Conversation with dell online

  mike1967 12:50 23 Nov 06
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Just had a great conversation with a DELL representative online, asked about upgrading my PSU so I can get a new graphics card, was told that they recommend my Dimension 5000 can take no PSU upgrade as it might damage the components

Does anyone know where I can get an upgrade for it as it is only 305 watts the graphics card I've seen recommends at least 375 watts

  Diodorus Siculus 13:04 23 Nov 06

It may be difficult as Dell use special PSUs in many of their home PCs - they have connections that only fit their motherboards.

  mike1967 13:07 23 Nov 06

Yeah I know but surely i must be able to get one somewhere

  keef66 17:13 23 Nov 06

I'd take their warning seriously. Dell would presumably love to sell you a non-standard, expensive psu if they could??

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