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My PSU Works, but my new one is in! How to install?

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I was wondering how I install a powersupply... is there anything I should know? I'm a novice builder, and want to know if as simple as removing my old and inserting my new one.
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Yes, it is that simple.

If you want to do a good job, then it's a little more complex, but that's aided by the full modular nature of your new PSU. Cable routing is so much easier when you can do it from either end

Just take five minutes to go over the instruction manual so you get the right cables in the right places on the PSU end.
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I don't feel like reading a manual, so I think I should wait until later. BF3 for now, + rep for quick response!
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Originally Posted by xquisit View Post
I don't feel like reading a manual, so I think I should wait until later. BF3 for now, + rep for quick response!
KAY SO. ya plug the plugs into the plugs and ya turn it on. 4+4 or 8 pin is cpu power 20+4 is mobo, 6 pinners or 6+2s are for GPUs. molex is for accessories (Fans DVD ETC) sata (thin wide deal) is for HDDs. plug only ONE sata into a hdd and NOT a molex.

EASY. who built your current setup? cyberpower was my first computer builder 2 years ago. Then i found out i spent $700 for a $400 computer.
Edited by xFALL3Nx - 11/2/11 at 4:20am
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i built my first, but i've never swapped a working PSU for another one


btw, so far it's working!

trying to OC my CPU, and see if it was my PSU and not my cooling (or it could be my chip too)... either way im happy
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