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I have an HP p6310; is the power supply (300 watt) standard ATX size (3.4 x 5.9)?

I'd like to upgrade the wattage of my 300 watt PSU so that I can use my old Radeon 5770 in my HP p6310y. I have an 800 watt XtremeGear PSU (I know, crappy brand) that had been powering it just fine in another computer. My question is, is there anywhere I can find out the dimensions of the existing 300 watt PSU in my HP and/or find the physical maximum size PSU that will fit in the computer? I had a friend measure it (I'm disabled and can't get at the guts of the computer) and he says that the 800 watt might be a little too big. I'm getting an IceQ Turbo Radeon 6950 for my other computer next month and I'd like to upgrade the HP at that time.


Thanks for your help,


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Re: I have an HP p6310; is the power supply (300 watt) standard ATX size (3.4 x 5.9)?

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The HP power supply is for the most part a standard ATX sized unit. The 5.9"(W) x 3.4"(H) dimensions are correct and will fit. The problem is in the length the power supply. Anything over 5.5"(L) may interfere with the motherboard and/or CD/DVD drives and/or the associated cabling.




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