Another reason why Dell sucks

From: Geoff Reed <>
Date: Thu Jan 10 14:55:45 2002

There's a 5v line (IIRC) broken away from the ATX plug and routed to an
auxillary connector on the motherboard, a company makes an adaptor so you
can use a standard ATX supply with a DELL mainboard.

At 02:16 PM 1/10/02 -0500, you wrote:
>Even though their Optiplex PCs seem to be standard ATX form factor, their
>power supply does not meet the standard. Putting in a generic ATX power
>supply will not work. Something about the wiring being changed slightly on
>the power plug. perhaps someone else has details about that.
Received on Thu Jan 10 2002 - 14:55:45 GMT

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