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Q: i want to upgrade power supply

My current power supply is 180W and i want to buy a new one with 500W+. Which one could i choose?

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Had to up upgrade my power supply on my hp envy 750-116. The new power supply(500b evga) does not have a power cord for the slim laptop like drive. looking for possible fix for the problem

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i've been playing world of warcraft for about a month now and i have it on the lowest possible settings and at800x600 resolution and i'm still getting like 20 fps i want to up the settings on the game to good instead of low and have about atleast 30 fps in raids with 25 other players and when i'm alone questing have like 50 to 60
OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System Model p6754y
System Type x64-based PC
Processor AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 640 Processor, 3000 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 6.04, 9/7/2010
SMBIOS Version 2.6
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 3.75 GB
Available Physical Memory 893 MB
Total Virtual Memory 7.50 GB
Available Virtual Memory 3.95 GB
I have a radeon hd 4200
so i want to upgrade it to be able to play with atleast 30 fps but i want to spend as little as i can 170 max for both and the less i spend the better if anyone can help would be great

A:Graphics card upgrade and power supply upgrade

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I just bought a new video card, geForce 8600gt dx10 card.. when i got home.. i realized i only have a 250w psu on my acer t180 (ast180-ud360a / amd athlon 3600 2x 64). the card requirements are at least a 350w psu, also says... 22amps on the 12volt rail requred.

Am i going to run into any problems by just heading out to the nearest electronics store and buying any ol' 400 to 500 watt psu?

Still wondering if i can run the card or not...as is.. or what would happen if i tried it.

A:Is it always ok to upgrade your power supply?

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I recently bought a HP 7760n, model # RK570AA and I want to upgrade the power supply in the system to atleast a 550w ATX form factor unit with a power connection for PCI express graphics. I have seached the net and can't seem to find anything. I called the manufacturer and of course they will not give me any recomendations except using one of there units which a 450w is the highest they all offer and the price is through the roof as well.
Any suggestions on what would work with my system?

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I am trying to find a more powerful psu for my HP Pavilion 7955. THe original psu is only 200w and it loads down . I have added a second HDD , a nVidia 256mb video card and a seconf DVD writer/player. It is obvious that the psu is under powered because I can here it labor under laod and the video card response to adjustments is very slow. The psu is a certain physical spec and I am having a hard time finding anything that will fit into the case. Any suggestions?
I was considering running two 200w psu's but would rather have a 350 or 400 w psu instead.

A:Power Supply Upgrade

Can you post a few images of the current PSU and the label on it?

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Hi, i bought a new graphics card Gainward gt730 and it needs 300W and 20A on +12V line. My power supply is 365W but have 17A on +12V line. Can i upgrade power supply to this one Antec VP 500 500W? This power supply have 24A on +12V line. Sorry for my bad english but i am from Poland. Greetings

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i want to upgrade my graphics card - currently running a 300w (rofl) that came with the premade tower but want to throw in a 600w to push a strong card - is there any kind of risk to hurt the mb? thanx for any help oh and its a standard 20+4 pin

A:power supply upgrade

No it won't hurt the motherboard. The only thing you need to watch for is that a standard ATX power supply will fit in that HP case.

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Im thinking of getting an antec earthwatts psu so i can get a better gpu. heres the psu i want to put in: Newegg.com - Antec earthwatts EA500 500W Continuous Power ATX12V v2.2 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC "Compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply

here is the computer that i want to put psu into: HP Pavilion a6110n PC (GG781AA) specifications - HP Home & Home Office Products

wat are your thoughs on this vista forums?

oh and will i get past post? i think so because this gives way more power than my current 250w one.

A:upgrade of power supply

Hello Kelvin,

I suppose it depends on what new graphics card you are wanting to get to use with it. Some of the latest models (ex: GTX 480) can use around 295 watts themselves under full load.

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I have a Dell and there was a 250 W power supply. I bought a 350 W not a DEll It works fine as long as I don't screw it into place. Once I screw it into plade it seems like it shortens out. I took it back and got another one same thing happens. What Dell just takes Dell Power supply's. Dells didn't have a off and on switch on the power supply This one does. Would that make a difference? The switch isn't in the open it behind the sheet metel. there no opening for the switch.


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Hey my name is jim, I recently purchased a video card and I need to upgrade my PSU. I am looking to get a 600-700W supply. I need to know what my pc can accept. here are my specs.

Operating System System Model
Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 1 (build 6001)
Install Language: English (United States)
System Locale: English (United States) Gateway W3653a C00
System Serial Number: GCJ87C0004423
Enclosure Type: Desktop
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
1.60 gigahertz Intel Celeron
64 kilobyte primary memory cache
512 kilobyte secondary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (2 total)
Not hyper-threaded Board: ELITEGROUP 945GCT-M3 3.1
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: 945GCT-M3 V1.12E 05/09/2008
Drives Memory Modules c,d
320.07 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
65.16 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-H653B ATA Device [CD-ROM drive]

Generic USB CF Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 2
Generic USB MS Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 4
Generic USB SD Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 1
Generic USB SM Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 3
WDC WD3200AAJS-22B4A0 [Hard drive] (320.07 GB) -- drive 0, s/n WD-WMAT13661549, rev 01.03A01, SMART Status: Healthy 1016 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory

Slot 'A0' has 512 MB
Slot 'A1' is Empty
Slot 'A2' has 512 MB
Slot 'A3' is Empty
Local Drive Volumes

c: (NTFS on drive 0) 308.47 GB 59.59 GB free
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A:Power supply upgrade

What new video card did you get? Considering the rest of your system specs, my guess is that you do not actually need a 600-700 watt PSU.

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 I need to upgrade the Power Supply to 400W. What is a compatible PS?

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My brother's graduation present is an uber computer. Here are the specs for it:


* Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 1 (64-bit)
* Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Quad processor Q9550 (2.83GHz)
* 6GB DDR2-800MHz dual channel SDRAM (2x2048, 2x1024)
* 1GB NVIDIA GeForce 9800GT, 2 DVI, HDMI adapter
* Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g/n & Bluetooth(R )
* FREE UPGRADE to 750GB 7200 rpm SATA 3Gb/s hard drive from 500GB
* LightScribe 16X max. DVD+/-R/RW SuperMulti drive
* 16x max. DVD-ROM
* 15-in-1 memory card reader, 2 USB, 1394, audio
* Integrated 7.1 channel sound w/front audio ports
Click to expand...

The computer only comes with a 460w power supply, with no option to upgrade. Is this a problem? For a quad core, 1gb video card, and 6-8gb of ram, I would imagine he would want a bigger one, at least to be safe. What do you guys think?

A:Need help on whether to upgrade power supply

If this is a custom build, then there should be no issues with upgrading the power supply.
It may run ok with 460W, but if it were me i'd get something better. probably 650w or better.

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My friend is trying to upgrade the power supply on his HP Media Center m7160n, I understand he'd be better off getting a new custom PC in the long run but for now he's just looking for a stop gap solution.

The problem is the specs for that PC lists two motherboards, one ASUS and one an HP motherboard and we have no idea what this means: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=c00389438.

The power supply he's looking at only has one ATX motherboard connector: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Cooler+...68522&skuId=1511293&st=power supply&cp=1&lp=5

Does this mean the power supply will not work?

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Im planning to upgrade my power supply to one of 650 watts, what i need to know before to buy it?

i have windows vista 32 bit, processor Intel? Core™ 2 Duo E6320, motherboard INTEL DG965OT. also im planning to buy a video card ati 5770 single slot.

If you need more information tell me.

i dont want to make a mistake and buy something wrong.

Thank you.

A:power supply upgrade

What do you have now?
Think of your psu as the heart of your system. If you lose the psu, it can potentially take out everything. So obviously you don't want to skimp on it.

With a quality brand, it doesn't matter if its multi or single rail anymore, and your systems new enough any modern psu will be compatible.

Your current setup, with 5770, could easily run on 450ish W, so a 650W isn't too overkill, and allows for future upgrades.

