Low profile video power load Tags: Graphics Cards Video Power Graphics Product Last response: September 10, 2011 1:14 AM in Graphics & Displays Share lippold72 September 9, 2011 11:41:42 PM we have a h320 lenova desktop i5 with intel HD, 180w ps, want to upgrade the video, is a 6450 ddr5 512mb the best i can do?, looks like can only go around 35w power on load. More about : low profile video power load inzone a c 254 U Graphics card September 9, 2011 11:47:58 PM Before you do anything you might want to think about upgrading that power supply. It is going to severly restrict what you can upgrade to on the video card. m 0 l lippold72 September 9, 2011 11:55:14 PM yeah, might be tough its a lenova slim , and that stuff is usually propriatory. m 0 l Related resources Low profile video card that will run on 220 power supply - Forum Low power low profile video card - Forum Low Profile Video Cards: Require additional power? - Forum Is there a powerful silent low profile video card? - Forum What's the Most Powerful Low-Profile Video Card Around. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer lippold72 September 9, 2011 11:56:21 PM the psu is tiny m 0 l computernugget a b U Graphics card September 10, 2011 12:01:39 AM see if these have the same dimensions as the psu in your system http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... m 0 l joeblogs September 10, 2011 12:22:20 AM IMO you will need to get a bigger psu, go for something like 250-300W if you want run have the 6450 m 0 l lippold72 September 10, 2011 12:26:00 AM http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-5670,2533... this chart looks low compared to http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-r... http://www.behardware.com/articles/781-6/report-the-tru... looks like i could run a 5570 or maybe a 5670 with psu, are 6570 and 6670 more efficient even? m 0 l lippold72 September 10, 2011 12:27:26 AM joeblogs said:IMO you will need to get a bigger psu, go for something like 250-300W if you want run have the 6450 nah it comes with a geforce 310 as an option , and the 6450 uses same as geforce 310, just wondering i can sneak in a 5570-5670 or 6570-6670 m 0 l photonboy a c 180 U Graphics card September 10, 2011 1:14:53 AM Power Supply: You need to keep TWO things in mind: 1)overall Wattage (find an online calculator) 2) Amps required by the Graphics card (the +12V rail or rails must supply this amount. I recommend at least 1.25x the value of the graphics card requirement to be safe.) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help figuring out budget low profile, low PSU video card to play older game (TF2) Forum SolvedLow Power, Low Profile Graphics Card Forum SolvedBest Low Profile Video Card Forum SolvedCan a Radeon HD 7750 low profile card run of a 240W power supply? Forum SolvedHelp me choose low profile video card! (Emulation HTPC) Forum Solvedconverting a video card to low-profile ? Forum SolvedGood low profile graphics for viewing videos and video capture & conversion Forum SolvedA good Nvidia low-profile video card simply for PhysX? Forum SolvedSeeking low-profile single-slot video card - dual analog plus hdmi output Forum SolvedLow profile video card, Small budget Forum SolvedUse low profile bracket from old video card? Forum SolvedBest low profile video card for old Dell Dimension E310 Forum SolvedOptiplex 755 low profile video card Core2Duo 3ghz 4GB Ram Forum SolvedRunning a EVGA GTX 770 on a EVGA 500B power supply with 40amps on a low profile system Forum SolvedLow profile video card Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !