Dell XPS 8300 GPU upgrade


I have the XPS 8300 with an Intel Core i7-2600 and a Nvidia Geforce GT 530 right now and I'm looking to upgrade so I can play Battlefield 4. After quite a bit of research, I'm looking to get a EVGA Geforce GTX 660 3GB FTW SIGNATURE2 and a Corsair TX650 V2 and I just wanted to make sure everything was compatible and if I would need a new case and/or more cooling. Any input would be appreciated. Here are the links.


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  1. Yes, that should be fine as long as the Dell is a full size case and not the slimline version. Card and PSU are great, and they will let the SB i7 stretch its legs.
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  3. If you are gaming at 1920x1080 or lower rez, you won't ever dip into the 3rd gigabyte. And the Gigabyte card has a slightly faster clock speed. You won't go wrong with either card, tho. Unless you are one of the unlucky few that get a DOA card. Doesn't happen often, but it does happen.
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