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PSU change on HP Compaq 8200 Elite Small Form Factor PC

Hello, i have a little problem here with PSU, i want to equip a videocard. It has originally a PSU that is 240W and i want to upgrade it to atleast 500W PSU, but i dont know what connectors i need, so i don't know what PSU to buy. I have a little list of PSU-s that i could buy but i think that connectors aren't same.
My current psu model is D10-240P1A
PC Specs:
CPU
Intel Core i3 2100 @ 3.10GHz
RAM
4.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3
Motherboard
Hewlett-Packard 1495 (SOCKET 0)
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Thankyou for helping!
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  1. There a re a couple of different variants of the 8200 SFF, one used soDIMMs etc.

    If your motherboard looks like this:


    Then you'll need an adapter to have any chance of using it. As you'll see ,the CPU connector is 4pin (standard, either 4or8), but the ATX power connector (near the bottom left) is a proprietary 6pin... and not the standard 20or24pin that you'll find on typical PSUs.

    Either way, you're going to have to transplant that system into a new case to free up room for a GPU.

    I'd suggest saving for a new system, opposed to investing much money into that existing setup.
  2. Barty1884 said:
    There a re a couple of different variants of the 8200 SFF, one used soDIMMs etc.

    If your motherboard looks like this:


    Then you'll need an adapter to have any chance of using it. As you'll see ,the CPU connector is 4pin (standard, either 4or8), but the ATX power connector (near the bottom left) is a proprietary 6pin... and not the standard 20or24pin that you'll find on typical PSUs.

    Either way, you're going to have to transplant that system into a new case to free up room for a GPU.

    I'd suggest saving for a new system, opposed to investing much money into that existing setup.



    If i would go for a adapter. Can you recommend me PSU and that adapter, please? Or can i buy new motherboard for new PSU, but that has my i3 socket?
  3. I've never used the adapters, so cannot confirm 100% that they'll work without issue. But something like this:
    https://www.moddiy.com/products/HP-Z230-Z220-PSU-Main-Power-24%252dPin-to-6%252dPin-Adapter-Cable-%2830cm%29.html

    As for a PSU, on a price vs quality basis, you can't do much better than this SeaSonic unit:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Power Supply: SeaSonic - S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $36.98
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-02 16:53 EDT-0400
  4. Barty1884 said:
    I've never used the adapters, so cannot confirm 100% that they'll work without issue. But something like this:
    https://www.moddiy.com/products/HP-Z230-Z220-PSU-Main-Power-24%252dPin-to-6%252dPin-Adapter-Cable-%2830cm%29.html

    As for a PSU, on a price vs quality basis, you can't do much better than this SeaSonic unit:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Power Supply: SeaSonic - S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $36.98
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-02 16:53 EDT-0400


    About PSU, as i get this adapter, can i use any PSU with 24 pin then? For exaple i could get this PSU from my country cheaper, but question is that would it work.: ''ACC Goldenfield PSU, 500W, silent 120mm fan, Pasive PFC, 2xMOLEX, 2xSATA'' , it has 24 Pin connector. Connectors: Main connector:20+4PIN;-CPU 4 pin:2
  5. I've never heard of "Goldenfield". You never want to cheap out on a PSU, as you run the risk of damaging other components.

    To give you a bit of an idea, take a look here:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html

    Aim for something appearing in the first 3 'tiers' if at all possible.

    Where are you located specifically? And what's your budget?
  6. Barty1884 said:
    I've never heard of "Goldenfield". You never want to cheap out on a PSU, as you run the risk of damaging other components.

    To give you a bit of an idea, take a look here:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html

    Aim for something appearing in the first 3 'tiers' if at all possible.

    Where are you located specifically? And what's your budget?


    I m from Estonia and my budget for PSU is around 40-50.
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  8. Barty1884 said:


    What about this PSU? What you say or should i buy one of the links you posted me?: http://www.tecnoware.com/Prodotti/FAL525FS12/free-silent-520w-12-cm-psu.aspx

    And the videocard i want to equip is ''GeForce GTX 750 MSI OC edition 1GB.
  9. Appears to be another generic unit, more akin to a doorstop or firework than a PSU.

    I don't see how much that unit is going for, but the ones I linked are great quality and within your budget.

    Be careful on the 1GB 750 cards, lots of fakes going around (750 and 750TI).
    Fakes look something like this (generally):

  10. Barty1884 said:
    Appears to be another generic unit, more akin to a doorstop or firework than a PSU.

    I don't see how much that unit is going for, but the ones I linked are great quality and within your budget.


    Thankyou, but i see some posts about this GeForce GTX 750 MSI oc eddition 1gb. I saw someone say that it can work with 240W PSU (i m sure it isnt too much to run it) , and some say that 300W is perfect for whole setup. So what you say about that? That way i can decide the real W i have to buy.
  11. It's possible, but not recommended.

    A "new" 240W unit (say, in a 2017 prebuilt from HP) might work just fine..... but you're talking a system/PSU that's almost 6 years old, and I wouldn't bet on it.

    Wattage isn;'t everything though. A quality 300W unit would be fine..... the problem is, from what I've seen, quality 300W units don't exist in your region.
    The options I provided are quality, and within budget.
  12. Barty1884 said:
    It's possible, but not recommended.

    A "new" 240W unit (say, in a 2017 prebuilt from HP) might work just fine..... but you're talking a system/PSU that's almost 6 years old, and I wouldn't bet on it.

    Wattage isn;'t everything though. A quality 300W unit would be fine..... the problem is, from what I've seen, quality 300W units don't exist in your region.
    The options I provided are quality, and within budget.


    Okey, thankyou very much. Problem is now solved. I m picking one of these PSU-s and that adapter.
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