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Replacing 9800GT with Radeon HD 5770

My 9800GT has overheat problem and, now the 9800GT fried, planning to replacing a new graphic.

but i have a few questions before purchasing a new card.

A)
Is the motherboard XFX MIA78S8209 compatible with Radeon HD 5770?

B)
Will my power supply be enough for the Radeon HD 5770?

C)
Any suggestions for a decent gaming computer case pricing between 30~60 CAD?

D)
What would be the idle temperature for Radeon HD 5770, and it's temp during gaming?


my spec are:
Motherboard: XFX MI-A78S-8209
RAM: 4GB
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+
HHD: Seagate ST3500320AS ATA Device
Power supply: Ultra LSP650 650-Watt Power Supply
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  1. Best answer
    A= Yes
    B= Yes
    C= http://www.compusa.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=5222597&CatId=32
    D= That depends on a lot of factors. I have two 5770 in CF and my temps are usually 35-40C in Windows and jumps to 60-65C in BFBC2 in this same case from C (above).
  2. thanks for the reply :)
  3. Best answer selected by manyinwong.
  4. manyinwong said:
    thanks for the reply :)

    You are very welcome. If you do go with the 5770, download MSI afterburner and set up a custom fan profile to keep it running cool under load:

    http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/download.htm
  5. Best answer selected by manyinwong.
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