Upgrading GPU. Need advice please. Tags: Prebuilt GPUs AMD Systems Last response: December 14, 2012 4:36 AM in Systems Share icecube9 December 14, 2012 2:36:23 AM Hi guys. I need an advice on GPU upgrade. This is mu current spec: PSU: OCZ 700W Game X Stream Mobo: MSI K9A2 CF-F AM2 AMD 790X ATX AMD GPU: HD4870 RAM: 800-4GB kit HyperX Would upgrading the GPU to 7870 work for my system? Thank you in advance. More about : upgrading gpu advice | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to icecube9 Register or log in to remove JKatwyopc December 14, 2012 2:50:24 AM Yes, it will work. The PCIe slots on your motherboard are PCIe 2.0 which is 100% compatible with the PCIe 3.0 Radeon HD 7870 (at PCIe 2.0 speed of course). | Report abuse Reply to JKatwyopc Deemo13 December 14, 2012 3:09:02 AM What processor are you running? | Report abuse Reply to Deemo13 icecube9 December 14, 2012 3:37:23 AM AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE. | Report abuse Reply to icecube9 Deemo13 December 14, 2012 4:36:38 AM Ah, that will be an awesome upgrade then. | Report abuse Reply to Deemo13 Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Upgrading GPU. Need advice please.> Related ressources: ForumUpgrading GPU , advice needed please ForumUpgrading GPU advice please . ForumUpgrading GPU , Need Advice GTX 570 vs. GTX 670 ForumGPU / RAM Upgrade advice needed please ?? ForumNeed advice on GPU upgrade for Core 2 Quad System ForumNeed some advice on upgrading my computer. Please help! ForumPlease advice , need upgrade. ForumGPU Advice please - need to upgrade ForumNeed advice on upgrading gpu with 300w psu ForumGpu , cpu and motherboard advice needed! ( please ) ForumUpgrading Geforce 8800 GT- Need advice , please . ForumNeed advice on replacing/ upgrading my 4830 please ForumPC Upgrade options, Need some advice please . ForumPC Upgrade options, Need some advice please . ForumNeed some advice on upgrading computer. Please help! ForumUpgrading My GPU ( need help for around $150) ForumUpgrading My Homebuilt. Need Advice . ForumPower Supply good for cheap price ForumLooking for advice or parts to change ForumPossible Upgrading More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !