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I have a mcp61sm-am and I was looking in putting a 800w power supply in it and am concerned if it would fry my pc

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Assuming all the supply voltages are correct the large PS will not fry your computer, PC will simply use what it is needed and nada more.

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SOURCE: is a 500w power supply to much for my pc?

wattage is a measurement of power output. however wattage is not nececassrily a measure of continuous power output. wattage is a measurement of potential power output. this means on one hand if a pc is only idling the wattage of the power supply unit (psu) required to run the components might be very low. on the other hand if you have several power intensive applications running simultaneously with several different web browsers open featuring several active tabs open in each browser and you are also streaming video on the internet on one browser and downloading files while watching a movie all at the same time then the pc would probably be working near its maximum and would require near the maximum amount of available wattage from the psu. a certain amount of the psu's wattage is needed to power each of the key power consuming internal components - the cpu, the memory, the motherboard chipset and other motherboard devices, any expansion cards installed on the motherboard as well as the spinning of the hard drive, optical drive and cooling fans. the total wattage required to power all these and other internal components is an indications of the very bare total minimum power capacity that a pc will require. this means that generally the higher the wattage of the psu the more stable the overall performance of the computer islikely to be. the psu also consumes as well as delivers power due to the in-built cooling fans required to cool it by venting hot air from the back of the pc during operation. therefore as a general rule the higher the wattage of the psu, the greater the capacity of the psu to take the powering of all the internal components of the pc that require power (including the psu's own cooling fans) well within its stride.

so your friend was correct to draw your attention to the important issue of the optimisation of power consumption in a pc and ensuring that you have the correct wattage of psu to adequately and safely power the internal components of the pc. however your friend has slightly misunderstood how the psu works.

perhaps you could explain to this friend that a pc with an underpowered psu is far more likely to damage a pc's internal components than a pc with a psu of excessive wattage. In this way, both of you will have helped to enhance each other's knowledge and awareness of an important issue in the maintenance of a pc.

Posted on Nov 08, 2011

SOURCE: what keeps frying my dell dimension 4700C power supply?

like a supersonic engine perhaps? the desktops have a power switch that defines input voltage. frying a power supply suggests that there is too much voltage on input

check for power switch on back

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What keeps frying my dell dimension 4700C power supply?


like a supersonic engine perhaps? the desktops have a power switch that defines input voltage. frying a power supply suggests that there is too much voltage on input

check for power switch on back

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1) Computer off, unplug the power cable from the surge protector. Now unplug it from the computer (Power Supply)

(Unplugging the power cord from the back of the computer, while still plugged into the surge protector, may cause a voltage spike.

This could result in frying out the Power Supply, and may also fry out the Motherboard, Processor, Ram Memory, and Graphics)

2) Viewing the Acer Aspire RC900 from the Front, the Left side panel, is the panel that removes.

3) Viewing the Acer Aspire RC900 from the rear, look at the right side. (Left side actually, but now the computer is turned around)

There is a Cover Release Latch that is close to the outside edge, and towards the top.

It is whitish in color, and approximately 1-1/2 finger digits long, and half a finger digit wide.
(Universal measurement I figure. Using the Inch system it is approximately 1-1/2 inches long, and 1/2 inch wide)

Pull this Cover Release Latch to the right. (Towards the bottom of the computer if it were standing up)

You will see that this side cover, has a formed shape that you can put your fingers in, to pull the side cover towards the rear of the computer.

Pull the side cover back towards the rear of the computer to remove it.

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Your body carries Static electricity,
Static can fry out (Short Circuit) the hardware components inside a computer.

Touch the metal frame of the open computer case BEFORE you reach inside, to relieve your body of Static.
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If you get up, walk away, then return, Touch the metal frame again.

Computer unplugged from power, you are safe.
Touch the metal frame of the open computer case, your computer is safe.

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If the power supply from your friends old computer may not fave all of the correct plugs to power up your computer. You system needs 2 plugs going to the motherboard one with 20 pins and one with 4 pins. Besure you have the correct plugs. The second thing to check is recheck the friendss power supply in another machine. Last option is that when your power supply overheated and died that it damaged your motherboard and you may have to replace it too.

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What kind of help do you need?

Open two screws in back of the computer case, take the side panel out, unscrew old power supply, disconnect the cables also, take the powersupply out, insert new powersupply, screw it in and connect the cables.

surely 500-800W will be enought.
http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCategory.aspx?SubCategory=58&name=Power-Supplies
Let me know if you need anything else.

Thanks and good luck.
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