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Windows 7: Will a the nvidia gtx 680 fit and be compatible/ HP Pavilion p6565uk

15 Jul 2012   #1
stephen316

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Will a the nvidia gtx 680 fit and be compatible/ HP Pavilion p6565uk

Hi there ' good afternoon to all ;-)
Im considering upgrading from a gtx 550ti upto a gtx 680 ' im just wondering if it will be compatible with my HP Pavilion p6565uk Desktop PC ? the following link give the rough specs of the system HP Pavilion p6565uk Desktop PC Product Specifications HP Pavilion p6565uk Desktop PC - HP technical support (United Kingdom - English)= ' please note ive upgraded the 6gb ram inc upto 16gb and upgraded the psu to a 680 watt G7 power extreme oh and i have installed a pny/nvidia gtx550ti .

Many thanks in advancement


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15 Jul 2012   #2
solarmystic

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

Hello and welcome to the forums, stephen316.

I have serious doubts that that particular PSU of yours would be able to handle the power requirements of the GTX 680.

From what I've read, It is a budget PSU that is not even Gold Certified or able to deliver the proper amperage for a beast of a card like the GTX 680.

680W G7 Power Extreme ATX PSU : PC Power Supplies : Maplin Electronics

Check out this thread from sevenforums, where another user in your situation literally blew his graphics card away when attempting to run his GTX 480 (another high end card from NVIDIA) on that PSU:-

GPU killed my PSU?

Have a look at something like this for a quality PSU capable of driving the GTX 680:-

Newegg.com - CORSAIR Professional Series HX650 (CMPSU-650HX) 650W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Thanks for reading.
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15 Jul 2012   #3
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Solarmistic is correct. Your system lists a 300W PSU. The recommended PSU for a 680 is 550W. I seriously doubt your PSU would run it and if it did you would be headed for serious problems, as she pointed out. If it were mine, I would be looking for a 750W PSU. It will run cooler, not be in a strain, last longer and allow for upgrades later on. I always recommend Corsair, Seasonic and Antec PSU's. If you look at my System Specs, you will see I am running a 670 with a Corsair HX850.
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15 Jul 2012   #4
stephen316

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi there thank you to you both for that information its greatly appreciated :-)
Yes i think i will go with what you have stated and upgrade from my current g7 power extreme 680 psu firstly before i go out and buy the nvidia 680gtx gpu
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15 Jul 2012   #5
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Sort of a postscript: the GTX 680 is a high-end card, but it has two 6 pin PCI-E power connectors, so its maximum draw is less than 225W. That's a lot, but some cards have one 6 pin and one 8 pin, and consume close to the design limit for that (300W).
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