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Question

Is my motherboard compatible with GTX 950?

by TheSpellBook / April 19, 2016 7:15 AM PDT

Hi people,
I'm buying a new graphics card and I want to know if my computer is compatible with it.
Here are my specs:
- Windows 10
- AMD FM2 A6-6400K Dual Core 3,9 GHz (processor)
- AMD Radeon HD7000 1GB (i don't know)
- MSI A78M E35 (motherboard I think)
- Crucial Ballistix Sport 4GB DDR3-1600 (i don't know)
- 1000GB Sata III Harde schijf (harddrive)

The graphics card I want to buy is the Nvidia GeForce GTX 950.
Does anyone know if the graphics card would be compatible with my computer?

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All Answers

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Answer
2 things to check
by Bob__B / April 19, 2016 7:28 AM PDT

1 will the card fit in the case.
2 do you have a 400w+ single rail psu.

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Answers
by TheSpellBook / April 19, 2016 7:47 AM PDT
In reply to: 2 things to check

1: The case is the Cooler Master K350. I think it should fit, but I'm not sure about the size of the card.
2: Yes, it's 500W.

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Item 2 is incomplete.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 19, 2016 8:16 AM PDT
In reply to: Answers

There's a reason why a "single rail psu" was noted. Once in a while and far too often I find a triple or quad rail PSU and troubles follow.

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Rails
by TheSpellBook / April 19, 2016 8:41 AM PDT
In reply to: Item 2 is incomplete.

The power supply only has one rail.
(500W Cooler Master Power Supply)

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If the card fits
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 19, 2016 8:59 AM PDT
In reply to: Rails

Should be good to go.

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Thanks for the help
by TheSpellBook / April 19, 2016 10:56 AM PDT
In reply to: If the card fits

Okay, thank you Happy

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Video card
by Bob__B / April 19, 2016 8:31 AM PDT
In reply to: Answers

Post a link to the card your looking at.

Psu.
Take the side panel off and read the label on the psu.
Post the make and model.

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Thanks :D
by TheSpellBook / April 19, 2016 10:56 AM PDT
In reply to: Video card

I know what I wanted to know, thank you for the help Grin

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