New gpu on a old Motherboard Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs Motherboards Graphics Last response: May 22, 2012 2:38 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Socksx May 22, 2012 1:51:33 PM Hello, My old Nvidia 8800 gtx is pretty much dead and doesn't respond in games anymore propperly so it crashes every 2 minutes resulting in an error and blackscreens.Therefor i decided to get a new GPU so i can continue playing diablo 3. The problem is I can only afford a new gpu atm.I have an old motherboard http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=... and was wondering if i can fit a http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004R7MTPQ/ref=s9_si... on it without any problems.I know it will probbably bottleneck it but I can't afford a new motherboard etc atm.just that gpu. Can anyone tell me if it's a good idea to order it? Or perhaps a cheaper one thats better? Help please,thanks! More about : gpu motherboard Socksx May 22, 2012 1:57:49 PM Oh and here is the rest of my system specs: Amd 6000+ dual core cpu 8800 nvidia gtx 4gb ddr2 ram 600w psu win7 64 bit ultimate Abyssalx May 22, 2012 2:28:45 PM It should work, but make sure your PSU has 2x 6pin GPU connectors. That CPU will likely bottleneck the GPU also, though I don't know how much. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer refillable a c 175 U Graphics card a b V Motherboard May 22, 2012 2:38:50 PM If that PSU is decent yes it is fine. But I recommend you to not waste the money on the 6870 because it will just be bottlenecked. I rather recommend you something like 6770. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedpossible motherboard issue, no video signal with old/new/integrated GPU after sstem self shut down, need help! Forum Old Motherboard New GPU (Litecoin Mining Rig) Forum Can I use my old gpu in a new motherboard? Forum New GPU, old motherboard, will it work? Forum SolvedNew Motherboard install with Old Windows 7? Forum SolvedNew Hard Drive with Old Motherboard. Doesn't Recognize. Forum SolvedCan someone recommend a CPU and GPU for this old LGA775 motherboard? Forum SolvedBlue Screens: Old HDD, New Motherboard Forum SolvedCan I use my old ram on my new motherboard? Forum SolvedNew GPU for OLD MoBo Forum SolvedUpgrading 4 year old PC. Where should I begin? CPU, GPU, Motherboard, RAM? Forum SolvedWhat GPU and motherboard should i get to go with an Intel i4670K to update old rig? Forum SolvedInstalling new CPU and Motherboard with new SSD but wanting to keep old HDD files Forum SolvedWill my old CRT monitor work with a brand new motherboard Forum SolvedIs my new GPU R9 270x bottlenecked by my old CPU / RAM? Forum Solvedi have an old system and want to revive it with a new gpu, will i have bottleneck issues? Forum SolvedNew pc with my old gpu ? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my 2 year-old budget gaming PC? (Potentially motherboard, GPU, monitor, CPU) Forum SolvedWhy are new GPU's slower than old ones? Forum SolvedWhat's the difference between an old GPU with a cheap new one? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !