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03 Jan 2013   #1

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
Is this compatable with my computer?

Hello, you gusy recently helpped me with my BSOD very well, so I was hoping you might be able to shed a bit of light on this for me? I am looking to buy a new graphics card as that was the reason for my BSOD and I feel its time I updated it anyway I am looking to buy this, Sapphire HD6670 2GB DDR3 Graphics Card. You can see it here. However I'm not too sure if it will work? it is a PCIe 2.0 x 16 bus. However mine is just. PCIe 1.0 i think? here are my system specs.


Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition (64-bit)
Service Pack Service Pack 1
Build Number 7601
DirectX Version 11




System Information
Manufacturer HP-Pavilion
Total Number of Logical CPUs 4
Total Physical Memory 4.00 GB
Total Number of Optical Drives 1
Total Number of Hard Drives 1
Total Number of Video Cards 1
Total Number of Memory Modules 2
Total Number of DIMM slots 2
System Name MATTJEN-PC




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User Name Matt & Jen




Motherboard
System Board
Chipset nVidia MCP61
Base Board
Manufacturer PEGATRON CORPORATION
Product Narra6
BIOS
Vendor American Megatrends Inc.
Release Date 11/06/2009
BIOS Version String 5.15
ROM Size 1.00 MB
AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 620 Processor
Name AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 620 Processor
Cores 4
Threads 4
Temperature 34.50 C
Current Speed 2.61 GHz
Multiplier x 13.0 (4.0 - 13.0)
Features MMX(+), 3DNow!(+), PSE36, x86-64, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4A, NX, SVM
L1 Instruction Cache 4 x 64.00 kB
L1 Data Cache 4 x 64.00 kB
L2 Cache 4 x 512.00 kB




Memory
Total Physical Memory 4.00 GB
2048 MB DDR3-SDRAM (1333 MHz)
Memory Size 2.00 GB
Memory Type DDR3-SDRAM (1333 MHz)
Memory Manufacturer Samsung
Memory Manufacture Date Week 47, Year 2009
Memory Part Number M378B5673EH1-CH9
Memory Serial Number 61884823
2048 MB DDR3-SDRAM (1333 MHz)
Memory Size 2.00 GB
Memory Type DDR3-SDRAM (1333 MHz)
Memory Manufacturer Samsung
Memory Manufacture Date Week 47, Year 2009
Memory Part Number M378B5673EH1-CH9
Memory Serial Number 61884845




Directories
Windows Directory c:\windows
System Directory c:\windows\system32




Local Disk
WDC WD10 EADS-65M2B0 SCSI Disk Device
Vendor Western Digital
Model Number WDC WD10EADS-65M2B0
Serial Number WD-WCAV55030189
Firmware Revision 01.00A01
Size 931.5 GB
Cache Size 32.0 MB
Temperature 31 C
Physical Sector Size 512 B
Logical Sector Size 512 B
Logical Sector Count 1953525168
Supported Standards ATA8-ACS, ATA/ATAPI-7, ATA/ATAPI-6, ATA/ATAPI-5 HP - C: Drive Letter C Volume Name HP Volume Serial Number B4FB-FD07 File System NTFS Volume Capacity 917.68 GB Volume Free Space 642.01 GB Volume Used Space 275.68 GB FACTORY_IMAGE - D: Drive Letter D Volume Name FACTORY_IMAGE Volume Serial Number B03E-D122 File System NTFS Volume Capacity 13.73 GB Volume Free Space 2.42 GB Volume Used Space 11.31 GB


Do you guys think it will work with this system? If not do you have any ideas of a similar card I could use at a reasonable price?

Many thanks

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03 Jan 2013   #2

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Motherboard Specifications, M2N68-LA (Narra6) | HP® Support

this is a link to my motherboard info.
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04 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Here are the system requirements for the card:

SAPPHIRE HD 6670 2GB DDR3#

The main point of concern is whether you have a power supply of sufficient capacity. Sapphire requires 400W or more.

As you don't list your HP model number, we can't check the PSU spec. If you don't mind opening the case, there is usually a label on the PSU that gives its specs.
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04 Jan 2013   #4

Windows 7 x86 Ultimate
 
 

As mentioned above, open your pc lid, you should see a sticker like this one. You take a look at the 12v rail and tell us what amperage is it. Or even better, if you don't understand what we are talking about, make a close picture of the sticker...
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