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Originally Posted by nkear5 View Post
The 20" model usually fetches quite a bit more due to its rarity, but in this case, I am looking to fix it for personal use, not re-sale. I found prices for either part before I purchased the computer. The trouble is determining which one to replace.
Yeah...the 20" models are less common. Hopefully you found a good source for reasonably priced replacement parts. If it were me...trying to choose between a bad logic board or a bad power supply...I would go with the bad power supply.

Power supplies are more likely to go bad than a logic board assuming:

- no one spilled liquid on the computer
- no heat or cooling related issues
- or there were no electrical problems/surges that the computer was exposed to in it's former life/lives.

I'm assuming you've checked the logic board for any "burn-marks" indicating any possible issues.

Good luck,

- Nick

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