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Windows 7: Compatible?

20 Aug 2010   #1
nJoyo

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit Operating System
 
 
Compatible?

Hiya, i've asked many questions here but i forgot to ask one question which is regarding my old motherboard, I'm giving my Old motherboard to my sister. and she would like to upgrade the graphics card on it. So i ask you today to see if the motherboard is compatible with the graphics card i will purchase. Thanks in advance.

motherboard: ASUS P5LP-LE
Graphics card: MSI GTX 460 Cyclone OC Edition 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI Mini HDMI Out PCI-E Graphics Card.


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20 Aug 2010   #2
ken9122

Win7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

That GPU may be a little to much for that board. Also requires 200 watts of extra power. You be better of with some a little less.

Ken
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20 Aug 2010   #3
nJoyo

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit Operating System
 
 

I've got loads of power i've got a 600W OCZ sealthmodX PSU, and it should be fine, but i was asking if my GPU that i bought will be compatible with he board.
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20 Aug 2010   #4
ken9122

Win7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Just read the specs on the GPU and the MB. they speak for themselves.
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20 Aug 2010   #5
nJoyo

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit Operating System
 
 

I have...but couldn't understand cause motherboards are usually backwards compatible right?
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20 Aug 2010   #6
nJoyo

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit Operating System
 
 

Thats the reason i made a thread on this forums...
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20 Aug 2010   #7
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The card will be fine on that board. You won't see it's full potential though due to the slow dual core you currently have, those cards really need a fast quad to get the most out of them.
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20 Aug 2010   #8
nJoyo

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit Operating System
 
 

Alright. I just need it for regular gaming so, it should be cool. Otherwise i'll just move it into my Main PC, which is;
SI P55-GD65 iP55 Socket 1156 Gigabit Lan 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard
Intel i5 760 2.8GHz Socket 1156 8MB L3 Cache Retail Boxed Processor
Corsair XMS3 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz Dual Channel Kit
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20 Aug 2010   #9
nJoyo

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit Operating System
 
 

it Should run very stable and good with the new system i'm building
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20 Aug 2010   #10
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That would be a much better idea than stick it in with the dual core.
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