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Will my System work with a gtx 2070?

So I just recently bought a computer from scorptec :https://www.scorptec.com.au/product/Ready-to-Run-PCs/Gaming-PC/73776-SS-VICTORY1060-2
Intel Core i5 8400

ASUS TUF B360-PRO Motherboard

Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB 2666MHz (2x4GB) DDR4


Western Digital WD Green 240GB M.2 SSD

Seagate BarraCuda 2TB HDD

Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 5 RGB ATX Case

Power Supply
SilverStone Essential 550W Bronze ATX Power Supply

Microsoft Windows 10 Home USB Retail Pack

BitFenix Alchemy 2.0 RGB LED Magnetic Strip - 600mm

I was just wondering if I was able to hook up a gtx 2070 to this build. If not please tell me what the reasons are (not enough psu watts, wouldn't fit in the case, wouldn't fit on the motherboard etc)
Thnx for your help, would be much appreciated

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The PSU is light.

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I see peaks between 350 and 400 Watts and PSU has just 550W total and 502W max on the +12V rail.
While your PSU may work if you see any of the signs of PSU troubles, shop for another 700 or so Watt PSU with a single rail.

Also, be sure your HDD is healthy. Use Speccy and check the 01 and 07 values. These must be under 100 for me to give that a passing grade.
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In reply to: The PSU is light.

I also don't know if the power supply unit has the correct pins to fit a rtx 2070, do u know? Im not very tech savy

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Cards come with adapters

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So I won't be able to answer that one but the PSU looked to have the usual PCIe power connections.

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Maybe a different graphics card?

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So what graphics card or upgrades do u think i should get?

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The 2070 is a very nice card.

In reply to: Maybe a different graphics card?

I supplied source as to how close the old PSU came to being overtaxed. So it should work but watch for the signs you need to get a bigger PSU.

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While I don't buy LED RGB lighting.

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It is a nice single rail PSU that gets us farther away from possible PSU overtaxing issue. Remember I only took the worst case numbers using reviews that measured this. I didn't write it was over the maximum but when you tap over half the PSU with the GPU alone, that's not where I'd build a machine without an adjustment (up!)

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Ty for ur help man, much appreciated Happy

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