Mother board and graphics card compatability

I have a gateway DX4870-UB17 and the mother board is an acer ipimb-ar mother board and wanna know if this card will work in it http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA4GH3396553&cm_re=gtx_660-_-9SIA4GH3396553-_-Product I have a 600watt power supply also.
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  1. That will be fine. Unless you've installed a PCI-e card since getting the computer, or special ordered one when you bought it, there will be a free PCI-e x 16 slot. You can insert the card.

    As far as power, 600 watts will be enough. You just need to make sure there are two 6-pin power plugs coming from the power supply. That's what the card requires in order to be plugged in. You might also have 8-pin connectors in the form of 6+2 pin connectors. Those look like a normal 6-pin with a small two-pin connector that you can either leave unused or use for an 8-pin connection. Either way, you'll need two of either.

    If you have those things, you'll be able to run the card.

    Enjoy!
  2. Eggz said:
    That will be fine. Unless you've installed a PCI-e card since getting the computer, or special ordered one when you bought it, there will be a free PCI-e x 16 slot. You can insert the card.

    As far as power, 600 watts will be enough. You just need to make sure there are two 6-pin power plugs coming from the power supply. That's what the card requires in order to be plugged in. You might also have 8-pin connectors in the form of 6+2 pin connectors. Those look like a normal 6-pin with a small two-pin connector that you can either leave unused or use for an 8-pin connection. Either way, you'll need two of either.

    If you have those things, you'll be able to run the card.

    Enjoy!


    I used to have a graphics card in it but it burned out will I still be good?
  3. If the graphics card burned out, it will work with a new one unless the "burn out" also damaged the motherboard as well. Just test it.
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