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Why has my power supply died?

by Andy Turner
Coastal Computers & Design

Any PC repair business will tell you the same thing, they replace around 10 times as many power supplies than any other computer component. Why? Because many (if not most) power supplies fitted as standard equipment in the average mass-produced PC are poor quality.

You would think that manufacturers would specify better quality components in their systems. One reason they don’t may be that it’s easy to blame failures of this essential component on power surges and lightening strikes! Continue reading

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