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Haopeng
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Power supply upgrade for Alienware X51 R2? Early 2013 model

So apparently the adapter isn't strong enough to support the Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 and has murdered two of them. I need to know what adapter is strong enough to handle it. As to why Dell/Alienware never told me that the power supply was too weak is outrageous.

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Game7a1
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RE: Power supply upgrade for Alienware X51 R2? Early 2013 model

You need the 330w PSU. 

However, which GTX 760 do you have?

Currently owned computers:
AW13 R2 | i7-6500U | GTX 960m 4 GB + GA (R9 285 2 GB / RX 480 8 GB) | 16 GB 1600 MHz | 1800p Touchscreen | 2 x 500 GB SATA M.2 | Graphics Amplifier Performance Analysis with 13 R1
Desktop | i7-3770 | GTX 980 4 GB | 16 GB 1600 MHz | 120 GB mSATA + 960 GB SSD + 2 TB HDD | 600w PSU
Formerly owned computers:
HP Pavilion 15-n280us (given away) | Apple Mac Mini 2012 (sold)  | m15x (damaged mobo) | 13 R1 (death by unknown) | m14xR2 (Tradied In)

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Haopeng
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RE: Power supply upgrade for Alienware X51 R2? Early 2013 model

I have the Nvidia GeForce GTX 760. How do I tell the watts on my current power supply?

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Game7a1
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RE: Power supply upgrade for Alienware X51 R2? Early 2013 model

Watts = Amps * Voltage. 

Let me rephrase my question. Which brand of the GTX 760 do you have? Is it factory overclocked? 

Currently owned computers:
AW13 R2 | i7-6500U | GTX 960m 4 GB + GA (R9 285 2 GB / RX 480 8 GB) | 16 GB 1600 MHz | 1800p Touchscreen | 2 x 500 GB SATA M.2 | Graphics Amplifier Performance Analysis with 13 R1
Desktop | i7-3770 | GTX 980 4 GB | 16 GB 1600 MHz | 120 GB mSATA + 960 GB SSD + 2 TB HDD | 600w PSU
Formerly owned computers:
HP Pavilion 15-n280us (given away) | Apple Mac Mini 2012 (sold)  | m15x (damaged mobo) | 13 R1 (death by unknown) | m14xR2 (Tradied In)

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Haopeng
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RE: Power supply upgrade for Alienware X51 R2? Early 2013 model

I have the Zotac version of the Nvidia GPU.

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Game7a1
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RE: Power supply upgrade for Alienware X51 R2? Early 2013 model

Which one?

Currently owned computers:
AW13 R2 | i7-6500U | GTX 960m 4 GB + GA (R9 285 2 GB / RX 480 8 GB) | 16 GB 1600 MHz | 1800p Touchscreen | 2 x 500 GB SATA M.2 | Graphics Amplifier Performance Analysis with 13 R1
Desktop | i7-3770 | GTX 980 4 GB | 16 GB 1600 MHz | 120 GB mSATA + 960 GB SSD + 2 TB HDD | 600w PSU
Formerly owned computers:
HP Pavilion 15-n280us (given away) | Apple Mac Mini 2012 (sold)  | m15x (damaged mobo) | 13 R1 (death by unknown) | m14xR2 (Tradied In)

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Haopeng
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RE: Power supply upgrade for Alienware X51 R2? Early 2013 model

The 2gb one I think. I can't tell because the card has died 3 times in the past year and tech support pointed out a PSU failure is much more likely then 3 cards dying in that short period of a time. My power supply adapter is 329.55W output.

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