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Windows 7: Nvidia and ATI GPU's

21 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Nvidia and ATI GPU's

Are all the nvidia and ati gpu's the same size , because i want to upgrade from my 8800gt to HD 5870

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21 Dec 2011   #2
Ivan the SoSo

windows 10 pro 64 bit

Depends on the models involved....What exactly is your concern? Power supply needs....physical size of the card?
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21 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I want a Radeon HD 5870
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21 Dec 2011   #4

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

They vary, even among different makes using the same graphics chipset.

I don't have good links, but I think that an 8800GT is normally 9" (229 mm) long. A Radeon 5870, 10.5" to 11"+ (267 to more than 280 mm).

Your case will determine whether the card will fit.

Also, the 5870 needs more power. The 8800GT used a single 6 pin PCI-E power connector. The 5870 uses two Six pin ones. Sapphire ( also recommends at least a 500W PSU for a single 5870.
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