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Old 03-24-2008, 10:55 AM   #41
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Wait a second...for that $90 for the external PSU, you could get a great internal PSU that would be way better...
Even just something like this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153028
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Wait a second...for that $90 for the external PSU, you could get a great internal PSU that would be way better...
Even just something like this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153028
But then I would have a problem with fitting it in the case. Right?
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Yes, you will. But don't buy that graphics card, it is the old G80 8800GTS. There are newer, cheaper, better performing cards available, like this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127333 or this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814145149 or this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125086
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Wait a second...for that $90 for the external PSU, you could get a great internal PSU that would be way better...
Even just something like this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153028
It's not external, it fits into a 5.25" bay.
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Would it make a difference if its PCI-Express 2.0 x16 than PCI-Express x16???
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:27 AM   #46
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The graphics card? Only new graphics cards support use a PCI-E 2.0 interface, it will still be compatible with a 1.1 slot.
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Ok, so if I am understanding you correctly, even though my computer says the PCI slot is an x16, I can still use the PCI-E 2.0 x16 card?
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Oh so the case is a different form factor? Then how do you know the graphics card will fit?
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Ok, so if I am understanding you correctly, even though my computer says the PCI slot is an x16, I can still use the PCI-E 2.0 x16 card?
Yes. And if you have an ATX motherboard, then you can find almost every card perhaps excluding the 3870X2 and 9800GX2.
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