Like you indicate many suggest W. My concern is with the watt power supply. Please try again now or at a later time. Thank you for your advice. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community.

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This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. Your Chipset, from what you have furnished, should be the G which your particular one came with the new Intel Integrated GMA graphics that is very good, much improved over the Intel Integrated Extreme Graphics.

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Thank you for your advice. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Another place to check on prices and availability for Dell Power Supplys: Buy the ‘Retail’ version and not the ‘OEM’ or ‘bulk’ and you should get the detailed instructions, with any CD, and other accessories as required.

The g force gt for Got the above with the 2. You need to contact Dell with your model number and what other ID to see if you need a special Power Supply and if they have the ‘power’ you desire for your computer.


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This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. You are posting a reply to: Is that delk for the card you reccommend? Back to Desktops forum 8 total posts. Any other advice cwrd can offer is appreicaited as I know little about video cards other than the fact that some of the on-line games I do play are freezing up and aggravating the heck out me. What do I have to do to disable the video controller after installing the new card? Advertisements or commercial links.

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Almost all the older Dell computers power supply require special connector adapters and if you don’t get the right unit specifically for Dell you may fry your motherboard. I looked at some cards this weekend at Circuit cagd but some did not specify and others advised that a watt power supply was the minimum.


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I would recommend at least a W at the minimum. You are reporting the following post: Please try again now or at a later time.

Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. I don’t know about the newer later Dell model computers, if they will take a standard computer ATX power source.

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My concern is with the watt power supply. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. Also please exercise your vodeo judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You have a Dell business machine, but with your model, there is no reason for not having some good gaming. Like you indicate many suggest W.