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HD 6670 Gddr5

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November 19, 2011 7:36:23 AM

Intel Core i5-2310 2.9GHz Quad-Core Processor
6MB Cache
8GB DDR3 1600MHz Memory
1TB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive
Intel HD Graphics 2000
DVD±R/RW Optical Drive
Integrated 5.1 High Definition Audio
Dell 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN
10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
8-in-1 Media Card Reader
Ports: 8 x USB 2.0 (2 front, 6 back), Headphone, Microphone, RJ-45 (Gigabit Ethernet), VGA, HDMI
Expansion slots: 1 PCI Express x16, 3 PCI Express x1
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I have these things hooked up to my computer at all times:
22' samsung LED widescreens x2 (dual monitor set up)
Wacom Intuos 4 Medium
Logitech m505 universal wireless mouse and keyboard
Wifi Kodak esp office 2170

In spite of all of this I was wondering if my computer could handle the HD 6670 Gddr5 card. Thanks. I'm not much of a heavy gamer but I would like to play games like Batman Arkam City or Lego Batman. I design a lot if it matters. Just worried if my system could take the HD 6700 without causing damage in the long run or short run.

According to this:
http://www.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.asp...
^It can take it, but I just want to make sure.

Is there any other lower recommendation cards that would be on the safer side? Or is the HD 6670 safe?

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November 19, 2011 8:12:24 AM

What is you maximum power supply wattage? Could you find out what is the current (A) in the +12V rail?
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November 19, 2011 8:32:31 AM

Input Voltage 100-127 VAC/200-240VAC
Input Frequency 50/60 Hz
Input current 9A (3A)/4.5A

300 W PSU
Single slot cards are the only option I guess for me.
I was looking into the XFX HD667XZHF3 Radeon HD 6670 Graphic Card - 800 MH, but if the gddr5 and the ddr3 take up the same amount of wattage, then I would rather go with the gddr5.


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November 19, 2011 11:38:30 AM

12 volt max current is 18 amps (216 watts/12 volts).
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November 19, 2011 4:47:06 PM

I'm pretty noob to the whole voltage thing. Any suggestions?
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November 19, 2011 4:59:35 PM

LoL wow what a coincidence!!!!, I just got finished upgrading my dell 530 with an HIS 6670 1gb DDR5 card. I don't know what dell model you had, but mine was pretty old. Inspiron 530 with a g33m motherboard. Q6600. I bought a Antec 430W power supply and a HIS HD 6670 1gb ddr5. Power supply is working like a charm. My windows experience rating has gone up to 5.5 with the new card.

I'm getting skyrim in the mail today, So i guess that will be the ultimate test whether I done everything correctly. Good luck with yours my friend!!!
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November 19, 2011 5:19:04 PM

How can you tell if your desktop is compatible with a psu? I was looking into the Antec Basiq BP500U 500W ATX12V Power Supply
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