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Will my Asrock g41m vs3 r2.0 motherboard support EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Superclocked?

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June 21, 2014 6:10:07 AM

Here is the link of my motherboard:
http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/G41M-VS3%20R2.0/?cat=Spe...

Graphic card link:
http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-Superclock-Dual-Link-Graphic...

I would like to know if I can run a EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti in my pc. Below are my pc specs:
Case: WSC-6318
Motherboard: ASRock G41M - VS3
CPU: Intel Pentium E5700 3.00 GHz
Ram: 1 x 4 Gb (my motherboard has 2 slosts)
Current GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 7600GT 256 Mb
PSU: Winstar SWITCH POWER SUPPLY Model: WS - ATX - 500W
AC.Input: Voltage 220V, current 3.5A and frequency 50Hz

Is it compatible for graphics card like GTX 750 Ti?

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June 21, 2014 12:17:38 PM

The only thing that would possibly keep it from working with that 775 socket board, would be a BIOS that needs updating. If you've got one of the latest BIOS, there should be no problem.

But check the nameplate on your PSU and let us know the rating of the +12V rail(s). That is the main determining factor. Nvidia only requires a 300W PSU for the card, but some really cheap PSUs are badly over rated. And I'm not familiar with yours.
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June 21, 2014 12:21:42 PM

I can only find info on the 400W version online, but it states that efficiency is > 70% (although this could only be true for 1 load type (So say its 70% for medium loads but could be only, say 45%, for full loads)) and that it's output power is only 300W. In other words: Upgrade PSU before GPU.
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June 21, 2014 9:27:15 PM

You have this slot;

1 x PCI Express x16 slot

And graphics cards are backwards PCI-E compatible, so that will work. As clutch said, you need to have one of the latest BIOS versions updated.

Power Supply, could you link up a photo of it that has the sticker (on the power supply) with all the information on amps/voltages (single or dual)/and combined wattage.

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June 22, 2014 1:55:10 AM

unknownofprob said:
You have this slot;

1 x PCI Express x16 slot

And graphics cards are backwards PCI-E compatible, so that will work. As clutch said, you need to have one of the latest BIOS versions updated.

Power Supply, could you link up a photo of it that has the sticker (on the power supply) with all the information on amps/voltages (single or dual)/and combined wattage.



http://i.imgur.com/S5coEGt.png Here is the link of my PSU specs
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June 22, 2014 7:30:48 PM

One thing's for sure... that's no "500W" PSU. It may say it is, but with a single +12V rail rated at only 28A and unknown wattage for that rail, it isn't even a good 300W PSU. You might squeak by using it and the 750 Ti, but I wouldn't use it. Any chance of upgrading to a better PSU?
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June 22, 2014 11:52:42 PM

clutchc said:
One thing's for sure... that's no "500W" PSU. It may say it is, but with a single +12V rail rated at only 28A and unknown wattage for that rail, it isn't even a good 300W PSU. You might squeak by using it and the 750 Ti, but I wouldn't use it. Any chance of upgrading to a better PSU?


I don't think i have enough money to upgrate for PSU. Just for the graphic card.
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June 23, 2014 1:10:37 AM

If you can only upgrade one, then only upgrade the power supply, unless you want to fry your whole system by buying a new graphics card which is too much for your old psu to handle.

If you were to upgrade both your PSU and GPU, what would your budget be?
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June 23, 2014 3:08:59 AM

clutchc said:
One thing's for sure... that's no "500W" PSU. It may say it is, but with a single +12V rail rated at only 28A and unknown wattage for that rail, it isn't even a good 300W PSU. You might squeak by using it and the 750 Ti, but I wouldn't use it. Any chance of upgrading to a better PSU?


absolutely.

I would attempt to save up for a Corsair CX 500, a CX 430 is even enough.
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June 23, 2014 5:55:57 AM

CGurrell said:
If you can only upgrade one, then only upgrade the power supply, unless you want to fry your whole system by buying a new graphics card which is too much for your old psu to handle.

If you were to upgrade both your PSU and GPU, what would your budget be?


I might have 150 - 200 Euro
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June 23, 2014 6:02:55 AM

Erionushi said:
CGurrell said:
If you can only upgrade one, then only upgrade the power supply, unless you want to fry your whole system by buying a new graphics card which is too much for your old psu to handle.

If you were to upgrade both your PSU and GPU, what would your budget be?


I might have 150 - 200 Euro


ok and which country are you in?
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June 23, 2014 12:28:49 PM

CGurrell said:
Erionushi said:
CGurrell said:
If you can only upgrade one, then only upgrade the power supply, unless you want to fry your whole system by buying a new graphics card which is too much for your old psu to handle.

If you were to upgrade both your PSU and GPU, what would your budget be?


I might have 150 - 200 Euro


ok and which country are you in?


I live in Albania, in Balkan (Europe). We don't have good salary here and saving is hard.This is the money i saved and i thought this graphic card would fit my pc, but i wanted to make sure.
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June 23, 2014 12:39:14 PM

CGurrell said:
If you can only upgrade one, then only upgrade the power supply, unless you want to fry your whole system by buying a new graphics card which is too much for your old psu to handle.

If you were to upgrade both your PSU and GPU, what would your budget be?


If i don't upgrade my PSU, can you suggest me another graphic card with low specs that my pc can support? Price lower than 150 $
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