External psu ???

i want to buy gtx 560 ti but i read it need more power supply than that i have . can i attach an external psu with this pc
my computer specs
Processor : Intel Core 2 Duo E4400
motherboard : GIGABYTE G41M-COMBO
Hard Disks :ST3160215AS ATA DEVICE
WDC WD5000AAKX-0014 CA0 ATA DEVICE
PCI-SLOTS: PCI-E x 16(I don't know whether it is PCI-E 2.0 or not! plz tell me that also)
RAM: DDR3 4GB but it show 3.75 gb
iball cabinet model no* JSW-252

please tell me if i can use external psu that is Corsair CMPSU-500CXV2UK 500 Watts PSU what i am planning to buy with this cabinet and if i have pci-e 2.0 or not beacause if i don't have then i won't be buying gtx 560 ti :D please help me!!!!
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  1. the G41 combo is 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 1.1 .. the cpu will botlleneck with 560ti , also vga pcie 2.0 will work at ver 1.1 but loss performace same as bottleneck
  2. henydiah said:
    the G41 combo is 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 1.1 .. the cpu will botlleneck with 560ti , also vga pcie 2.0 will work at ver 1.1 but loss performace same as bottleneck

    so you mean even if i attach gtx 560 yi it won't be able to give it's maximum perfromance and what about adding a psu? plz also tell me that
  3. yes it will bottleneck just to overclock CPU Speed ​​will be able to offset the speed GPU and giving a good PSU does not mean increase performance but to maintain health, durability hardware, but keep in mind this need not excessive
  4. thanks for help . i think then i have to stick to my xbox only
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