Upgrading from geforce 8400gs to gtx 550 Tags: Nvidia Gtx Geforce Graphics Last response: April 29, 2012 7:27 AM in Graphics & Displays Share born2blade August 7, 2011 10:00:19 AM My current pc build: Pentium(R)Dual core E5300@2.6GHZ OC 3.0ghz 300W powersupply 4gb OCZ DDR2 ram geforce 8400gs motherboard:msi G31TM-P35 Will my current cpu bottleneck gtx 550? More about : upgrading geforce 8400gs gtx 550 dagasaitim August 7, 2011 10:24:31 AM i suggest go for GTX 460 or GTS 450 born2blade August 7, 2011 10:28:13 AM GTX 550 is $20 more expensive than gtx 450 in my country.Btw my resolution is 1280x1024,is gtx 550 overkill? Related resources Upgrading a NVIDIA 8400GS to a GTX 650 Ti? - Forum Upgrade GeForce 8400GS Budget 400$ - Forum Is nvidia geforce 8400GS EXCELLENT FOR PLAYING GAMES LIKE crysis 2 - Forum Upgrading from GeForce GTX 550 Ti, 270$ budget. - Forum GeForce 8400GS PCI - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer xhackell April 29, 2012 6:58:56 AM born2blade said:My current pc build: Pentium(R)Dual core E5300@2.6GHZ OC 3.0ghz 300W powersupply 4gb OCZ DDR2 ram geforce 8400gs motherboard:msi G31TM-P35 Will my current cpu bottleneck gtx 550? might wanna change ur psu(ignore tis if you upgrade [you shld haf] ) Deemo13 a b Î Nvidia April 29, 2012 7:27:33 AM I would agree with xHackell in that you would need a new PSU to get a card like that. I would recommend the Radeon 6770 over the GTX550Ti, and I would pick the GTX460 over the Radeon 6770. Either way, none of these cards will be able to run on a 300W PSU of any type. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUpgrading from an 8400GS , on a tight budget ForumUpgrading from an 8400gs for under $150 ForumUsing a 8400gs as a dedicated Physx card??? ForumGTX 460, 560 SE, or 550 Ti ForumAnother Geforce GTX 550 ti or upgrade? ForumWould a Geforce GTX 550 Ti be a good upgrade? ForumOpinion Needed on Geforce GTX 550 ti vs. a GTX 670. ForumAbout NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti ForumUpgrading geforce 8400gs , newbie ForumAsus gtx560ti directcuII-broken Forum[Solved] Need Help Upgrading Graphics Card Forum8400gs drivers cause blank screen after boot! Forum7900 gtx vs 8400GS ddr3 1gb ForumUpgrading my 8800 gt to hd 6950 on my cuurent pc ForumZotac GTX 550 Ti AMP Edition 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 !