I'd recommend a 650tx from Corsair... But they are pricey.
Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V &#47; EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply $89.99<-- Very good price, usually over $100
Newegg.com - Thermaltake TR2 TRX-650M 650W ATX 12V v2.3 &#47; EPS 12V v2.91 Modular Active PFC Power Supply $55 bucks after mail ins.

But basically paying over $75 before sales will give you a good psu.

Also remember, a quality psu can last multiple changes to your system

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So I've been thinking about upgrading my GPU from a GTX 760 2gb to a GTX 980 but I'm not sure if I have to buy a new Power Supply aswell. I'm using a 650W power supply.
My specs are: MSI motherboard(forgot the name), 8GB ram DDR3, SSD 200GB, HDD 1TB, DVD-RW, 2 120mm fans + the CPU fan , a core i5 4670k (3.40 ghz) and the gtx 760 itself.


A:Should I upgrade my Power Supply?

Try this out; http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp

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I have an HP Envy 750-129c and need to upgrade the power supply.  It currently has a 300watt and i need to got o a 600 or so to install a new video card. Current supply: # 759045-001 Is this a standard supply and if so what type of PSU will fit?

A:Power supply upgrade

JMC_1988, welcome to the forum. Yes, the power supply unit (PSU) is a standard ATX.  I like Corsair products.  They make PSU's that will give you clean, stable power for the system.  Modular PSU's are good for mid-size cases.  They allow you to only use the cables that are necessary to run the computer. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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does the 508149-001 1100 watt replace the 508148-001 850 Watt? I noticed the 1100 watt PS has one extra pin on the P21 connector which I suspect provides another 12VDC  line  but The system work with the 850 watt PS before I plugged in the new 1100 watt PS.  Is a troublr shooting guide availablr=e for the main system board?  Thank you!!

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I'm looking to upgrade the power supply in my Dell Optiplex 990 MT. The one in it is a 240w and I'd like to get something around 600w-750w, in preparation for Battlefield V and to make Battlefield 1 run a little better. My questions are; will a gaming power supply off ebay or amazon fit in my PC, and, is it safe to put in a poer supply that's so much more powerful than the OEM, or will it fry my motherboard?

Thanks for the help in advance,

Other specs:
Operating System
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
Intel Core i5 2400 @ 3.10GHz 38 C
Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology
12.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24)
Dell Inc. 06D7TR (CPU 1)
HP w19b/w19e ([email protected])
2048MB ATI AMD Radeon R7 200 Series (Unknown) 41 C
931GB Western Digital WDC WD10EADS-00L5B1 (SATA) 42 C
465GB Seagate ST3500414CS (SATA) 37 C

Let me know if you need more info. I'm also planning to put in an Nvidia 1050ti 4gb graphics card when it gets here.

A:Need to upgrade power supply

The Dell OptiPlex 990 small form factor(SFF) comes with a 240W power supply.
The larger mini tower(MT) comes with a 265W power supply.
Are you sure yours is a MT and not a SFF?


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I would like to go with a 4 or 6 core cpu. Any idea what power supply will fit my machine?  I only have 240 w power supply...Thanks 

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@wanaseemike? 3. Power supply, 320W  508153-001 Your manual here. https://h20566.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?sp4ts.oid=4024563&docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-c0... REO 

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I installed a graphics card and had to upgrade my power supply. Unfortunately the power supply did not come with a power connector for the CD drive. Apparently the CD drive is a laptop drive. Anyone know where to get an adapter?

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Darymini, welcome to the forum. When requesting help you should always include the make/model (i.e. p6-xxxx) of the computer and/or monitor. This information is necessary for us to review the specifications of them.

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i purchased a
HIS Hightech H130HMF128E1N Radeon X1300 512MB HyperMemory with 128MB Onboard 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Express x1 for my dell e310 i was wondering if i sould upgrade the power supply to support this card i currently have 230 watts

A:should i upgrade the power supply

Yes, but you will have to get the better supply from Dell... The prower supply may be proprietary

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I have an IBM Aptiva 2163-570, PII, 400MHz, 12GB, 256MB ram, ATX.

I want to add another 30GB HD (Maxtor on sale at Office Depot) but just noticed my power supply is only 95 watts. Other than the HD,the CDR and printer, I do not run anything else on this PC.

What do you think? Will 95 watts handle 2 HDs? If not, what should I buy?

A:Do I need to upgrade power supply?

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hello all i have a emachines w3619 with a ecs 945gct-m3 mobo and was wanting a power supply upgrade.....my mobo is weird though because as you can see in the picture i have two spots for the extra 4-pin connector or so i think....anyways i was wanting to upgrade the psu for a new powerful graphics card so any advice to upgrade will be appriciated

A:[Q] power supply upgrade

I would get a download copy of the manual for this MB from the ECS website to verify what all the connections are used for. Plus some MFG computer cases do not always fit the standard replacement PSU's.

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Before i start i should probably mention that i did see the other power supply thread but thought it was gettin a bit full lol...... anyway, just a quick question....

I am hoping to order some new parts for my computer soon:

Abit KN8 Ultra
AMD Athlon 64 3200
128Mb Asus PCI-E 6600GT-TD

Do you think my current Generic 400+ Watt power supply will be able to handle these, i tried working it out but failed miserably.

Any help appriciated.

A:Upgrade Power Supply?

400W should be enough assuming you don't have a lot of other things plugged in, however if your PSU is a low quality one then it may be a problem.

What make/model is it? How many amps on the 12v rail?

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I have a Dell 5150 (purchased in 2005, so four years old) and the fan of my power supply is dead. My computer is running fine but obviously it is not safe to keep going without a fan. It came with a 305W power supply, very low-end as expected. I am therefore in the market for a new power supply but have heard some conflicting advice.

I did some research online and read from one source that it is perfectly safe to add, say, a 550W power supply even if you only started with 305W. The source stated that a power supply only uses what it needs to use, so putting in a higher wattage will not harm your computer, fry your motherboard, or overwork any devices. When I called Dell, who is not well-known for perfectly sound tech advice, I realize... they told me to order the exact same power supply the computer came with because that is what the computer was created to run with and that it would "fry my motherboard" if I tried to put a higher wattage power supply in there.

I also have a new video card, a NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT. It requires a minimum 350W power supply, which Dell now says I will not have because it's 'dangerous.'

Who is correct? Is it safe to upgrade your power supply in an older computer? Why or why not? I'd like a yes or no but also a bit of an explanation if anyone is willing.

Hopefully someone here can help clear things up for me. Thanks in advance.

A:Can I upgrade my power supply?

What Dell told you is not correct. You can use a higher wattage power supply, and it will only use the power that it needs. A replacement power supply needs to be of good quality, needs to physically fit into the Dell case, and the power pinout for the 24 pin connector needs to match the motherboard (Dell used to use a non-standard pinout but stopped the practice a few years ago).

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I am replacing the existing graphics card in this machine with a gForce 1070. I need at least a 400W power supply though. I purchased a Corsair 750W power supply, but this doesn't seem to work because the cable that connects to the mother board, i think for the CPU, is a 4 wire connector, and the new power supply has a minimum of 6 What is a beefier power supply that i *CAN* install in this machine to adequately power this card? Thankyou

A:Need to upgrade my power supply

From what I read elsewhere, you should still be able to use the power supply in question.  I personally did not try it, but others claim that you can use the pins on the 8pin connector that match up and let the others hang outdside the connector.  Some say, depending on the exact model of the Corsair PS, that the 8pin connect might be able to split.  Meant to split, not cut.

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Lenovo thinkcentre M58 7360 AKU sff - E5200 2.5 ghz windows xp sp3 Hi, I pulled out DVD drive and put in a 1tb wd harddriveInstalled 500 gb wd in place of stock oneWill add 30 watts(my e5200 cpu is 65) by upgrading to q9400 (all quads are 95 and Lenovo says it support all quads up to 6 mb L2 cache)On board video and will have a pci card installed. 3 questions;1) The 280 watt PS should do OK with this right?2) I know on some PCs, when you upgrade from 2 core to 4 they require youy to abandon on baord video and get their video card. Do I need to do this in my case?3)Does Lenovo use different cooling for their quads than I have on my e5200? And if not are there better cpu coolers that fit? Any way to get more cooling in this box?I might be just fine anyhow. the way it is/  My Dell had an underrated PS and it did fine. TIA John

A:M58 Power supply and cpu upgrade questions

Hmmm doesn't the Intel 9650 Core 2 Quad Processor - 3.00 GHz,12MB Cache,1333MHz FSB,Socket LGA775,45 nm, work for the M58? thats 12MB and you say 6MB is the max? **bleep** i'll be dammed if the Q9650 doesnt work lol, i know the Q6600 works for it, (so i'e bene told lol)   

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Hello everyone! new to boards,just wondering if anyone has any advice on a good
power supply in the 400-500 watt range for the add-on of a video card. 400w is min. in system requirements for Ati-Radeon X1600 Pro PCIe x 16, also would like feed on v-card.
Thanks in advance for any help you can give.

A:Power supply upgrade ? hp a1310n

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I have a HP 8000 elite cmt I know the elite series is a special setup I'm wondering if I can use the case to build a custom mid range gaming pc by replacing the Mobo to a ATX style and changing power supply I can modify the case to fit any power supply if needed I just need to know if I can put a ATX style Mobo in it

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I want to upgrade the power supply for my HP 510 p136.  What power supply can I buy?  Two issues arose when I tried to buy one. First, the screw configuration on the front is not standard and second, the connector for the optical drive is non-standard.  This connecter seems to be HP only and there is no adapter for it.  Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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After finding out this pc has a low end graphics card i wanted to upgrade it, but as soon as i found out it had a 250 watt power supply, i started asking around on the internet to see if i could use a standard power supply, but i turns out i can't do that since this desktop requires a proprietary power supply. Could i just order a 500w proprietary power supply from lenovo? 

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I've got an older Gateway E4100 with an Intel D865GLC mobo and I've just upgraded my video card from a GeForce 5200FX to a 7800GS. The new card requires a power supply of at least 400W and my current PSU is only 250W. I plan on upgrading it but I cant find any information on what type it is. I'm assuming it's an ATX, but it doesn't say anywhere on the unit or on any of the system spec programs I've ran. If anyone with more experience can guide me in the right direction, I'd appreciate it very much. Also, it's 6x5.5in, so is that just a standard PSU size? Thanks!

A:Solved: Power supply upgrade.

Your motherboard is a mini ATX board. An ATX power supply will run it. However, it uses the older 20 pin power connector instead of the more recent 24 pin power connector. Just make sure the power supply you purchase is able to fit both 20 and 24 pin boards. You can also buy an adapter cable to adapt 20 to 24 pin, and 24 pin to 20 pin. I have seen some of the reliable experts on here recommending that you don't use the 20 to 24 pin adapters. I believe you might be safe adapting it from 24 to 20 pins though, but I will let someone with more expertise than me comment on that. I would buy a 24 pin power supply and adapt it for your board. That way, you have the newer technology. The power supply you buy should be the highest quality component in your machine. That is one thing you do not want to buy cheap. Good luck.


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Hi everyone.

My original problem, i am sure is my power supply. However i would love a second opinion.

I have just upgraded to the cross hair V main board. My computer has been restarting randomly during intensive game play. it didn't do this before my upgrade. my PSU is 500w but ridiculously cheap.

Would you say it's the problem?

Secondly as i have said above i currently have a 500w PSU. I am thinking of upgrading to the antec High Current Gamer 750 watt.

I have filled in the system specs. do you think it will run my computer perfectly. also i will be getting 16GB DDR3 1600MHz RAM and an ATI 6970 will the antec PSU be enough?

I have done researchantec PSU seem's good but - recommended PSU for gpu is 750 and i think my mainboard is 600 so i arn't sure if i'm meant to add them up or just go for the 750.

Thank you all
I have tried multiple PSU calculators and found them to be shockingly awful

A:Power Supply Upgrade/Problem

It seems to me that without alot of peripherals a 500 watt should be fine. I never 'cheap out' on hardware so I wouild recommend Antec or Rosewill.

As to the random restarts it could be a PSU but I wouldn't rule out other issues such as heat.

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Can the HP Elite Desk 800 G2 power supply be upgraded to accomodate higher end video cards? If so what PS can it be upgraded too? If not what is an equivelant business model PC that costs about the same price that can handle  

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I have seen another post about this but it had no resolution - it also dealth with someone trying to make an incompatible power supply work with the desktop. Rather than do that, I am looking for a COMPATIBLE upgrade to the power supply in this unit (ideacenter 700-25ish). It uses a proprietary 10+4 pin motherboard connection, meaning it is not standard. If someone can direct me where to purchase a higher wattage powersupply that is compatible, I'd appreciate it.

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I remember reading somewhere that the acer tc-605 didn't allow a power supply replacement because it lacked a certain cable or something like that. Would I be able to replace the existing power supply with this one? http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817438101&ignorebbr=1&_ga=1.8408311.372015079.1... Thanks for the help!

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OK I want to upgrade my graphics, most games I'm trying to play pass the min req's but fail the recomended, due to my graphics card (I don't have one!....ah) I do hane NVidia 6150 onbaord has been fine up till now but I want to play more games, and it don't cut the cheez. aside from a possible near future upgrade of memory and procesor, my sites are first set on my graphics card.........
A complete newby to this sort of thing me, been tampering with software for a few years now, but hardware is something you get when you buy a computor. BUT NOT ANYMORE!!

so after trawling the forums and the online shops, opened up my comp five times (whew it's dusty in there), finallly tracked down my PCI-E 16x, found a a few cards look like they could be compatible, want something good but not to fancy, pixel shader....check, ant aliasing (wtf is that?)...check anyway the games like it. atleast 512MB...check.

WOOHOO!!!! PNY GeForce 8800 GT nice not to expensive (just under 100)
not to fancy, but better than I have.

OK it can't work surely, whats the min system requirements.

processer , fine
interface , fine I think
Ram , ok
hard disc, DVD, VGA ok
400W system power supply.....hmm hold on....side off again....hmmm....oh crap!!
My Compaq Presario SR2019UK only has 300Wmax or so it would appear.

so before I upgrade to this card I need a new power supply.

but I need some help

this is where I think TECH SUPPORT GUY..... HELP ... LOL

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A:Solved: Power Supply Upgrade

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I would like to upgrade from the 180W power supply in my 510-P024 small form factor desktop to about 350W. How can I tell which power supplies will work. I haven't had any luck on the net. I believe the model number is V8Q15AA

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I have a H50-55 and I am looking to upgrade my power supply. 
Which power supply did you purchase?
Do you know if it fits the H50-55?
Is the old power supply easy to replace?
Thank you 
Moderator comment: New post created. Subject edited. Was: Re: Replacing my H50-50 AMD A10 7800 CPU with fx 8350 - will it work?

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I find myself needing to install an Nvidia GTX 970 into my T5500. The problem is the power supply - it only has two 6-pin PCIe power connectors, whereas the 970 needs one 8-pin and one 6-pin connector. I do have a Corsair TX750 v3 with four power connectors that can be configured as 6-pin or 8-pin. Can I just drop that in the T5500? Could I install a T7500 PSU, which I believe has the necessary connectors?
I seem to recall from reading other posts that this is possible, but I may lose the ability to add a 2nd CPU. Can anyone confirm this?

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ANTEC SLK2650-BQE tower
350 WATT
Pentium 4 HT CPU
P4 Titan 865PE mobo
40G Dell harddrive from old tower Dimension 4600C
1GB Kingston RAM upgrade from 512 dell standard

I will start out by saying that I have not done any of the following.. I am only trying to help my hubby fix the computer before my credit card is maxed out from all the replacing!

