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Is a Gtx 560ti or GTX 295 compatable with my dated pc?

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October 8, 2011 4:05:41 PM

Hello,
i have Packard Bell iMedia 2142, which has a iga 775 motherboard (has been upgraded with 4gb of ram, 2.66ghz quad core prosscer and windows 7 ulitmate 64 bit and a 9500gt) i would like to know if either the GTX 560ti or GTX 295 will work with my system (btw i already know i need a 16x PCI-e thngy but not sure about power supplies and other ***) oh and i want it for gaming
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October 8, 2011 4:30:35 PM

The answer for now is no. The reason is the psu and a sub 3ghz quad is going to struggle any way but not terribly. Upgrade the psu and then you can upgrade your card. You can get a gtx 295 on the cheap but they don't support dx11 and they have their own issues.

$100-150 usd for the GTX295 (eBay)
$200-260 usd for the gtx 560ti (Retail newegg ect)
October 28, 2011 9:19:32 AM

Thanks :D 
A couple of things:
would size be an issue? (sorry im new to all this)
And can you reccomend a new PCU ( make sure the PCU and the GPU dosent cost more than £250)
and thanks again!
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a b U Graphics card
October 28, 2011 9:26:40 AM

The GTX295 doesn't support DX11 is hot, bulky and a power guzzler! But i dont know why.... i love the card. Its still very good for games.

How much is the Q9550 in pounds now?
October 28, 2011 10:31:16 AM

Bout £200, would the GTX 295 be able to play bf 3?
a b U Graphics card
October 28, 2011 10:52:18 AM

If the Q9550 is 200 pounds then i think it would be very hard to settle for a new PSU for 50 pounds. I think you would have to get a lower quad.
October 28, 2011 11:28:58 AM

sorry im confused i didnt mean to ask about a new prosscer i meant to ask about a power supply and graphics adapter :/  probs my bad
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