|I am currently looking to upgrade my GeForce 6800 video card to a GTS 250.|
My concern is my PSU. The GTS has a "Minimum of a 450 Watt power supply. (Minimum recommended power supply with +12 Volt current rating of 24 Amps.)"
From what I can tell, my PSU has a 460W max and I believe 32A. The label is almost totally obscured, but looking around I found this image of the label
which is identical to the part of my label I can see. Am I reading my PSU label correctly? Do I have 32A max on my +12 V rails with a 460W max? If so it seems that it would be sufficient to run the new video card, but I am not sure. Also the PSU is about 4 years old now if that matters.
The rest of my specs:
Dell XPS Gen 5
Pentium D 3.0 GHz
1GB DDR2 Ram (upgrading to 4 gigs)
250 GB Hard Drive
(I have seen posts similar to this one here, but wanted to be certain.)