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Will my computer fit this graphics card?

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January 9, 2012 12:05:25 AM

Hey, I was wondering if my computer would be able to hold this NVIDIA graphics card:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BFG-GeForce-GTX-285-1GB-GDDR3-P...


Here are some images of the inside of my desktop, I honestly don't know what to look for:









Also, how would I be able to tell if my computer can hold a dual slot graphics card (such as the one I listed)? Thank you so much for your time!
January 9, 2012 12:07:50 AM

Sorry, you can't see those pictures. Here they are:

http://s1187.photobucket.com/albums/z387/ryankw777/?act...!oZZ4QQcurrentZZhttp%3A%2F%2Fs1187.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fz387%2Fryankw777%2F%3Faction%3Dview%26current%3D20120108_194018.jpg

http://s1187.photobucket.com/albums/z387/ryankw777/?act...!oZZ3QQcurrentZZhttp%3A%2F%2Fs1187.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fz387%2Fryankw777%2F%3Faction%3Dview%26current%3D20120108_194035.jpg

http://s1187.photobucket.com/albums/z387/ryankw777/?act...!oZZ2QQcurrentZZhttp%3A%2F%2Fs1187.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fz387%2Fryankw777%2F%3Faction%3Dview%26current%3D20120108_194122.jpg

http://s1187.photobucket.com/albums/z387/ryankw777/?act...!oZZ1QQcurrentZZhttp%3A%2F%2Fs1187.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fz387%2Fryankw777%2F%3Faction%3Dview%26current%3D20120108_194152.jpg
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January 9, 2012 12:08:46 AM

Yes, however get a better card that supports more current things such as a gtx 550ti or radeon 6850.
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January 9, 2012 12:10:46 AM

Alright, thanks! How were you able to tell that it could fit the graphics card though? I was just curious, for future reference.
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January 9, 2012 12:17:50 AM

PCIe slots can fit GPUs.
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January 9, 2012 12:54:57 AM

ryankw311 said:
Alright, thanks! How were you able to tell that it could fit the graphics card though? I was just curious, for future reference.

285 is not that long of a card, and your case looks pretty large.
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January 9, 2012 12:56:51 AM

avoid a gtx 550 like the plague

google gtx 550 plague

get a 460 instead

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January 9, 2012 1:25:29 AM

fuggles said:
avoid a gtx 550 like the plague

google gtx 550 plague

get a 460 instead

460 is out of op budget :p 
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January 9, 2012 1:27:50 AM

okay
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January 9, 2012 1:34:49 AM

Haha, what's so bad about the 550ti? The only reason I'm getting the GTX 285 by the way is because someone I know is selling it along with a power supply for a great price. My computer can only support 300W at the moment, but once I get the new power supply then I don't think power will be an issue..(it can support 850W).
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