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03-19-2012 06:32 AM
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High performance heatsinkMiscellaneous
- Radeon HD 6450 Graphics Card in Retail Box
- Driver CD
- PCI Express based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard
- 350 Watt or greater power supply recommended
03-19-2012 07:02 AM
this is what I found of a DC5800 Microtower:
There's a 300W psu listed, so you should choose a smaller card or check for a psu upgrade.
03-19-2012 07:06 AM
That is a very unlikely upgrade for a couple of reasons.
1) finding an >350 Watt upgrade PSU with SATA connectors for an HP microtower is extremely difficult.
2) the video card you selected would have to be low profile and single slot wide. There is not much space in the microtower.
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03-19-2012 07:13 AM
But with the psu you are right - he has to check it.
03-19-2012 08:04 AM - edited 03-19-2012 08:11 AM
I installed the Radeon HD 6570 in my Elite 8200 CMT.
It has a 325W power supply and is listed as an optional video card for the 8200 Elite on the HP quickspecs link.
A 300W P/S may be a little bit short of what I would be comfortable with, but if you don't do a lot of heavy duty gaming, it should work fine.
This is the very same card I got.
Fanless, so it is dead quiet. I liked it so much I put one in my dc7800 (which is the same as the dc5800 but has 3 x 5.25" drive bays and a 365W P/S).
Maybe you can get a used but tested and working 365W P/S from a dc7800 CMT on eBay. It might fit. Can't say for sure.
I'd just go with the 300W unless like I wrote above, you plan on playing lots of video games with it.