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Can I upgrade from a NVIDIA GeForce GTX275 to a GeForce GTX TITAN or 780ti?

Hi, sorry, new to this and not much of a tech person. Main spec of my rig is below, my question is can I upgrade the GPU to a GeForce GTX TITAN or 780ti easily? Also, should I upgrade the PSU?

Any help or advise is appreciated :-)

POWERSUPPLY:700 Watts Power Supplies CyberPowerPC Performance ATX 2.0 Power - Quad SLI Ready
CPU:Quad-Core Intel® CoreT 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz 1333FSB 4MB L2 ***Overclockable S&S*** Cache 64-bit
FAN:Asetek Liquid CPU Cooling System Extreme Cooling Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA***Overclockable S&S***
MOTHERBOARD:Quad-Core support) MSI P31 Neo-F V2 P31 Chipset LGA775 FSB800/1066/1333 DDR2 Mainboard
MEMORY:Req.DDR2 MainBoard)4GB (2x2GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (OCZ Gold w/ HeatSpreader ***Overclockable S&S***
VIDEO:NVIDIA GeForce GTX275 896MB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Power by NVIDIA)
HDD:Single Hard Drive (500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
OS:Microsoft® Windows VistaT Home Premium w/ Service Pack 1 (64-bit Edition)

Many thanks
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  1. I believe you may have a bottleneck with that set up going with a 780ti or Titan.
    You will be better off saving some money and upgrading your system or keeping it and going with a lower spec card.
    A GTX 760 should be ok, I would also consider going to Windows 7 64 bit
  2. He gonna have hell lot of a bottleneck on that rig. Dont even thing about it....
  3. He gonna have hell lot of a bottleneck on that rig. Dont even think about it....
  4. I would only upgrade to cards like that, if you plan on upgrading your CPU and mobo in the near future.

    Also, I wouldnt trust that PSU with a Titan/780 Ti.
  5. RobCrezz said:
    I would only upgrade to cards like that, if you plan on upgrading your CPU and mobo in the near future.

    Also, I wouldnt trust that PSU with a Titan/780 Ti.


    +1^ yeah right
  6. Cheers all, appreciate the comments and feedback. Can I ask this then, for a budget of about £1000, how and what should I choose to build a decent gaming rig? I'd like to have a go at building it myself. Many thanks.
  7. Best answer
    andrewdon said:
    Cheers all, appreciate the comments and feedback. Can I ask this then, for a budget of about £1000, how and what should I choose to build a decent gaming rig? I'd like to have a go at building it myself. Many thanks.


    If you keep your HDD, DVD RW and your tower from your previous PC:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£171.59 @ Aria PC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£105.44 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory (£53.49 @ Amazon UK)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (£539.98 @ Dabs)
    Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£80.01 @ Dabs)
    Total: £974.49
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-13 00:26 GMT+0000)

    edit: I would wait a bit for custom coolers for GTX780ti. There will be great custom coolers like EVGA GTX 780 Ti SuperClocked w/ ACX Cooler 3 GB with performance equal to GTX690/HD7990!!!! just for £20 more :)
  8. Memnarchon said:
    andrewdon said:
    Cheers all, appreciate the comments and feedback. Can I ask this then, for a budget of about £1000, how and what should I choose to build a decent gaming rig? I'd like to have a go at building it myself. Many thanks.


    If you keep your HDD, DVD RW and your tower from your previous PC:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£171.59 @ Aria PC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£105.44 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory (£53.49 @ Amazon UK)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (£539.98 @ Dabs)
    Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£80.01 @ Dabs)
    Total: £974.49
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-13 00:26 GMT+0000)

    edit: I would wait a bit for custom coolers for GTX780ti. There will be great custom coolers like EVGA GTX 780 Ti SuperClocked w/ ACX Cooler 3 GB with performance equal to GTX690/HD7990!!!! just for £20 more :)


    DO NOT get a bronze psu for a 780ti!!!! You want to ruin it? Gold power supply and that build is good.
  9. Mciahel said:
    Memnarchon said:
    andrewdon said:
    Cheers all, appreciate the comments and feedback. Can I ask this then, for a budget of about £1000, how and what should I choose to build a decent gaming rig? I'd like to have a go at building it myself. Many thanks.


    If you keep your HDD, DVD RW and your tower from your previous PC:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£171.59 @ Aria PC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£105.44 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory (£53.49 @ Amazon UK)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (£539.98 @ Dabs)
    Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£80.01 @ Dabs)
    Total: £974.49
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-13 00:26 GMT+0000)

    edit: I would wait a bit for custom coolers for GTX780ti. There will be great custom coolers like EVGA GTX 780 Ti SuperClocked w/ ACX Cooler 3 GB with performance equal to GTX690/HD7990!!!! just for £20 more :)


    DO NOT get a bronze psu for a 780ti!!!! You want to ruin it? Gold power supply and that build is good.


    What are you talking about? A bronze PSU wont ruin a 780 ti...
  10. Mciahel said:
    Memnarchon said:
    andrewdon said:
    Cheers all, appreciate the comments and feedback. Can I ask this then, for a budget of about £1000, how and what should I choose to build a decent gaming rig? I'd like to have a go at building it myself. Many thanks.


    If you keep your HDD, DVD RW and your tower from your previous PC:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£171.59 @ Aria PC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£105.44 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory (£53.49 @ Amazon UK)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (£539.98 @ Dabs)
    Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£80.01 @ Dabs)
    Total: £974.49
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-13 00:26 GMT+0000)

    edit: I would wait a bit for custom coolers for GTX780ti. There will be great custom coolers like EVGA GTX 780 Ti SuperClocked w/ ACX Cooler 3 GB with performance equal to GTX690/HD7990!!!! just for £20 more :)


    DO NOT get a bronze psu for a 780ti!!!! You want to ruin it? Gold power supply and that build is good.


    Yout kidding right? Ive seen people run bronze pus with a single gtx 780 without any issues so he wont ruin the psu by doing so
  11. andrewdon said:
    Hi, sorry, new to this and not much of a tech person. Main spec of my rig is below, my question is can I upgrade the GPU to a GeForce GTX TITAN or 780ti easily? Also, should I upgrade the PSU?

    Any help or advise is appreciated :-)

    POWERSUPPLY:700 Watts Power Supplies CyberPowerPC Performance ATX 2.0 Power - Quad SLI Ready
    CPU:Quad-Core Intel® CoreT 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz 1333FSB 4MB L2 ***Overclockable S&S*** Cache 64-bit
    FAN:Asetek Liquid CPU Cooling System Extreme Cooling Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA***Overclockable S&S***
    MOTHERBOARD:Quad-Core support) MSI P31 Neo-F V2 P31 Chipset LGA775 FSB800/1066/1333 DDR2 Mainboard
    MEMORY:Req.DDR2 MainBoard)4GB (2x2GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (OCZ Gold w/ HeatSpreader ***Overclockable S&S***
    VIDEO:NVIDIA GeForce GTX275 896MB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Power by NVIDIA)
    HDD:Single Hard Drive (500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
    OS:Microsoft® Windows VistaT Home Premium w/ Service Pack 1 (64-bit Edition)

    Many thanks


    Btw yea most def you would wanna do some upgrading but the titan isnt worth it go for the gtx 780 Ti
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