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January 11, 2013 11:00:50 PM

hi
im going to but a msi 660 ti pe and i have an intel i5 760 no oc should i upgrade to a newer processor or mine is enough ?

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a b U Graphics card
January 11, 2013 11:05:48 PM

more than enough for that gpu
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January 11, 2013 11:15:26 PM

and is 230 wats enough for them both
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January 11, 2013 11:16:51 PM

You may have a slight bottlneck but it's virtually nothing. I have the i7 930 and I OC'ed it for my gtx 680. If you don't want that then learn how to overclock your CPU.
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a b U Graphics card
January 11, 2013 11:18:31 PM

yea whats ur psu
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January 11, 2013 11:20:44 PM

from what i can read it says eco tec atx-real230wats
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a b U Graphics card
January 11, 2013 11:24:37 PM

u will need to upgrade ur psu to 600w because ur will stuggle for power
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January 11, 2013 11:26:33 PM

so i absolutely cant because upgrading my psu will result in a total dissemblance of the pc which is something im trying to avoid
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a b U Graphics card
January 11, 2013 11:29:01 PM

well im just saying ur will stuggle for power and u will need to upgrade ur psu to give power to all ur parts
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January 11, 2013 11:29:44 PM

ok thanks
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a b U Graphics card
January 11, 2013 11:31:40 PM

no worries
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January 11, 2013 11:36:42 PM

but i have a gt 9500 that is running with the i5 on the 230 wats is it bad
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a b U Graphics card
January 11, 2013 11:42:12 PM

you should be fine that gt 9500but if u want to upgrade to a gtx 660ti u will have to upgrade ur psu
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a b U Graphics card
January 12, 2013 1:04:21 AM

the best card you can support with that PSU is an HD 7750, which is only one-third as powerful as the GTX 660ti
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January 19, 2013 5:34:48 PM

Best answer selected by malikron7.
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