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Will it run ati radeon hd 7770 GPU + PSU 500watts + OS 32 BITS

Hello Im having doubts about buying "Sapphire Ati Radeon Hd 7770 Vapor X 1gb Ddr5 Hdmi Overclock" because the requirements:

http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/7000/7770/pages/radeon-7770.aspx#3

im about to upgrade the psu to a 500+ watts
Intel(r) g33/g31 Express Chipset (Microsoft Corporation -WDDM 1.0)
memory ram 4gb(minimum requirement)
cpu: core 2 duo e7500 2.93 ghz

more info:
http://ark.intel.com/products/36503/intel-core2-duo-processor-e7500-3m-cache-2_93-ghz-1066-mhz-fsb#infosectionexpansionoptions

also i got windows 7 32 bits and not 64 as the requirements says dont know if the gpu will run fine on it?? is the ram okay?
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    It will work but your CPU will bottleneck in some games.

    Also remember the card will take 1GB out of your address space in a 32 bit OS so if you have 4 GB RAM you can only use 3 GB. This is generally not a problem but avoid cards with more then 1GB VRAM on 32 bit OS.

    If you have a decent 400w or better PSU you will be fine in that way.
  2. Artur22 said:
    Hello Im having doubts about buying "Sapphire Ati Radeon Hd 7770 Vapor X 1gb Ddr5 Hdmi Overclock" because the requirements:

    http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/7000/7770/pages/radeon-7770.aspx#3

    im about to upgrade the psu to a 500+ watts
    Intel(r) g33/g31 Express Chipset (Microsoft Corporation -WDDM 1.0)
    memory ram 4gb(minimum requirement)
    cpu: core 2 duo e7500 2.93 ghz

    more info:
    http://ark.intel.com/products/36503/intel-core2-duo-processor-e7500-3m-cache-2_93-ghz-1066-mhz-fsb#infosectionexpansionoptions

    also i got windows 7 32 bits and not 64 as the requirements says dont know if the gpu will run fine on it?? is the ram okay?


    Yep - 500w will be fine. Just be sure to get a quality power supply that has at least 1 6+2 pin PCIe power connector. Seasonic, corsair, antec, etc. Also, be sure to download the correct driver (32 bit). Ram is fine, but if you can afford to get 8gb ( 2x4 gb ), it wouldn't hurt.

    Mark
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    Ram is fine, but if you can afford to get 8gb ( 2x4 gb ), it wouldn't hurt.



    32 bit OS means a total of 4 GB address space. Anything over 4GB of RAM will not be usable. Adding a 1GB video card will reduce the maximum usable RAM to 3GB.
  4. smeezekitty said:
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    Ram is fine, but if you can afford to get 8gb ( 2x4 gb ), it wouldn't hurt.



    32 bit OS means a total of 4 GB address space. Anything over 4GB of RAM will not be usable. Adding a 1GB video card will reduce the maximum usable RAM to 3GB.



    just to clarify things about this, if i want more ram I'll have to upgrade my cpu and OS to a 64bit right? is there no other options?
  5. Artur22 said:
    smeezekitty said:
    Quote:
    Ram is fine, but if you can afford to get 8gb ( 2x4 gb ), it wouldn't hurt.



    32 bit OS means a total of 4 GB address space. Anything over 4GB of RAM will not be usable. Adding a 1GB video card will reduce the maximum usable RAM to 3GB.



    just to clarify things about this, if i want more ram I'll have to upgrade my cpu and OS to a 64bit right? is there no other options?

    Since Windows does not support PAE, no.
    But 3GB is enough for most things even now.
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