Upgrade new graphics card with old MB help

Hi, guy i got a old sony vaio desktop, i was wondering if i can put EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 card in. i dont know what kind of motherboard it came with, but the model of the desktop is VGC-RB34G

so my system is intel pentium 4 3.20GHz
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=D945GTPLKR-OEM&cat=MBB idk if this is the motherboard i have i googled the model and found this

and will http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.868257&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=4176827&SID=r4kun6z1xpzl combo work/be ok if i install it?
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  1. Download CPU-Z from- http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html and tell us what Motherboard your desktop came with.Also,what PSU do you have? :)
  2. the Manufacturer are intel corporation and Model is D915GAG oh and i do plan on buying a new psu so that not a problem
  3. You have one PCI-E x16 slot and a 305w power supply.Right?
  4. yes
  5. What is your budget for the PSU and GPU?
  6. i already picked out the the psu and gpu http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.868257, just want to know if it will work with my old motherboard
  7. Read this first.
    It says that-PCIe 2.0 motherboard slots are fully backward compatible with PCIe v1.x cards. PCIe 2.0 cards are also generally backward compatible with PCIe 1.x motherboards, using the available bandwidth of PCI Express 1.1. Overall, graphic cards or motherboards designed for v2.0 will work with the other being v1.1 or v1.0a.
    If it helps,I am running an HD 6850 PCI-E v2.1(on the box) on an MSI MS 7525 without any problems.However,my processor(Core2Duo E7400) does bottleneck my card. :)
    Also,that PSU is a good one.
  8. thx for the quick reply
  9. I advise you to keep this thread open for some time. :)Other members may advise you to change your processor as well.I don't know much about bottlenecking,but my GPU does get bottlenecked by my processor.I only said what I myself have done ie I was also going for an EVGA GTX 550 ti but instead,went for a Sapphire HD 6850.:)Keep this thread open for some time. :)
  10. ok thanks for the advise
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