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warning to all dell computer owners

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by star882, Dec 21, 2002.

  1. star882

    star882 New Member

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    The power supply is nonstandard(WTX with ATX plugs).
    Use an ATX power supply with a dell computer, you will get lots of smoke, and leave you to flush the destroyed parts down the toilet. :( :(
    I heard about this in some USENET thread about a guy who upgrades the power supply in his dell and it now blows the fuses.
    Good thing I read about this before I decided to upgrade.
     
  2. herbymcduff

    herbymcduff New Member

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    That would only be a problem if you didn't know what you where doing in the first place.

    later opened my dell, and came to find out you were right. Good job finding that out.
     
  3. ElectroMaster

    ElectroMaster Administrator

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    Thats some nice info star882. I have built some PCs in my time and never new this.
     

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