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Looking for a lower end desktop to support my Radeon HD 7950 3.0 PCI x16

I purchased the above Sapphire Flex Radeon 7950 along with a modular 600W power supply.

I need some recommendations on a desktop tower that can support this card for under 500 dollars. Any recommendations from a major manufacturer are greatly appreciated! I've been having a tough time just looking at specs figuring out whether or not many desktops support the size and power of this card.

Thanks in advance.
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  1. http://www.amazon.com/HP-Pavilion-500-070-Desktop-Black/dp/B00CPG83AQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1386309130&sr=8-1&keywords=hp+desktop This my friend. Carries 2.0 X16 PCIE lane. Your GPU it's 3.0 but it still going to work since it's backwards compatible. :)
  2. What do I lose putting a 3.0 card in a 2.0 slot? Is it that there aren't any PCs available with 3.0 slots at a reasonable price?

    Thanks!
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    scottonyc said:
    What do I lose putting a 3.0 card in a 2.0 slot? Is it that there aren't any PCs available with 3.0 slots at a reasonable price?

    Thanks!


    You would need a high-end motherboard from Intel or the lastest Saberooth TUF series for AMD CPU's in order to get the 3.0 PCIE lanes. Now, you would lose nothing at all when putting GPUs into 2.0 PCIE lanes. It's still x16 and that's what matters, you're getting full performance out of your GPU.
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