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noclaim
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How many watts is my power supply?

I have two HP Desktop computers. Is there any way to determine the specifications of the power supplies without pulling the power supply and opening the cage. I have searched the HP web site and cannot locate any information on the power supplies. The computers are a HP Media Center PC m7287c and a HP Pavilion a1125c.

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noclaim
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Re: How many watts is my power supply?

This is my first post and I just noticed the box to check to receive an email when someone replies to my question. Thanks for your paitence.

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Noclaim, I believe that it is either 250W or 300W.  You can check for certain by opening the case and reading the tag on it.

 

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noclaim
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Re: How many watts is my power supply?

Thanks for the response. I had looked at the specifications on the HP web site and could not find any information on the power supplies. I was hoping someone had a better source for information.  This is a good argument for building a custom machine.

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noclaim
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Re: How many watts is my power supply?

old_geekster,

I needed to know the answers before I planned any upgrades so I did wat I should have done in the beginning, take the side panels off and look inside. The HP Media Center PC m7287c actually has a 400 w. power supply but the HP Pavilion a1125c only has a 250 w. power supply. It appears that not much can be done with the a1125c except replace the HD with a larger one as I have already added a PCI GeForce FX-5200-128MB RAM to add a second monitor. Thanks for your response and help.

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