How to find out what power supply is on the PC?
Sometimes, the user of a personal computer needs to replace the video card, put in a new hard disk, or replace other components. Then he will need to know the information about the power supply he has installed. After all, if the power supply is not suitable, then the computer can easily burn.
How to find out which power supply unit is installed in the computer, you will read further.
How to find useful information about the power supply
There are two simple ways to find out the power supply of a computer and any other information: open the unit and see; read the documentation and use the programs.
Opening the computer unit
For this we need:
- Disconnect the computer from the electrical outlet.
- Take a screwdriver and open the unit.
- Carefully consider the power supply unit for labels, which shows all the characteristics. If necessary, disconnect the power supply and examine it from all sides.
In such a simple way you can find out everything you need about the power supply.After that, you can assemble the computer back.
How to find out about the power supply from the documentation
Usually, instructions and other documentation are attached to the computer, where all characteristics of the components, including the power supply unit, are indicated. If you have these documents, you can find out all the information about the power supply from it. Otherwise, it is better to use the first method.