11-22-2019 04:14 PM
Product Number : 3LA57AA#ABA
Model Number : 595 p0074
I was wondering add a graphics card to my PC. I checked inside my PC, it seems the slot where a graphics card would be, does not have a graphic card in it.
I was wondering what kind of graphics card that I can put into this slot. Also, I was wondering if I need to upgrade my power supply because I read in this webpage https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/what-is-Max-power-use-for-a-pav... that the max power supply in my PC is 180W. And I need at least 300W to support the new graphics card.
If this procedure, of adding a graphics card and upgrading the power supply, is doable, I will consider doing it. If not, I'm okay with that because I do not want to risk breaking my PC.
11-22-2019 07:37 PM
@johnj722 , welcome to the forum.
Basically, what @wb2001 was saying is, the motherboard doesn't have a standard 24 pin ATX power connector. It has a proprietary 4 pin power connector. The only way to upgrade the power supply unit (PSU) would be with an adapter from 24 pins to 4 pins. I simply have not been able to find one on the Internet.
Note: Wb2001, have you found such an adapter? If so, I would appreciate having this information.
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