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GTX 660 Ti in Gateway FX6800-01e

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December 26, 2012 7:28:44 PM

I hope Im posting this in the right place , I have been racking my head about this before i advise a friend locally about their new video card for their older but still nice Gateway machine... the specs I7-920 socket 1366 9GB ram (I thinking they are running at 1066 and far as i can tell the pci E slots are PCI-E 2.0 .... the problem is as I am concerned that the GTX660 Ti has a PCI-E 3.0 architecture ,, the compatibility with a 2.0 slot, I want to make sure their slot supports 3.0 as its different than 2.0 I cant find a bios update for it that addresses this so ,, if anyone knows big help.

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a b U Graphics card
December 26, 2012 8:12:27 PM

PCIe will work fine, it's backward compatible. BIOS will not be able to upgrade your version, that's built in. Specs say you have a 500w power supply so it probably will do. But sometimes those OEM power supplies are flaky. Send us the info on the side of the power supply.
December 26, 2012 10:12:32 PM

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December 26, 2012 10:12:47 PM

the PSU is a corsair HX600watt now since the oem went bad its already replaced so ,,, cool ,,just making sure before i advise them to buy something that wont work ,,, thanks
a b U Graphics card
December 26, 2012 10:15:10 PM

Good PSU, you should be fine. Thanks for the thumbs up....