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Upgrading the 180w PSU possible?


I've been trying to get the answer to this for a few weeks now and HP support has been more than useless. From my understanding, there is no power supply as that one Is proprietary. I have considered moving to a spare case also and upgrading a PSU that way but from my understanding the motherboard I am using is proprietary as well. Not sure what desktop you have (I have a 290 Slimline) but mine would not fit in another case. If you hear anything or find anything else out please let me know. Good luck!

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Upgrading the 180w PSU possible?


While I would need the exact model number to truly assist you,  an example of the HP 290-p0014 and the 290-p0056 both have the Menlo board.  The board seems to mimic the setup on the Berks propriety PSU.  The Berks (HP 795 series) does have a 400W PSU. That part number is L04618-800.

Only connectors are (2) 2x2 power blocks and a 7 pin (only uses 3 wires) straight inline header for 12V fans.


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