Make sure you have the Alienware™ 330 Watt Power Supply - Dell Part# : 332-1432
The Alienware X51 Andromeda R5 Graphics Card Requirements:
- TDP that will match the power supply
- 'Reference' Single Fan Blower-Style Cooler
- 9½" long.
A few suggestions that meet the criteria:
Identical Cards. Different Firmware / BIOS
9½" GTX 970 in the Alienware X51 Graphics Card Adapter ready for installation.
Alienware X51 R1 i7 2600 ❖ 16GB ❖ 512GB SSD ❖ EVGA GTX 970 SC ❖ Win 10 Pro