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I'm pretty sure I got a generic psu, it doesn't have any recognizable brand names on it. All I know is its a 1200w psu. Should I buy a brand named psu such as corsair, or coolermaster? Or am I just as safe with a generic? Yes I do realize this is somewhat of a dumb question. But is there a serial number that can tell me the manufacturer of my psu or something?
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post #2 of 23
its alienware?most prob a delta so it should be quite decent

other then that open her up and post a picture of the label
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post #3 of 23
Like Obsidian said, just open up the case and there should be some information on the label of the PSU.
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post #4 of 23
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its alienware?most prob a delta so it should be quite decent

other then that open her up and post a picture of the labe
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Like Obsidian said, just open up the case and there should be some information on the label.
I did, many times, all it has is a bunch of voltage numbers and some barcodes with serial numbers
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post #5 of 23
Take a picture and post it.
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post #6 of 23
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Quote:
Take a picture and post it.
All right give me 5 min and I'll show you.
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post #7 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post
I did, many times, all it has is a bunch of voltage numbers and some barcodes with serial numbers
Post a picture, if it has a UL Number or even some other ID numbers it will be easy to tell who makes it.

Most likely it is Newton Power (aka Delta.)
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post #8 of 23
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Here, its kida small i took it with my phone but as you can see, it has no name brand

http://img266.imageshack.us/i/getattachmentaspxvw.jpg/
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post #9 of 23
Post the UL number.

It will begin with E.
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post #10 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post
Here, its kida small i took it with my phone but as you can see, it has no name brand

hmm we need a better pic of the label
Edited by obsidian86 - 2/20/11 at 12:26pm
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