Need help compatability check for xmas pressie !! Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: December 19, 2010 10:15 AM in Graphics & Displays Share sherrence December 18, 2010 2:18:18 PM Im purchasing the evga 1gb geforce gts 450 gddr5 and so need to know if it would work + is it gud to work with these specs : MOBO: Packard bell BV Cuba-MS 7301 CPU: Intel Core 2 duo @ 1,86 ghz each RAM: 1.5 Gb now upgrade to max 2 gb im also purchasing corsair it thermal cooled 500 watt power supply to power it ? please need quick feedback as nedd to order in time for xmas !! (ordering from preferably scan.co.uk or aria.co.uk) More about : compatability check xmas pressie Tamz_msc a b U Graphics card December 18, 2010 2:31:03 PM It should work.Is the PSU actually from Corsair? shadow187 a c 130 U Graphics card December 18, 2010 2:33:57 PM For about 10 more £ you can get this, which performs better. Either card will be fine, however. Related resources 1st build, £1000-ish budget, help ! - Forum Help Please Start Stop Continuosly on two builds for xmas - Forum Graphic cards - Forum Geforce 6800GT upgrade to Radeon X1950XT (agp bus) - Forum Looking to buy my dad a vid card for xmas need help - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Tamz_msc a b U Graphics card December 18, 2010 2:34:51 PM But the GTS 450 is a much better overclocker. shadow187 a c 130 U Graphics card December 18, 2010 2:37:58 PM Actually they both overclock decently and for two you can't assume everyone is overclocking. sherrence December 18, 2010 2:42:45 PM sorry it was colours it sherrence December 18, 2010 2:43:53 PM Plus the most games il be playin would be rts so C&C Company Of Heroes Age Of Empires Etc. so will make a diff? shadow187 a c 130 U Graphics card December 18, 2010 3:19:27 PM No, both cards will do fine. The one I linked is better but costs a little more. Both will run off of a 500W powersupply, but make sure that it has a 6pin PCI-E connector. Tamz_msc a b U Graphics card December 19, 2010 10:15:34 AM I dont know how stable 5770s are when overclocked, but I do know that the GTS 450 overclocks easily and is stable and you can notice the difference after overclocking as well. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources $800 Dollars Budget, Need Help Please, Xmas Coming! Forum My thoughts on Half Life 2 Forum 7990 for XMAS .... Forum GPS Forum Need Upgrade Advice With X-Mas $$$ Forum Building my own system for XMAS ! First timer, got some questions! Forum 1600$ budget gaming computer for xmas gift Forum Need help to check compatability Forum Help me to pick up a New Card for Xmas Forum X-Mas PC Build for my brother - Any Advice? Forum Compatability Check Need Help Forum Confirmed Build - Take a look Forum 1Gb vs 2Gb graphics Forum Compatability issue with Asus IPIBL-LB motherboard Forum Flickering screen HD 4870 CrossfireX! Please help! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !