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Dell xps 8100 (SPECS INCLUDED) upgrading to GTX 560 Ti and PSU

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October 2, 2012 4:50:04 AM

Hello everyone,

My specs:
- Dell Studio XPS 8100 x64
- Intel Core i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80 GHz, 8.0GB RAM, ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series


I'd like to upgrade my video card to a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti and I don't know if my PSU can handle the upgrade.

Will there by any compatibility issues when I get it?

Thank you in advance.
a b ) Power supply
October 2, 2012 1:09:59 PM

there shouldnt be a problem as long as the psu is around 500w (which dell doesnt always provide that headroom)
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a b ) Power supply
October 2, 2012 3:44:40 PM

Your power supply is only a 350 watt unit, suggest you upgrade to 500 to 600 watt good quality unit, read power supply reviews on hardwaresecrets.com , they do their own testing!
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