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m4n68t motherboard compatability with Rx 560

by noblessse711 / October 26, 2017 9:40 PM PDT

I currently have an asus m4n68t motherboard and i need to know if it can use the sapphire rx 560 pulse 2gb

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by Bob__B / October 26, 2017 9:57 PM PDT

Your mobo has the proper slot type for the card.

Tell what psu you have. the label on the psu.

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350 watts
by noblessse711 / October 26, 2017 10:14 PM PDT
In reply to: Gpu

I am currently using a 350 watt psu with my hd 5770 1gig build which i read uses more power and it runs fine. Im just scared i buy the rx 560 and it has bios conflicts and stuff

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My pc
by noblessse711 / October 26, 2017 11:19 PM PDT
In reply to: Gpu

If you need my build info

Amd phenom ii x4 965 BE
Ati radeon hd 5770 1Gb
160 Gb harddrive
6Gb ddr3 ram
350 watt psu

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350 Watts is an issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 26, 2017 11:47 PM PDT

The Rx 560 TDP is 75W.
The CPU is 140W.
We'll add 20W each for motherboard, HDD, ODD and such so 60W.

This gets us to 275 Watts and we know the old power supplies are best left at 50% rated load.

You should update the BIOS to latest and run a 64 bit OS and it should be fine. But that PSU. You claim the old GPU draws more but time and time again I run into issues when the PSU is this tight.

Since I can't find which motherboard, I can't check if anyone reported other issues.

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by noblessse711 / October 26, 2017 11:56 PM PDT
In reply to: 350 Watts is an issue.

Asus has like nothing on its website about this mobo thats why i've been struggling so much. Believe i'm just going to leave the pc as is until ive saved enough to replace everything or i'll replace everything 1 part at a time,we'll see. Thanks very much for the help. No more sleepless nights

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Actually Asus has about 4 to 6 M4n68t models.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 27, 2017 12:42 AM PDT
In reply to: M4n68t

I don't see any reason for a problem yet due to BIOS or board. Only when folk try an older Windows or 32 bit would I expect issues.

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by Bob__B / October 27, 2017 4:11 AM PDT
In reply to: M4n68t

Your psu is not meant for gaming.
No matter which way you go, replace in pieces or replace all, you will need to bump that at least 100w and a single rail unit.

Your mobo.

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