Motherboard and Vid Card Compatability

Tahla

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Will my motherboard run this card? The card is Galaxy - NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 1GB GDDR3 PCI Express Graphics Card and my motherboard is a (Socket AM2)GigaByte GA-M57SLI-S4 nForce 570-SLI Chipset DDR2/800 SATA RAID PCI-Express MBoard w/GbLAN,IEEE1394,USB2.0,&7.1Audio with Socket AM2) AMD Athlon(TM)64 X2 5000 Dual-Core CPU w/ HyperTransport Technology that is the processor. I have a 1000 watt power supply and 4 gigs of ram.
 

Tahla

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Sorry this got posted twice. the laptop and internet are battling it out!
 

arges86

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i have the same mobo...
It can run the card but since the GPU is a PCIe 2.0 and the board is only v 1.0 it will not run 'as fast'. But the difference is pretty negligible i think