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Power Supply Replacement

by jkcone / March 25, 2012 4:10 AM PDT

I have an HP Pavilion a6244n desktop. I need a replacement power supply for Bestec ATX-250-12Z REV D6R. Is there a compatible replacement available? Thanks!!!

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Clarification Request
Common PSU?
by Willy / March 25, 2012 9:13 AM PDT

You want to look at the physical size and specs for Bestec model#. Once you have that in hand, you compare to any similar or direct replacement PSU. So be 100% sure the model# is what is stated on the decal/sticker located on the PSU. Then do your search. If as Robert states is correct, you maybe lucky and have a common ATX-12V type sized PSU, which many are generic to your needs. BTW, having more wattage and/or connections won't hurt.,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=dcfb21c058468efb&biw=1309&bih=676

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Let's look at this PSU.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 25, 2012 4:37 AM PDT
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With the's another wortth looking at and
by VAPCMD / March 26, 2012 6:53 AM PDT
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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 26, 2012 3:48 PM PDT

Thanks for that. After all the PSU's I've replaced over the years, one of the best pieces of advice I found was to get a single rail when possible.

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PS..decided to order one to have a as a spare if/when my
by VAPCMD / March 27, 2012 12:30 PM PDT
In reply to: Nice.

Granddaughter's PC fails. It's got an inexpensive PSU in it now and this one at $45 net will be worthwhile to have as a spare or a substitute if I decide to upgrade the system.


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