Solved Can 250 watts take 2gb ram Tags: Corsair RAM Dimension Memory Last response: January 6, 2013 2:43 PM in Memory Share Leoncomputerlover14 January 5, 2013 2:28:13 PM i have a dell dimension 3000 and i would like to upgrade the ram to 2 gb right now it think it has like 565 mb of ram or something like that.i was wondering if i would have to upgrade my power supply too if i upgraded to 2 gb ram. More about : 250 watts 2gb ram Best solution mouse24 a b } Memory January 5, 2013 2:33:27 PM No, you'll be fine, ram hardly uses 1w InvalidError a b } Memory January 5, 2013 3:21:06 PM DRAM chips use 150-250mW each while active so a typical 16-chips DIMM would use ~2.5W. Still pretty much inconsequential as far as PSUs go but quite a bit more (relatively speaking) than 1W. Related resources Can I run my system on 250 watts PSU?? - check my configuration - Forum 2Gb 250 Mhz DDR RAM Recommendations - Forum Need Low Power Video Card - psu only 250 Watts - Forum Will hd radeon 5570 2gb run on 250 watt ? - Forum ATI Radeon HD 5570 + 4gb ram upgrade on a 250watt psu? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mouse24 a b } Memory January 5, 2013 3:44:00 PM I uh, don't know what to say to that. Leoncomputerlover14 January 6, 2013 2:42:36 PM Best answer selected by Leoncomputerlover14. Leoncomputerlover14 January 6, 2013 2:43:21 PM thanxz for the help Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHD 6870 1gb or 7870 2gb ForumCard for a 250 W PSU? ForumWill my system run on a 300 watts PSU ( with ati radeon 4670 or 4650) ForumCabinet with built-in SMPS (450 Watts ) Forum95 watts to 125 watts feasible ForumIs 2GB RAM to 4GB RAM advisable in games? ForumGTS 250 - Please suggest a Motherboad and CPU to take full advantage ForumHow many Watts i need for this kind of computer? ForumIs 380 watts enough for this build? ForumCan a 250 watt power supply run amd radeon 6570 graphics card Forum2GB RAM chips? Taking system to 8 Gigs? ForumHelp, will HD5450 1GB DDR3 work on a 250 w PSU? Forum2 Sticks or 1 ForumCAN'T SEE BIOS SCREEN, JUST GET BLANK SCREEN!!! ForumCan an ASUS P7P55 LX support this graphic card? More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !