original Surface Book power adapter for Surface Book 2?

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    Hi, All -- I've got an original Surface Book adapter (model 1625; 36 W). Does anyone know if it's cool to use this with my Surface Book 2 15"? That one comes up with a much more powerful -- and much bigger! -- adapter (model 1798; 102 W). I'm sure that the larger model will charge the Surface Book 2 15" more quickly; but is there any harm in using the old, lower-power one if I'm not in a rush to charge?

    Thanks!
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    Yes, it should be totally fine but it' will be providing only a little over 1/3 the power that the charger that came with it. Depending on the power mode, it may not charge faster that it will be using power.
     
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    Thank you! That's what I figured. And what about the reverse? Is there any harm (or benefit) in using the more-powerful 102 Watt charger on the original Surface Book?
     
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    The Surface books with the DGPU come with the higher power charger because of the DGPU. The lower power SB's (no DGPU) come with lower power adapter.
     
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    Yeah, I know that.

    But is there any harm (or benefit) in using the more-powerful 102 Watt charger to charge the original Surface Book?

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