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Inspiron 530s help?

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System Information
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Time of this report: 10/2/2010, 19:50:39
Operating System: Windows Vista™ Home Premium (6.0, Build 6000)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Inspiron 530s
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2200 @ 2.20GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.2GHz
Memory: 3036MB RAM
Page File: 1812MB used, 2479MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 10
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Display Devices
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Card name: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family
Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
Chip type: Intel(R) GMA 3100
DAC type: Internal
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_29C2&SUBSYS_020D1028&REV_02
Display Memory: 286 MB
Dedicated Memory: 0 MB
Shared Memory: 286 MB
Current Mode: 1440 x 900 (32 bit) (75Hz)
Monitor: Generic PnP Monitor
Driver Name: igdumdx32.dll
Driver Version: 7.15.0010.1472 (English)
DDI Version: 9Ex
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 4/18/2008 18:12:18, 552960 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: Yes


OKAY thats my comp. um im trying to fit a Palit NE5S4500F0601 GeForce GTS 450 (Fermi) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card


but apparently my comp isnt good enough (so the best buy guy said.) he recommended that i would need a better power supply because most 530s models come with 250w and finding a power supply to fit into the comp will cost a lot. so my question is, will it be cheaper to just buy a new decent gaming computer or to upgrade this 530s model? 'cause i can always return the graphics card.

EDIT: i have the slim tower 530s. so the power supply and graphics card space is very very limited.
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  1. You'll need to measure the power supply. This Silverstone SFX PSU 450w is 4.92" x 2.5" x 3.94"
    If it fits it would be fine for that graphic card. Just make sure you measure your old power supply first. Also make sure that the GTS 450 will fit in the case, i have no measurements so i can't give a definitive answer.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817256063
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