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Old 12-10-2005, 03:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey i'm upgrading my dell 4600 to:
1)512 to 1gb of ram
2)ati 9800 pro 128mb to a ati x850 pro VIVO
3)1998 17" dell monitor to a 2005 fpw 20.1 wdescreen dell monitor
4)buying new sound card (x-fi extreme music)
5)need new power supply

ok so heres my question is there any program out there that can tell you what type of ps you have and how many of the type of connections it has? i need a new one cuz i have a 250 watt ps and i need a new ps>300 wats because the minimum ps for a ati x850 card is 300 watts. i was thinking of getting a 600 watt ps off of ebay for $45. but i need to know the 1st question most of all.thx and go easy on me im a n@@bI3

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Old 12-10-2005, 04:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Dell requires a proprietary power supply...in other words, you have to order it through Dell

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Old 12-10-2005, 04:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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or you could buy a new case, and you might need to buy a new mobo if they like weld the power connector form the psu to the mobo lol
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Old 12-10-2005, 06:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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why would i need to get one off of dell?
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