Solved 500 watt power supply in a 305 watt system Tags: Power Supplies Dell Components Last response: October 27, 2011 12:53 PM in Components Share gigs66 October 15, 2011 11:32:42 PM can anyone tell me if replacing a 305 watt power supply in a dell 4700 with a 500 watt would be okay ? More about : 500 watt power supply 305 watt system Best solution mcnumpty23 a b ) Power supply October 15, 2011 11:50:23 PM i believe some dells use a Proprietary powersupply. so you need to know for certain if the replacement is 100% compatible its not like most other pcs where you can stick any psu in--unfortunately i dont know which model dells use this--so you may need to look on dell support to find out but i would be cautious of anyone saying of course you can stick any psu you want in unless they really know for a fact that model isnt Proprietary RussK1 October 16, 2011 12:03:58 AM gigs66 said:can anyone tell me if replacing a 305 watt power supply in a dell 4700 with a 500 watt would be okay ? http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim4700/s... ...you're really lucky! It's not proprietary... you're good to just don't order from Dell. lol Related resources WIll ati radeon 4770 work on my 305 watt psu? - Forum 305 watt PSU - enough for a 4770? - Forum Can a 305 watt power supply handle a 7950 gt? - Forum Using a 350 watt gpu on a 300 watt power supply ? - Forum Can anyone tell me if replacing a 305 watt power supply in a dell optiplex 755 w - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer davcon a c 270 ) Power supply October 16, 2011 2:13:59 AM I would suggest a semi-modular psu if you're using the oem enclosure. OCZ ModXStream Pro 500W - $54.99 USD/$34.99 USD after mir http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=33040&vpn=OCZ500MXSP&m... Canadian link http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=33040&vpn=OCZ500... gigs66 October 27, 2011 11:22:13 AM Best answer selected by gigs66. delluser1 a c 242 ) Power supply October 27, 2011 11:24:53 AM Strange BA, russwood had it right RussK1 October 27, 2011 12:53:57 PM delluser1 said:Strange BA, russwood had it right All good bro, just hope he read the link as it's in his best interest. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCan my Intel Q35 Chipset supports 500 Watt Supply ? ForumCan I run an ATI HD 4650 or a Nvidia 9800gt on a 305 watt PSU? ForumThe little engine that could: Dell 305watt Forum305 Watt PSU Compatability ForumDirt Cheap GPU for a 305 watt PSU Forum305 watt PSU? Forum500 or 600 watt power supply ? ForumShould my 500Watt seasonic power supply take on HD6790? ForumCooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 500-Watt Power Supply fit in a dell dimension 5 ForumPSU Help ForumNew Power Supply Not Working Forum[Solved] I was told I needed a new power supply but do I really ? ForumEnough power for HD 6850 with i3 2100 ForumSystem Power Problems Forum220s power supply More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !