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Bigger powersupply for a dell inspiron 530

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October 28, 2011 3:30:31 AM

Trying to upgrade my dell inspiron 530 power supply 500 watts, and video card nivida gtx 5680 or bigger, just want to get right parts, not to ruin my computer
October 28, 2011 4:40:55 AM

Does the GTX 5680 really exist? I can't find it on google.
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October 28, 2011 5:02:19 AM

NO it dosen't.GTX 560 and 580 exsists.Get a good PSU from brands like XFX,corsair,antec etc.
Recommended PSU for 580 is 650W and for 560 is 550W.
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October 28, 2011 8:17:22 PM

sorry dont know computers very well, just want to be able to run game with out lag.
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a b ) Power supply
October 28, 2011 8:38:29 PM

If you want to objectively, accurately and scientifically determine what PSU power is required for your Vid card and PC in both watts and 12v rail amps., the forum Utility link below will show you how easy it is to calculate this information and objectively determine which PSUs are quality built, reliable PSUs that can meet your needs. Be advised that the available 12v rail amps. is just as important as the total PSU wattage. You need both to be correct.

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/314712-28-please-read...
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a b ) Power supply
October 28, 2011 8:51:54 PM

some dells use Proprietary psus

so you need to check yours isnt one of them

if it is Proprietary you cant stick any old psu in there
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a c 274 ) Power supply
October 28, 2011 9:10:06 PM

mcnumpty23 said:
some dells use Proprietary psus

so you need to check yours isnt one of them

if it is Proprietary you cant stick any old psu in there

That model is one you can use any ATX psu.
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