GPU upgrade? Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: January 3, 2011 3:06 PM in Systems Share StegaDan January 3, 2011 1:43:21 AM I just want to know if it would be a good move to replace my HD4350 with a HIS Radeon HD 5770. the rest of my system is: Mobo: MSI G31TM-P21 LGA 775 CPU : Intel Pentium E6700 Wolfdale 3.2GHz ~ soon to be OC'd PSU : Rosewill Stallion Series 500W Mem : 4gigs of OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 I mainly use this system for gaming, but i think my current GPU is holding me way back. I'm not looking for crazy fps, but somewhere around 40+. More about : gpu upgrade sixthseven January 3, 2011 11:14:17 AM I'm afraid your PSU can't handle it. I've read that HD 5770 requires a minimum 450w of power. m 0 l mdd1963 a b B Homebuilt system January 3, 2011 11:49:56 AM The PSU recommendations are for typical complete systems, not merely for the GPU itself; even so, better to have 150 watts to spare than instead hoping your PSU works at 90% of it's rated capacity.... m 0 l Related resources Wanting to upgrade my GPU - Forum Gpu upgrade: MSI 7750 1gb ddr5 oc v2 or MSI gtx 650 1gb ddr5 oc v1 - Forum Looking to slightly upgrade my GPU - Forum CPU or GPU upgrade - Forum Help with laptop GPU upgrade, please. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sixthseven January 3, 2011 12:00:57 PM mdd1963 said:The PSU recommendations are for typical complete systems, not merely for the GPU itself; even so, better to have 150 watts to spare than instead hoping your PSU works at 90% of it's rated capacity.... LOL..sure. Thnx for completing m 0 l StegaDan January 3, 2011 3:06:40 PM ok so how about this PSU: Rosewill Green Series RG630-S12 630W Continuous @40°C,80 PLUS Certified, and a GeForce GTS 450 (Fermi) ? does that sound better? or still go with the 5770? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedsome questions about my pc, Bottlenecks, GPU, CPU, Upgrade Set, Heat Sink, Overclocking, Underclocking Forum SolvedYour recommendation - best GPU upgrade Forum SolvedPossible to upgrade Integrated Graphics to better/new GPU? Forum SolvedI want to upgrade my gpu Forum SolvedIf you had 500$ to upgrade either the GPU or CPU.... Forum SolvedSo I want to upgrade my GPU. Forum SolvedR9 270 GPU upgrade Forum Solvedlooking for a gpu upgrade Forum SolvedCan I upgrade the GPU in this Pre-Built PC Forum SolvedGPU upgrade idea Forum SolvedCan i upgrade my gpu Forum SolvedPSU/GPU Upgrade for this Pre-built PC Forum SolvedUpgrade my GPU or CPU? Forum SolvedGPU Upgrade Question Forum Solvedif i wanted to upgrade my 270x, whats the best gpu my pc can support? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !