to choose a computer Power Supply Unit (PSU)
To find your required PSU,
please visit our
PSU compatibility list here >>
Or contact us by phone or
email with your model number.
A lot of Power Supply Units
(PSU) are interchangeable and it is usually not necessary to replace a
faulty power supply by the exact same model number. In fact most big PC
manufacturers charge high prices for a PSU which can often be replaced by
other cheaper and high quality PSUs.
There are a few things to
check when choosing a Power Supply Unit.
PSUs come with various
SIZES, POWER OUTPUTS, SPECIFICATIONS, QUALITIES and
This is one of the most important things to check. The Power supply size (or
at least the screw fittings) must match your original PSU in order to fit
your PC. All the other characteristics of a PSU are standard and are usually
suitable for most computers.
See some PSU types bellow. Check our website for more types.
More size information
Click on the PSUs bellow to see their compatibility list.
The more power the better (and
the more expensive). The computer only draws the amount of power required
and the extra power available becomes handy if additional components are
added later. Therefore a more powerful PSU is NOT more expensive to run and
will not damage your computer.
Most home PC require a 250 to
300W PSU, but servers, game machines, bitcoin miners and bigger computers
can require a 400W to 600W and even a 1000W PSU.
Most PSUs specifications are
standard and are suitable for most computers.
Some higher capacity PSUs have
Multi 12Volt rails in order to prevent fire in powerful and demanding
systems, however, a standard single 12V PSU is fine to use in any home or
Most of our PSUs are high
quality heavy Branded PSUs with reliable components which means they are:
-Durable and Reliable (provide
a regular, stable and clean DC current).
-Under a 1 year warranty.
-Quite (With noise killer, fan
speed & temperature control and quite fan).
-With PFC (Energy saving
-With CE or Global safety
-Set to 230volt or 115/230V
for worldwide use.
-80+ certified: they only
waste 20% of energy as heat which means less ventilation and less noise.
There are various levels of efficiency available (80+, Bronze, Silver, Gold,
Most PSUs come with all the
standard connectors required by most computers. Should more connectors be
required, we can supply adaptors. Note that some rare PSUs require some
special non standard connectors. Ask for availability.
It is not possible to plug the
connectors wrong since they all have a specific shape.
Unused connectors can just be
left tied up on the side of the PSU.
More connector information