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Which power cord should I use?

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  1. confused42

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    hello,
    I just bought two desktops from two people on craigslist and managed to mix up the power cords. There is a custom built computer with an Ultra X3 850Watts Modular power supply and a dell studio xps 7100. There was also a 24 in samsung monitor that needs a power cord but only two cords so I guess one cord is missing. There's a 10A 125v cord and a 150v cord. We also have a 300v cord laying around. Does anyone know which goes to which or if they would work. I have been searching for ages and can't find anything please help! I was so excited to use it!
     
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    If you are talking about just the connection to the mains and not including any "brick" transformer, there is no difference as long as the plugs fit.
     
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    Power cords for desktop computers are pretty much interchangeable.

    They may have different lengths and colors, but they pretty much have the same 3-slot/3-prong connectors.
     

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    In any one country that is. The mains plug itself will be different in different countries.
     
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    Assuming you're in the USA any of those cords should work on any device.
     
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