Upgrading store bought pc

I plan on buying a new power supply and GPU for a computer i bought at a store a few months ago. It has a core i5 3230 processor, 16gb of ram.

I plan on buying this GPU; http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130826

And this Power supply; http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139028

What i want to know, and if somebody could explain this i would be very greatful!

I want to make sure everything will work with the computer, its a full size case so nothing is worrysome there, except for the fact that the PSU is mounted at the top - Could i do the same for http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139028

And is that the best options for the price? I like the fact that this GPU is already overclocked, because i don't know what/how to do that on my own.


Thanks
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  1. all of them will work perfectly :)
    you have good PSU and good gfx choice. maybe people will suggest you to go to AMD. but your choice is already fine :)
  2. AMD Radeon said:
    all of them will work perfectly :)
    you have good PSU and good gfx choice. maybe people will suggest you to go to AMD. but your choice is already fine :)


    Alright thanks for the response! :)
  3. Which exact computer do you have? Just to make sure it will fit the case, etc.
  4. twelve25 said:
    Which exact computer do you have? Just to make sure it will fit the case, etc.


    Its this, but i got it for a steal with 2TB hd, 16gb ram, i5 processor, then they decided to downgrade it because it was such a good deal!

    But it seems pretty standard for the tower size. I can open it up if youd like to know, ill probably do that anyways


    I wanna be able to buy the stuff, install it without any problems and i hope it works^^
  5. Am I missing a link? Still not sure what it is going into.

    I guess just make sure your case is standard size and has a full height PCIe slot and enough room for the length of the card.

    If you have room for any extra fans, I'd install them.
  6. twelve25 said:
    Am I missing a link? Still not sure what it is going into.

    I guess just make sure your case is standard size and has a full height PCIe slot and enough room for the length of the card.

    If you have room for any extra fans, I'd install them.



    Oh im so sorry ! I forgot the link, stupid me. :P

    http://www.walmart.com/ip/ZT-Black-Affinity-730-Desktop-PC-with-Intel-Core-i3-3220-Processor-12GB-Memory-1TB-Hard-Drive-and-Windows-8-Operating-System-Monitor-Not-Included/21886407
  7. Yeah, looks like that should work with what you want to buy. It looks like there is a fan hole on the side of the case. If that doesn't already have a fan, put one there to keep your new graphics card cool.
  8. Here's another PSU with enough power at a lower price ($40 after promo code and rebate)

    XFX Core Edition PRO550W
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207013
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