|NOTE ! You may have another problem !|
Look at the label on the power supply. If that says it has a 250 watt capacity.....
Remove the Radeon x1600 or x1650 (AGP I assume) video card ! Connect your monitor to the onboard video port.
If your model has a 250 watt (output) capacity power supply, the same as the m1000 (see below), using that card will fry the power supply eventually !
The computer may not boot in any case if you have a 250 watt PS and have that card installed, or if it does, it won't eventually !
The Radeon x1600 or x1650 video chipset requires that your system has a 350 watt or greater PS capacity !
You could probably get away with a 300 watt PS, but a 250 watt one is not enough .
Your power supply must have at least the minimum capacity required to support a system with the graphics card you are using installed, or the max graphics card you might install in the future.
(Onboard video - video built into the mboard - IS NOT A CARD ! )
If that info is not in the ad for the video card, you can go to the video card maker's web site and look up the specs for the model - often under system requirements - the minimum PS wattage, and, more important, the minimum amperage the PS must supply at 12v is stated. If you don't find that, any card with the same video chipset including any letters after the model number has very similar minimum PS requirements. Some power supplies have two or more +12v ratings - in that case, add those ratings to determine the total +12v current capacity.
If you're a gamer...
In most if not all cases, the max capacity rating of the PS is an intermittent rating. It's recommended that you do not load your PS to any more that 80% of that rating if you are going to be using something that puts a constant load on it, such as playing a recent game for hours on end. In that case, you multiply the min capacity stated for the system with the particular video chipset on the card by 1.25 to find the min. capacity of the PS you should get.
If you need to get a PS with more capacity, you can usually replace it with any decent standard sized standard ATX PS.
If you want to be able to install any possible video card, a minimum 600 ot 650 watt power supply will handle any current high end video card.
Standard (PS/2) power supply size - 86mm high, 150mm wide, 140mm deep, or 3 3/8" h x 5 7/8" w x 5 1/2" d , or very close to that, though the depth can be more or less for some PSs.
Don't buy an el-cheapo PS.
See response 3 in this:
"hp media center m000"
If you didn't make a typo, that's an oddball model.
There is zero support for that model on the HP web sites - US and UK.
I searched on the web and found a few ads for that model, many were in the UK, most of which were no longer there.
Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard
MFG Part #: m000
DVD+ RW CD
XP MCE 2004
m000 is in this, m1000 next
There is support for
HP Media Center m1000 Desktop PC series
HP Media Center m1000y (D7223L) CTO Desktop PC
(CTO = Configured To Order - a custom model - various components were available.)
D7223L is the HP System number.
What's the HP System number on the HP label on the outside of your computer case ?
HP Media Center Photosmart m1000y Configurable PC Product Specifications and Configurable Options
Power supply output 250 Watt maximum
Your computer may have the same motherboard as the m1000.
Motherboard Specifications, P4SD-LA (Oxford)
There is a picture of it there.
If your mboard has P4SD-LA PES on it, it's probably the same mboard, and uses the same ram.
There may be a stuck on label on it that has the word "Oxford" on it.
* MB manufacturer: ASUS P4SD-LA PES revision 0.01
* HP name: Oxford-UL6E
* Intel 848P (Breeds Hill)
* MCH with Intel ICH5
Supports DDR 266/333/400 SDRAM
* Two 184-pin DDR DIMM sockets
* Up to 2GB memory (the PC manufacturer's recommended maximum memory may differ)
* Non-ECC 2.5V DDR SDRAM
* Register DIMM not supported
* One AGP 8X/4x slot
* Three PCI slots
* Integrated 3D graphics controller
* In Springdale chipset
There are listings on the web for ram for m1000 (a.k.a. m1000y ) , but not for m000.
m1000y (CTO) (System number D7223L)
512mb and 1gb (1,024mb)
128, 256, 512, or 1gb (1,024mb)
Max 2 modules, max1gb per slot.