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.
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No, you'll be fine, ram hardly uses 1w
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.