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Is it safe to upgrade PSU of an SFF pc?

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I know someone using an    GeForce GT 1030 2GB   with an hp pc with an i7 4th gen , 255W psu for multimedia with no issues , the recommended psu is 300W, my pc has a n i5 4th gen  and 240W psu, this card max power consumption is 30W , I hear adding a 300W psu could cause a reactor meltdown,  would using this card with a 240W psu for photo editing with Photoshop CS5 damage my pc?

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As far as I am aware, the PSU is proprietary and can't be upgraded.

 

240W should be fine for the GT 1030.  It only draws 30W as you indicated.

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Just pop it in. You'll be fine.

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Thank you so much for your help and details which will help me in the future. This forum is great!.

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Thank you for your help!.

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You're very welcome.

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