New power supply

Ordered a new computer power supply after we got back from Rome to replace the old one that flaked out. Went with a 750W EVGA SuperNOVA G2 supply from Newegg based on favourable comments at The Tech Report and jonnyGURU.

The power supply came in a nice sturdy box, and was securely packed inside.

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All the cables that can plug into the power supply along with some cable ties, screws and a testing plug that lets you test the power supply without having to plug it into a computer.

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It's a pretty slick looking power supply that comes in a nice black finish.

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The modular connectors are all labeled so it's easy to figure out what cables go where.

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Plenty of ventilation holes out the back for the fan to push hot air through. The ECO ON/OFF switch toggles a power saving mode that turns on the fan only when the power supply needs additional cooling. The fan is pretty quiet and I can't hear it over the noise of the other fans in the system.

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After about 30 minutes of routing and re-routing the cables, I got the power supply installed. Installation was pretty easy. The cables are all labeled, so there's no guess work about what cables are used where.

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Turned the power on and everything came up without any smoke appearing. The cable routing is pretty messy right now. At some point if I get motivated enough, I may tear everything apart and re-route everything to make it look nicer (the insides need a good cleaning anyway). For now, everything works and I'm happy to have an operational system again.