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The Right Power

Making sure you have the right power supply in your desktop is very important to the
performance and lifespan of your system.
Running your system with a power supply that has too low of an output
can cause system crashes, slow performance and even damage to internal parts of
the system.  Most manufactured systems
come with the optimal power supply but, if you add additional parts such as
multiple hard drives and high powered video cards, you may need to increase the
size and output of your power supply to compensate for the additional power
requirements. When upgrading your power supply, try to find one with multiple
fans.  This helps keep the internal parts
of the power supply cool.  Also, make
sure to find a power supply that has all of the connectors you need for all of
the components in your system.