troubleshooting Question

HP A230N underpowered for video card upgrade

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I have a client who has an HP A230N desktop and they tried to add a 128 MB Nvidia AGP card and the computer choked.  Is there a way to upgrade the PSU for that computer.  

I wasn’t sure if it's like some of the Dell's that have fake ATX units (Dimension 8100 and Optiplex GX110 come to mind) which ends up being a booby trap if you try to put in an off the shelf ATX without doing some modifications.

I believe the Nvidia card needs at least a 300W PSU.  The 230N has a 250 Watt..

Any good web links where I can upgrade the PSU would be good.
-- dan
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