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by Quiels / January 9, 2015 11:04 AM PST

I'm looking to update my graphics card to a GeForce GTX 750Ti. I currently have an HP a6700y AMD Phenom 9150e Quad Core processor 1.8GHz running Windows Vista w/GeForce 6150SE nForce 430. Is the 750 compatible with the motherboard/power supply and will it fit in my case? PS the game I am trying to run request GeForce 8600 or higher is this an appropriate video card don't mind spending a little extra $.

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The power supply is not...
by ahtoi / January 9, 2015 2:41 PM PST
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good enough. GTX 750 require 400watts minimum.

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by Quiels / January 9, 2015 10:11 PM PST

I was planning on putting in a new PSU other than that will the OEM motherboard and case support the 750 graphic card?

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Since you are replacing the PSU then...
by ahtoi / January 10, 2015 1:02 AM PST
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as bob b said, it looks good.

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Should work
by Bob__B / January 9, 2015 10:35 PM PST
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Is the 750 compatible with the motherboard/power supply and will it fit in my case?
Your mobo has a pcie slot.....looks good.
Your machine has a 300w psu......cpu 65w...gpu 65w....looks good.
Your case is a mid tower....looks good.

the game I am trying to run request GeForce 8600 or higher is this an appropriate video card
The 750 is much better than the 8600...looks good.

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by Quiels / January 11, 2015 12:31 AM PST
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Thanks bob b and ahtoi, last couple questions before I make my final purchase, any recommendations on psu good quality yet relatively inexpensive? Also I found an EVGA GeForce GXT 750 Ti 2GB GDDR5, but one has one cooling fan and another with two fans and about a $33 difference. Is one better than the other?

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To see if there is any difference among same design cards.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 11, 2015 12:37 AM PST
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I have to hit the reviews. For example if both cards are "750 Ti 2GB GDDR5" then my bet is one might be a little quieter but performance should be nearly the same.
Bob

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by Bob__B / January 11, 2015 2:25 AM PST
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Not sure why you want to change that but that's your call.
Shop around in the corsair brand see if something fits your budget/needs.

Gpu.....assuming your comparing apples to apples I doubt it will make much difference.
Do what Robert said and read the reviews.
I suspect it will be an exercise in not much.

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by Quiels / January 11, 2015 2:33 AM PST
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Thanks R. Proffit and bob b, you've been very helpful, I will do some searching.

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