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Windows 7: Compatibility

02 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 
Compatibility

Im looking into getting a new graphics card

I have the dell inspiron 580s and i wanted to know if the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470 will fit and work with the computer


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02 Feb 2011   #2

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

No the power supply is to small.
Only 300 watt.
Inspiron 580 Desktop Details | Dell
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02 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional (x64/SP1) /Linux Mint 16
 
 

Hopalong X is right, don't bother
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02 Feb 2011   #4

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

How big is your Power Supply?
It needs a Minimum of a 550 Watt
Jerry


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02 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X View Post
No the power supply is to small.
Only 300 watt.
Inspiron 580 Desktop Details | Dell
im also thinking of getting a new psu that is over 500w
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02 Feb 2011   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
How big is your Power Supply?
It needs a Minimum of a 550 Watt
Jerry
im thinking of getting a new psu
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02 Feb 2011   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

If you get a new PSU with a Minimum of a 550 Watt & have a open PCI-Express 2.0 x 16 slot
you should be OK
Jerry
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02 Feb 2011   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
If you get a new PSU with a Minimum of a 550 Watt & have a open PCI-Express 2.0 x 16 slot
you should be OK
Jerry
do i have a pci express 2.0 x 16 slot
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02 Feb 2011   #9

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wally1324 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
If you get a new PSU with a Minimum of a 550 Watt & have a open PCI-Express 2.0 x 16 slot
you should be OK
Jerry
do i have a pci express 2.0 x 16 slot
Looking online yes, Look on the side or back for a Service Tag # post it & I will look
Jerry


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02 Feb 2011   #10

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

More importantly, does your case support ATX PSU's?

I helped a friend install a new PSU on his HP :insert model here: a couple of weeks ago, and his case didn't support ATX's PSU's.
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