OCZ makes some of the top of the line PSU's. Power&PC Cooling is also owned by OCZ. Corsair rounds out the top three power supply maker in the industry. 

Best regards,
erico

 

 

I have already proceeded with the order (both PSU and Nvidia Card!!!!

 

Only one more question:

 

The 8 pins PCI express connector and the 6+2 pins PCI connector are the same thing isn't it??

because on one model is stated as 8 pins and on the other is 6+2, but anyway the image is the same.

This question because the new video card requires 2 6 pins connectors.....

 

Thank You again.

 

 


 

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kaliber wrote:

erico wrote:

 

Yep. The wife and I decided to bite the bullet and get a Bosch drier this time. It should be good for 10-15 years. We had a bad feeling that our Zanussi would crap out on us this weekend. It was making awful bearing sounds. 

 

GREAT BUY Erico. Me and my wife we have the Boch WAS 24722 (Logixx8 series) since 1 year and we are really happy with it!! A great wash and drie machine

 

 

I would go with the OCZ 600W recommendation.The OCZ ModXStream Pro 600 W  will handle  your system without any problems. OCZ states and I know from experience that they  have the best warranty in the industry. OCZ makes some of the top of the line PSU's. Power&PC Cooling is also owned by OCZ. Corsair rounds out the top three power supply maker in the industry. 

Best regards,
erico

 

 

I have already proceeded with the order (both PSU and Nvidia Card!!!!

 

Only one more question:

 

The 8 pins PCI express connector and the 6+2 pins PCI connector are the same thing isn't it??

because on one model is stated as 8 pins and on the other is 6+2, but anyway the image is the same.

This question because the new video card requires 2 6 pins connectors.....

 

Thank You again.

 

 


 


 

 

Hi,

The 6+2 pin connector can be used just like the 6 pin connector. It has downward compatibility with the 6-pin PCIe power connector.

Best regards,
erico



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