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Power Supply Cord Volt question!!!

Last response: in Components
January 22, 2011 8:45:12 PM

Now need some tech help here. I'm buying a new power cord for my Ultra 550 watt PSU, the one they give me is too short and i don't want to buy one of those extensions (don't want to buy a add on). I want a longer cord.

Now i "could" just go and order one from TigerDirect, but i don't really want to pay there shipping (newegg doesnt' carry ultra stuff).

I was thinking, can i buy a universal power cord and use it on my Ultra 550 watt PSU??? Would it work, or does it need to be a certain type of cord? I really don't want to do something dumb like get a cord that doens't support they volts to my PSU and short my whole system just to save $6 bucks.


The cord i think i need.

The cord i want for the price. this safe for my rig? Does it even matter? If not way?
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January 22, 2011 9:07:43 PM

The walmart one will be fine. Belkin makes good cables.
You 550 watter probably pulls 6amp on full load. So no worries.
January 22, 2011 9:12:02 PM

Really? Thanks, where do i see the specs for amps on my power supply?
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January 22, 2011 9:33:17 PM

For the cable it's stamped or printed on the cable sheath. Hopefully it's 16AWG (American Wire Gauge) or thicker (14AWG).
January 22, 2011 9:35:10 PM

ok, Thanks a bunch.
October 21, 2013 10:50:32 PM

Yes,which are workable