Solved Region effects all hardware Tags: CPUs Hardware Last response: October 22, 2010 9:42 AM in CPUs Share ghnader hsmithot a b à CPUs October 14, 2010 6:45:35 AM I am a newbie and I just bought a few equipment from China.Will it be usable in US or must I change the region code like in DVD?I bought an Intel CPU i7,motherboard etc More about : region effects hardware ghnader hsmithot a b à CPUs October 14, 2010 6:46:34 AM The reason is that I bought a phone two years ago.The mobile phone OS(Windows mobile if I remember correctly) is incompatible with the US system. ghnader hsmithot a b à CPUs October 14, 2010 7:08:30 AM So region lock only effects optical drives? Related resources Setting Blu-Ray Player region ? - Forum Removing region code protection on my asus drw-1608p2s? - Forum About Tom's hardware in Asia-Pacific region . - Forum Need $2-3k Workstation for Video Editing on Premier, After Effects , Element3D - Forum Region Lock on New Build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ghnader hsmithot a b à CPUs October 14, 2010 7:12:07 AM Thanks! 4745454b a b à CPUs October 14, 2010 7:12:51 AM There is the matter of electrical plugs. Not sure what type they use in China. You might need a new PSU. ghnader hsmithot a b à CPUs October 14, 2010 9:53:06 AM 4745454b said:There is the matter of electrical plugs. Not sure what type they use in China. You might need a new PSU. Is it better to have a higher watt PSU or a lower watt one? jsc a c 172 à CPUs October 14, 2010 10:02:47 AM Your PSU should work. The only thing you should need is a US power cord or electrical adapter. The only reason it might not would be because, like some of the older PSU's in Europe, it is a pure 230 volt design. ghnader hsmithot a b à CPUs October 21, 2010 3:00:58 AM may i ask again?is it standalone dvd drives or those one installed on the pc that have region lock? Best solution jsc a c 172 à CPUs October 21, 2010 8:53:56 AM Both. But if you search the 'net, you can find utilities that will unlock desktop drives. ghnader hsmithot a b à CPUs October 22, 2010 9:42:13 AM Best answer selected by zulfadhli. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum30-bit Color on 24-bit Hardware ForumBuilding my own PC -- hardware advice needed ForumRegion 1 dvd on region 2 player ForumSP Region SAC Qualifier, quick report Forumhow to unlock DVD region ForumUnlock region on HL-DT-ST DVD RAM GH15L SCSI ForumHow do i change the region on lite-on burner ForumSoftware vs Hardware Effects Forumchanging region of dvd burner ForumWIN-7 Hardware not recognised in WIN-XP mode ForumPentium G630 paired with GTX 650? Forum[Solved] What hardware is causing my OS to get corrupt ForumUnknown power/hardware problem ForumHardware configuration of computer to install virtualization ForumSound hardware acceleration by integrated sound cards on Windows 7 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !