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Old 07-21-2009, 10:27 PM   #1
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I want to increase my power supply to a 400W one on my DELL Dimensions 2400 from the original 200W one but will the be ok for the computer is it to much for the motherboard.
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Old 07-21-2009, 10:41 PM   #2
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It'll be fine.
The board will draw what it needs, no more.
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you think that board can handle a 300W graphics card
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If it has the proper power supply, yes.
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The card draws 300w?

Or it says 300 required?
If so then yes because it plugs into the PSU.
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it requires 300W power supply
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Its fine then, the power it requires is drawn through the PSU, usually.
What card is it?
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http://microcenter.com/single_produc...uct_id=0298083
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Old 07-21-2009, 10:54 PM   #9
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Well it doesnt have a picture of the card but that one will be fine.
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and is this power supply going to work with the card and the computer

http://microcenter.com/single_produc...uct_id=0307613
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