HD 4670 and Devilish Dell

L Jenkins

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Hello.
I have a Quad core Dell Inspiron 545. I've spent a fair bit of time researching what I can and can't do with it. Dell 'recommends' a ATI Radeon 4350 as it has been 'tested' on my model. Since I have a 300w PSU I'm tempted by the 4670 because I hear it only draws it's power from the motherboard and can work with a dell branded PSU.

Can anyone tell me if this is true or if I should jsut stick to the 4350?
 

L Jenkins

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Really? Its a mare trying to sort this, everyone has a different opinion all the time.
It won't push it to the brink will it?
 
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Hi gkay09
i see you have expriance with whole issue can u please help in resolving following dilema
Recently i bought inspiron 545 with Q8300 cpu and 3GB sdram, to replace present redeon 4350 with 4870, do i need to change psu to the one over 500W, or due to mobo used in inspiron whole idea is not possible
thank you in advance for your comments
 

babydevil05

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Hi gkay09
i see you have expriance with whole issue can u please help in resolving following dilema
Recently i bought inspiron 545 with Q8300 cpu and 3GB sdram, to replace present redeon 4350 with 4870, do i need to change psu to the one over 500W, or due to mobo used in inspiron whole idea is not possible
thank you in advance for your comments

did u connect the molex to pci-e & molex extender/splitter to ur psu????
 
Last week i opened my stepsons Dell and found that due to the huge array they put over the CPU it isnt possable to put even a quite short card like a 4670 into it. One of the smaller almost square cards was needed and i dont know but size may be the reason they are quoting the 4350.

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