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Windows 7: Upgrading Graphics card.

30 Apr 2016   #1
Danz

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Upgrading Graphics card.

Hi,

I have had my Geforce GTX 760 for about a year now, and although it is a big improvement over my last graphics card, I want to upgrade it so games like OMSI Bus Simulator will run smoothly with no lag. I have already upgraded my power supply to a corsair 750. I am not wanting to pay more than 300 for one. Also my current card is a tight squeeze due to the length at 21.8cm. The card I have been looking at is 26.9cm in length. Is their a way round this? Any help would be appreciated.

I have seen this:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/MSI-NVIDIA-...+Graphics+Card

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01 May 2016   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

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Is their a way round this?
There are only two possibilities, as far as I know, find a shorter card or get a larger case.
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03 May 2016   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Just about any 900 series card is a step up from a 700 series.

Look at EVGA`s line.

http://www.evga.com/Products/Product...+Series+Family

But the card you picked out is an awesome looking card and I`ve recommended it to many people, make it fit however you can, a torch or dynamite come in handy

The only down side to it I see is no back plate already on it, but no deal breaker.

You also need to add more memory to the system if possible, as it does help out with available gaming graphics memory, but this is purely based on your motherboard and how windows handles that extra memory.
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