Will this Graphics Card work on my computer?

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Aurjai

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Any Nvidia card or ATI card will work on any board that has a PCI-E slot.


Only if you are going SLI or Crossfire you should should check the boards compatibility although it seems now the Newer board whether they are for Intel or AMD cpu's support both SLI and Crossfire. At least the good ones do.


Also just make sure you PSU is sufficient. Use the Newegg PSU calculator for a reference.

http://images10.newegg.com/BizIntell/tool/psucalc/index.html

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your specs are fine but whats your psu info? an hd 5670 would need about a 350 watt quality psu or 400-450 to be on the safe side, (they only draw about 86 watts though)
 

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Yeah i believe so... its draw is actually around 85-100W but i have heard of many horror stories of cheap psus basically blowing up and shorting out the mobo. and it surprises me that this is too common, but you have a point, you dont need an expensive psu but if you do i recommend this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139026
Beautiful Corsair CX430. 430 watts of awesome! the good thing is that its 80 certified and its super cheap.
but if you already have a 300W psu (quality one) then you're most likely safe.
 

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Okay, so I opened my computer an looked at my PSU, and the only thing I saw on it was: Output: 350W. The stickers were all on the side facing out.
are there more stickers on the inside or is that it?
 

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Any Nvidia card or ATI card will work on any board that has a PCI-E slot.


Only if you are going SLI or Crossfire you should should check the boards compatibility although it seems now the Newer board whether they are for Intel or AMD cpu's support both SLI and Crossfire. At least the good ones do.


Also just make sure you PSU is sufficient. Use the Newegg PSU calculator for a reference.

http://images10.newegg.com/BizIntell/tool/psucalc/index.html
 
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Aurjai

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I have around 319 W, the newegg PSU power calculator said.
I hope it's trustworthy xD lol

So I'm thinking I will get the 5670, and if it doesn't work I will just
save it for a computer in the future.

Is that a bad idea? or no lol.
I mean my graphics card now is ok, so if it doesn't work I should be fine.
Thanks for the help guys :)
 

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Well the 5670 requires 61W at full load so as long as your computer doesn't need all those 319W you should be ok. Just remember that if you feel your computer getting too hot or smell something burning lol turn it off and take the card out, oh yes also remember to choose a post to solve the answer. Also you're welcome, we're glad to help anytime! :)
 
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