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Hd5770 on msi g31 m3 v2

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July 22, 2010 2:22:47 PM

Hello,
i got an hd5770 these days but havent mounted yet.
the problem is my mobo(g31 m3 v2) is supporting pci-e 16x 1.0 vga slot but hd5770 has a pci-e 16x 2.1 vga slot.
i was wondering if it would be a problem. cuz some people say it won't be a problem, some say i'll have a little performance loss, some say they dont run together properly. if everything is allright i'll get it mounted if not ill change my mobo. thanks...

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July 22, 2010 3:58:14 PM

Hello and welcome to the forums
There won't be any notable performance loss(almost zero in resolutions like 1920x1200 and lower), and it should work fine without problems
July 22, 2010 4:42:51 PM

well, thank you so much :) ) so i can mount it and get ready to play? and one more question; will be any bottleneck in my rig:
msi g31 m3 v2
q6700 2.67ghz
3gb 667mhz ddr2 ram
WD 500 SATAII HDD
Win Vista home premium 32bit
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July 22, 2010 4:47:42 PM

Yes you are ready to plug and play :D 
And bottleneck depends on the resolution and the games that you play, but a Q6700 at stock is still enough for games.
July 22, 2010 5:17:06 PM

19" lcd non-hd monitor means 1440*900 max res right? :)  kinda old display but dont think to upgrade it :D 
July 22, 2010 8:04:22 PM

There are few 19" monitors with higher resolutions, but the common resolution is 1440x900.and on that res,you'll be fine with all games
July 22, 2010 8:48:06 PM

thank you very much. i got answers all of my questions...
July 22, 2010 9:19:56 PM

No problem,glad i could help
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