This all started out as a "simple" graphics card upgrade to be able to play BF2 (to the ATI Radeon..umm the red one with the fan) sorry no specs. didn't check the size before leaving store and tower would not close after installation. However it worked fine. Then needed/wanted a RAM upgrade. bought a 1gb Kingston card for tower, got home and realized that power supply was not sufficient, went back out and purchased Antec tower. worked for one day. and then went out and bought the mobo listed above. It ran a little after that but then just shut down. (this was while heatsink was just sitting on CPU w/o fan) DUH! Now system will not power on. Have replaced CPU the with intel listed above. Now all that happens is the continuous beeping on start up. Obviously this is a power issue but where should I begin? Taking tower back to store tonight hopefully will do something. Thankfully we have 2 comps but mine will not be a party to this madness! Any advice would be much appreciated!!!

A:Power supply upgrade DRAMA!!!

if the hard drive is from the Dell it sint going to boot up and run on a different motherboard and CPU. you are going to have to do a format and reinstall windows. and your DELL XP disk isnt going to install on a non dell machine.

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Hello, I have a friend who needs a PSU upgrade because he has a 220w and he doesn't have enough watts to upgrade his computer to a powerful LGA1155 gaming computer. He wants to upgrade his CPU because his CPU is less powerful than the G2020 and install a new GPU which I found him a GTX 750 TI by GIGABYTE so he can improve graphics in gaming. I found him the Intel Core i5-3330 which is good for gaming because that is a cheaper i5 CPU in the Ivy Bridge family and a GTX 750 Ti since I couldn't find any low profile GPUs that are newer than the 750 Ti. He needs like a 400w PSU that will fit in his computer and I tried finding one that will fit, but people are complaning about compatibility issues with the size of the PSU based off of reviews and comments in reviews. Is there any better CPU that can play games for his computer when he has 220Ws in his computer than the i5-3300 or is there any power supply with greater watts than the ones that I found on Amazon. Please let me know if you found a compatible power supply that will actually fit in his computer. Thanks-Brian

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I have an older eMachines Desktop PC model EL1360G which has a 200 watt power supply.
I would like to upgrade it to at least a 400 watt power supply.
Does anyone have a suggestion as to where or what I should buy? I watched a few videos on youtube on how to do the replacement but how do I know all the plugs on the new unit are the same and will fit? Because if they don't, I'll be more confused than I already am.

A:Emachines power supply upgrade

Check and make sure all the connectors are the same as the ones you have

I'm not certain if the image above is what you have but I'm thinking it is.

Image above looks to have:

1x 20pin+4pin (ATX Power)

1x 4pin (P4)

2x SATA power
Does your power supply have these and only these?

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Hi,I recently got my hands on a M91p SFF with:i5-2400 CPU8gb Ram250gb hdd @7200rpm2 tb hdd @5400rpmand 240w PSU What I want to do is to convert this machine into a [email protected] / 1080p gaming machine. My plan is to buy the MSI 1050ti lp and even though it seems to run on the 240w PSU I feel that I want to upgrade it to at least 300w to be safe and so that I can upgrade the ram to 16gb and maybe add an extra fan and a usb hub in the front, where the optical drive used to be, so that I can connect more than just two USB gamepads in the front.After some goggling I found this power supply: http://www.bequiet.com/en/powersupply/496 According to my measurements, is should fit. But I want to be sure, will this work in the case?Also, I think I read somewhere that Lenovo does not a use standard ATX connection, but from what I can see, this system uses a standard 24 pin ATX connection to the motherboard. I might be wrong though. I am no expert on computers and I have never upgraded or built a system before so I ask here to be 100% before I buy anything.  I hope someone where can shed some light on my situation. Thanks  

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I am wondering if there is a guide on how to replace or upgrade your power supply. Thank you

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A:How to upgrade a power supply in the Envy 700-410

HP does not have a guide but searching google had a few hits  https://startpage.com/do/search?query=replace+power+supply+envy+700&cat=web&pl=chrome&language=english

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