How i configure pci vga card in dell 780 Tags: New Build VGA Dell PCI Configuration Windows XP Systems Last response: February 11, 2012 8:41 AM in Systems Share Anonymous February 11, 2012 7:36:20 AM i have dell 780 pc with xp operating system .i went to add new vga card ow i installed ? More about : configure pci vga card dell 780 alyoshka February 11, 2012 7:57:49 AM Open it up (Side Panel) check what kind of PCI/PCIe slots are available on the Mobo. Also check to see what sort of a case you're using and what the PSU output is like. Send us the info here with CPU/RAM details etc and we'll help you out. galeener February 11, 2012 8:41:59 AM if its the full size its a q45 chipset and if its an optiplex 780 it has the following Expansion Slots: 1 full height PCIe x16 1 full height PCIe x1 2 full height PCI DIMM Slots: 4 If its small form factor it has Expansion Slots: 1 low-profile PCIe x16 1 low-profile PCI DIMM Slots: 4 If its ultra low profile it has Expansion Slots: N/A DIMM Slots: 2 So if its full size pull off the side panel and look to see if the pcie is open If its the smaller size do the same but you will have to look for a low profile pcie card. If its the ultra small your out of luck. This is the power available in your system which will also have to be considered for a replacement card Power Mini-Tower: 305W Standard PSU or optional 255W 88% Efficient PSU; ENERGY STAR® compliant, Active PFC Desktop: 255W Standard PSU or optional 255W 88% Efficient PSU; ENERGY STAR® compliant, Active PFC Small Form Factor: 235W Standard PSU or optional 235W 88% Efficient PSU; ENERGY STAR® compliant, Active PFC Ultra Small Form Factor: 180W up to 90% Efficient Internal PSU, ENERGY STAR® 5.0 compliant, Active PFC It looks as if it has a build in video already. You will have to deselct the on board if you add a pcie card. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources DELL Optiplex 780 for video editing Forum NVIDIA 8200 VS 780 G for AMD Forum 780 i pci -e problems/PhysX Forum How do i configure wpa2 on Dell TrueMobile 1300 WLAN Mini- PCI Card Forum 780 i SLI or x48 CFx? Gaming at 1920x Forum How do I update my PCI Express? Forum Is this Card any good? ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics RS 780 Forum Upon connection of dvi- vga converter monitor instantly on standby Forum What can Dell XPS720 (vista) 'handle' graphics card -wise (specs inc.) Forum New pc build 2012 - case, psu, memory and monitor choice Forum Dell T300 Server - need to upgrade VGA Card Forum Maxwell GTX 780 and i7 950 stock clock! Forum How to configure 3 monitors in latest version of CCC? Forum What card can do dual vga monitors with 300wat, pcie Forum AMD 780 G Chipset Motherboard : JW- 780 UVD-AM2+ Forum PCI compatibility question Forum Upgrading GFX card and Power Supply! Finalizing Forum How can i shave money of this build? Forum How much my system is worth? Forum [Solved] How this build looks? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !