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Perhaps a stupid question, but do all power supplies fit into any case?

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As title says, or do they vary depending on the model? Because I'm looking to upgrade my PSU (A no name junk that came with my case which isn't exactly a brand either, before you ask)

Although my system is custom built(a friend built it for me) I never assembled one personally so I don't have any experience there.

My Specs:

Mobo:Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. G41MT-D3 (Socket 775)
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 @ 2.93GHz
RAM: Kingston 4.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 1333 Mhz
GPU: XFX Geforce GTS 250
HDD: WD Caviar Blue 320 GB
PSU: Some no name 500W.

Thanks in advanced.
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Sorry for the quick bump but I couldn't edit my post, I managed to get the case dimensions if that helps: 469*231*532*mm.
For the most part most PSU's will fit into most cases. The ones that could be issues are power supplies that are over 1000W, those may be longer than a standard ATX PSU. Another issue would be in a micro tower, or slim case. If you just have a normal tower cases, pretty much anything you pick will be fine.

You can always measure what you have and compare it to what you want to buy.
Short answer: Yes

I have to assume your friend used a standard sized ATX tower. (even no-names have to follow the ATX spec) You can fit any current ATX power supply.
You'll want a minimum 550W good quality PSU for the GTS 450.
SeaSonic-XFX-Corsair are top quality.
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