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January 15, 2013 9:04:41 PM

Hey guys i have an asus essentio desktop pc and i just wanted to know if i could upgrade the power supply to 500w and put a radeon 7770 in it. If you could find these parts for me to that would be great. The motherboard on the computer is the intel h61. Anyways can i upgrade it? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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January 15, 2013 9:27:56 PM

yes you can :)  btw with 550W, you can even get 7850 if you want
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January 15, 2013 9:31:07 PM

thank so to be clear a 7770 will fit in the pcei 16 slot? and can you suggest a good but fairly cheap psu? preferably on newegg.
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January 15, 2013 9:39:03 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB Video Card ($106.97 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $166.96
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-15 18:38 EST-0500)

that psu is now on sale, you can get 650W with only 500w price
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January 15, 2013 9:52:04 PM

So this motherboard does have a 3.0 pcei 16 slot that will allow the 7770 to fit correct?
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January 15, 2013 10:00:03 PM

yes :) 
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