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It can be done. (HP + power supply)

I wish I had pics, but in any case, I switched out everything in my HP case to a Kingwin KT424, was very pretty, but after ordering some lights, I knew I would have to order a new power supply.

But was that safe to do? Well, I never really found a definitive answer on the web, so, I ordered an OCZ Powerstream 420 and did some multimeter testing, everything seemed to match up voltage/wire wise, and so I plugged her up.

Presto! I now have an HP system running with a new power supply, inside a new case (switching cases was fun, I -love- the Kingwin).

Adding some rounded cables, instead of the ugly grey ribbons now visible through my new side window, a couple of CCFL on an inverter w/ a sound controller, and a Pioneer DVD writer next week.

Next up is a 7-in-one floppy/card reader. =)

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sounds pretty sweet

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thats pretty cool that you did that to an oem pc.

cheers mate Wink


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(HP + power supply)

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HP=yes. Dell is the problem child when it comes to PSU. John

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