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September 20th, 2022 10:00

Dell Vostro 260 GPU Upgrade

Hi, I have a older Dell Vostro 260, With an i5 2400, 12GB of DDR3, and a 300w power supply that came with the computer. I am going to be adding a graphics card to this pc, and was wondering if the RX 460 was compatible. It has no requirement for a power supply connecter and should only draw 75W from the PCI-E slot on the motherboard.

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September 20th, 2022 10:00

No it is not compatible with the 12 year old model. That card requires 400w power supply. Best to use it as is until you can buy a new computer. Radeon™ RX 460 HD Graphics Cards for Desktop | AMD

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September 20th, 2022 11:00

This version of the card is an HP model that requires no external power from the power supply. Even though it is recommended to have a 400w PSU, it draws all of its power from the PCI-E slot. I was just wondering if it was compatible with the bios of the motherboard on my Vostro, and what the power that its PCI-E slot gives.

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