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Upgrading Graphics 500w PSU


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x0jamiex0

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hey i recently got a new pc (specs below) i am looking to get a graphics card upgrade soon but i am not sure what i should get i want to keep my 500w psu so what do you think is the best graphics card i can get with my current system i was thinking a gtx 660 but im not sure


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AMD FX 6-Core Black Edition FX-6300
Asrock 960GM-VGS3 FX
Crutical 8gb ddr3 1600 ram
seagate st1000dm003 1tb hdd sata3
gigabyte nvidia gt630 2gb ddr3
raidmax rx-500 ae 500w psu
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Gday x0jamiex0 Posted Image
Your PSU has 1 PCI-E 6+2 pin connector so your choice of the gtx 660 is spot on. going to the 660 ti and up would require 2 x 6 pin PCI-E connectors.
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awesome and yea just wanted a second opinion on it because wasnt sure if my psu would handle it with all my other hardware dont want to be maxing out the psu

Edited by x0jamiex0, 29 January 2014 - 03:07 PM.

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