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Hi,
Recently my graphics card has completley died, (RAM problem i believe) so now i can run hardly anything and have lots of funky blue lines down the screen!
Anyway, i'm looking in to buying a new grahpics card and was just wondering if anyone could tell me weather the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 would be compatible with my machiene?

I believe it would be as i have only had it just over a year (Sucks as the warrinty has only just run out lol)

My computer Specs are

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System Information
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Time of this report: 5/20/2009, 09:16:04
	   Machine name: TARDIS
   Operating System: Windows Vista™ Ultimate (6.0, Build 6001) Service Pack 1 (6001.vistasp1_gdr.090302-1506)
		   Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.				
	   System Model: Dell XPS720				  
			   BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A04
		  Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU	 E6850  @ 3.00GHz (2 CPUs), ~3.0GHz
			 Memory: 3068MB RAM
		  Page File: 1476MB used, 8885MB available
		Windows Dir: C:\Windows
	DirectX Version: DirectX 10
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
	 DxDiag Version: 6.00.6001.18000 32bit Unicode

Il attach the rest of them just incase!

Thanks for the help

Spudd,
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As long as your power supply is powerful enough and you have PCI-E 2.0 16x slots on your motherboard you should be fine.
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okay thankyou, i do know that i have a 750W power supply but how would i go about finding if i have the PCI-E 2.0 16x?
are they labelled as such on the mother board or somewhere else?

Thanks,
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Go Here for a complete list of specs on your system. About halfway down the list is the PCI slot configuration. :)

Edited by rshaffer61, 22 May 2009 - 07:32 PM.

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wicked, tahnks for that! :)
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You are very welcome. I hope it helps you out and I am happy I could supply the information for you. :)
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Well i have just returned to this site and was going through my old posts (fun times!)

in the end i got round to getting the Nvidia Geforce GTX 295 and it is amazing!

Defiantly a must get if your looking at new graphics cards :)

Thanks for all your help everyone at geeks to go!
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Congratulations. :) for a successful resolution for your issue. I am happy everything has been worked out for you. With that being said I am happy to say:


You are very welcome. I'm glad we could help and please let us know how everything works out for you.
If there is anything else we can do to help please feel free to ask. I appreciate that you allowed me to assist you with your issue and for your patience. Thank you for choosing GeeksToGo for help. :) :)
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