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August 27, 2013 1:17:34 PM

I have a asus cm6730-us005s ( you can just go to newegg for the specs ) and i want to upgrade the video card but dont want to spend an arm and a leg. I just need to know what are a few decently priced upgrades are that will work with my motherboard and my 300w power supply. I saw 6670 hd for a good price but idk if it is compatible.
TY for your answers in advance

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August 27, 2013 2:01:29 PM

nakule said:
I have a asus cm6730-us005s ( you can just go to newegg for the specs ) and i want to upgrade the video card but dont want to spend an arm and a leg. I just need to know what are a few decently priced upgrades are that will work with my motherboard and my 300w power supply. I saw 6670 hd for a good price but idk if it is compatible.
TY for your answers in advance


Hi - hd7750 is you best bet, doesn't need a pcie connector to plug into the PSU, runs
off the mobo's power. It is less than $100. The 6670 also doesn't require a connector,
but the 7750 has significantly better performance.

Some of the other inexpensive cards you might look at will require a 6pin pcie connector, whci
I don't think your PSU has.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nets to $88

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nets to $63



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August 28, 2013 9:34:12 PM

toyftw said:
nakule said:
I have a asus cm6730-us005s ( you can just go to newegg for the specs ) and i want to upgrade the video card but dont want to spend an arm and a leg. I just need to know what are a few decently priced upgrades are that will work with my motherboard and my 300w power supply. I saw 6670 hd for a good price but idk if it is compatible.
TY for your answers in advance


Hi - hd7750 is you best bet, doesn't need a pcie connector to plug into the PSU, runs
off the mobo's power. It is less than $100. The 6670 also doesn't require a connector,
but the 7750 has significantly better performance.

Some of the other inexpensive cards you might look at will require a 6pin pcie connector, whci
I don't think your PSU has.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nets to $88

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nets to $63





THNX MAN!!. Took ur advice and bought a xfx radeon 7750 2gb from best buy today for 89.99 in my area. Installed it myself and it booted right up, downloaded drivers, then fired up a game.....OMG what a diff! Im 7 games deep now and every one is looking amazing with 0 lag.

TY for ur expertise :) 

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August 29, 2013 11:42:53 AM

nakule said:
toyftw said:
nakule said:
I have a asus cm6730-us005s ( you can just go to newegg for the specs ) and i want to upgrade the video card but dont want to spend an arm and a leg. I just need to know what are a few decently priced upgrades are that will work with my motherboard and my 300w power supply. I saw 6670 hd for a good price but idk if it is compatible.
TY for your answers in advance


Hi - hd7750 is you best bet, doesn't need a pcie connector to plug into the PSU, runs
off the mobo's power. It is less than $100. The 6670 also doesn't require a connector,
but the 7750 has significantly better performance.

Some of the other inexpensive cards you might look at will require a 6pin pcie connector, whci
I don't think your PSU has.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nets to $88

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nets to $63





THNX MAN!!. Took ur advice and bought a xfx radeon 7750 2gb from best buy today for 89.99 in my area. Installed it myself and it booted right up, downloaded drivers, then fired up a game.....OMG what a diff! Im 7 games deep now and every one is looking amazing with 0 lag.

TY for ur expertise :) 



Gr8! - enjoy your gaming.
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October 2, 2013 3:54:32 AM

nakule said:
toyftw said:
nakule said:
I have a asus cm6730-us005s ( you can just go to newegg for the specs ) and i want to upgrade the video card but dont want to spend an arm and a leg. I just need to know what are a few decently priced upgrades are that will work with my motherboard and my 300w power supply. I saw 6670 hd for a good price but idk if it is compatible.
TY for your answers in advance


Hi - hd7750 is you best bet, doesn't need a pcie connector to plug into the PSU, runs
off the mobo's power. It is less than $100. The 6670 also doesn't require a connector,
but the 7750 has significantly better performance.

Some of the other inexpensive cards you might look at will require a 6pin pcie connector, whci
I don't think your PSU has.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nets to $88

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nets to $63





THNX MAN!!. Took ur advice and bought a xfx radeon 7750 2gb from best buy today for 89.99 in my area. Installed it myself and it booted right up, downloaded drivers, then fired up a game.....OMG what a diff! Im 7 games deep now and every one is looking amazing with 0 lag.

TY for ur expertise :) 



All I read is that people have had issues with replacing the GPU. Was yours as simple as installing then installing drivers?
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November 11, 2013 1:00:58 PM

Juan Mata said:
nakule said:
toyftw said:
nakule said:
I have a asus cm6730-us005s ( you can just go to newegg for the specs ) and i want to upgrade the video card but dont want to spend an arm and a leg. I just need to know what are a few decently priced upgrades are that will work with my motherboard and my 300w power supply. I saw 6670 hd for a good price but idk if it is compatible.
TY for your answers in advance


Hi - hd7750 is you best bet, doesn't need a pcie connector to plug into the PSU, runs
off the mobo's power. It is less than $100. The 6670 also doesn't require a connector,
but the 7750 has significantly better performance.

Some of the other inexpensive cards you might look at will require a 6pin pcie connector, whci
I don't think your PSU has.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nets to $88

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nets to $63





THNX MAN!!. Took ur advice and bought a xfx radeon 7750 2gb from best buy today for 89.99 in my area. Installed it myself and it booted right up, downloaded drivers, then fired up a game.....OMG what a diff! Im 7 games deep now and every one is looking amazing with 0 lag.

TY for ur expertise :) 



All I read is that people have had issues with replacing the GPU. Was yours as simple as installing then installing drivers?


Yes. When i got the card home all i did was turn off and unplug my pc, popped it open, got rid of static, popped the old card out and popped the new one in its place. (i did have to cut out the metal cover of the next pci slot on the back to fit it because the card has a double decker outlet - meaning it takes up 1 slot but there are 2 outlets in the back, if that makes sense - Then i just booted my pc up and installed the drivers from the amd site and BOOM, i was playing.

hope this help, sorry for bad technical terms lol
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