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Dell 4600 power supply replacement problem

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May 27, 2009 6:01:26 PM

I recently had to replace my power supply in my Dell 4600 Dimension desktop computer. Went to best buy and they put in a Dynex power supply model
DX-400WPS Now my computer is running very very slow. I have run register cure over 20 times but did not help.
Any ideas why this is happening?
I called Dynex and they say it is a configuration problem with Dell and so I called Dell and they say that is not true, there is no settings or anything that needs to be changed. But they won't troubleshoot it because it is not a Dell replacement part.
Very frustrated here.
Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

DeltaDaylate
May 27, 2009 10:52:43 PM

Well Dynex PSUs are crap, and its probably not getting you enough power for your system. Can you try any other?
May 27, 2009 11:04:08 PM

Just look at this video and see how that PSU explodes :lol: 
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May 27, 2009 11:59:55 PM

Yeah, I have until the 8th of June to return the Dynex. I am thinking of going with an Antec, but my question now is, what wattage? The old Dell one was a 250 watt and they put in a 400 watt.
May 28, 2009 1:01:16 AM

Well you can probably go for the Antec Earthwatts 380W PSU. You can also get the Corsair 400W PSU.
May 28, 2009 1:04:46 AM

Thanks so much for your help.
May 28, 2009 1:31:25 AM

Yes thats the one, zipzoomflyhigh listed. For 39.99 after MiR its a really good deal.
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