Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works

GeForce 9600 GT for my Slimline s3500f

  • Please log in to reply



    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
I think I'm posting this in the right area...

So here's the deal... I bought my HP Pavillion Slimline s3500f knowing that it would be hard to upgrade due to the computer's small size. However, my old computer was broken at the time and I was impatient. Buying a new computer is not an option due to limited money.

So now I'm left with trying to upgrade my graphics card. However, the PSU on this thing is only 160 watts I believe. So if I were to buy a real graphics card, I'd have to upgrade my PSU as well.

Here is my plan, although I am unsure it will work (which is why I'm here).

I want to buy this PSU suggested by a friend:

and buy this graphics card:

Will it work?

Thank you in advance.
  • 0


Neil Jones

Neil Jones

    Member 5k

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,476 posts
Two main problems:

1) Non standard size power supply. You'll never that one you've linked to in there.
2) Low profile card will probably fit but it needs a 6 pin power adaptor which runs off the power supply. If that's not there the card won't work.
  • 0

Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP