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Dell Inspiron 530S Power Supply?

by johnk425 / September 18, 2011 3:54 PM PDT

My power supply just took a dump. Where can I get a replacement for the Dell Inspiron 530S?

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Looks like a standard PSU.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 18, 2011 4:00 PM PDT
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530s psu
by bob b / September 18, 2011 11:59 PM PDT

That machine seems to be a slim line.
I think what you will need is a "tfx" style psu.

If i go to Newegg I can filter by "tfx" and see a few choices.
Measure your old psu and compare to the size that Newegg shows.
Just to be sure it will physically fit in the case.

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I suggest...
by Willy / September 19, 2011 1:01 AM PDT

Remove the current Dell PSU and/or locate the label or decal. Find the P/N# or model# and use that to locate a vendor. Googling helps here, but if this is a std. type PSU, then generally speaking any PSU will do that falls into generic DIY builds. If not, and physical constraints are involved then be sure it is a direct replacement. If at all possible, buy one that offers more wattage.

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TFX 250 Watts
by raymondlv21 / September 19, 2011 2:01 AM PDT

The original power supply in there should be a Bestec model the TFX0250D5W. It might be a Dell brand, however, Bestec is the OEM manufacturer that makes it for Dell so this should work:

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