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

  FoxiUK 20:11 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 01:03 19 Jan 12

It will depend on your power supply.

See bottom of the page GeForce GTX 560 Specifications

  FoxiUK 08:06 19 Jan 12

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

  KRONOS the First 09:06 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 12:59 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 13:27 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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