This time I'm upgrading some more and need some insight.
I'm replacing my FX 5200 Geforce card with an XFX GeForce 6800
Replacing my 256 DDR RAM with a 1gig stick to go along with my 512 stick. should give me around 1536 megs of ram.
Now its an old Dell Dimension 2400, with a replaced motherboard. It has a crapy 250W power supply, so I need a new one.
I found one, 350W supply.
There is another one a bit cheaper, exaclty the same but without a tool kit
Not sure which to get.
My question is, do all power supplies work with most cases?
Are they the same size? so it will fit in my standard case I got from dell?
The XFX 6800 needs to be connected to the power supply, and I've never had a card that needed this.
Having it connected to my supply, does it lower any performence of my system? or anything like that?
Also a little walkthrough of connecting my card to my power supply is welcome!
The place I can get my parts from is www.tigerdirect.ca , I live in Canada and this place seems to have the best all around hardware with reasonable prices. So if someone that reads this has any better ideas of what I should do, please by all means, give me some suggestions!
My system specs as of now are.
768Mbs of RAM
My motherboard is an A Open s661GXm-U.
I'm aiming to get all these upgrades total with a budget of around 500 dollars, give or take.
Thank you all in advance!
Links to the things I thought I should gather.
Edited by Purgatory, 04 December 2005 - 06:29 PM.