Want to upgrade my GFX card to play SWTOR and Diablo 3.

  FoxiUK 18 Jan 12

Hi, I am wanting to upgrade my Radeon HD 4650 to a 1GB nVidia Geforce GTX 560.

My MotherBoard is: Acer FMCP7AM - PCI-E

Ram: 4gb DDR2

CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300

  • Is this upgrade doable? -

I am looking for any help or advice.


  bluesbrother 19 Jan 12

It will depend on your power supply.

See bottom of the page GeForce GTX 560 Specifications

  FoxiUK 19 Jan 12

My PSU is 450W, I am thinking of upgrading it to 550w.

  KRONOS the First 19 Jan 12

No need for two posts on the same subject: Duplicate.

Upgrading your PSU to 550W will be fine but make sure that the PSU you choose has two 6 pin PCI-E connectors for the GTX 560,If I were you I would go for the Ti version,an overall better GPU.

  FoxiUK 19 Jan 12

Yes,the duplicate, is actually in the wrong place and had insufficent information. It can be deleted if needs be.

I am planning on getting the GTX 560 Ti and probably a 650W Cooler Master GX.

GFX CARD http://www.dabs.com/products/evga-geforce-gtx-560-ti-900mhz-1gb-pci-express-hdmi-superclocked-7VQG.html

PSU http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Power+Supplies/650W+or+less/650W+Cooler+Master+GX+80PLUS+Bronze+Power+Supply+?productId=47892

is this doable with the hardware I already have?

  KRONOS the First 19 Jan 12

Yes it is "Doable",I cannot find out much about your Mobo except that it is quite old, but you should be fine.


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