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Hey all

I'm building my first PC, and have done extensive research (or at least what extensive is for me) I've come across a MSI 870A-G54 motherboard and this may sound like a noob question but was wondering if the NVIDIA GTX 560 TI would be compatible with it.

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for sure, all motherboards nowadays use PCI-e 2.1 interface and is the standard for all graphics cards too.
    
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Yes, you can run a single GTX560TI but you can't run two in sli because the board does't support sli, but you can run two ati cards in crossfire.
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yes it is compatible. however, if you ever want to sli (run two graphics cards together), this board will only do crossfire.

here is another thread related to that board

from what i have read, it looks like a decent board. i wouldn't try overclocking too high with it because the mosfets don't have a heatsink.

msi builds quality products, imho.

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it will take any x16 pci-e gpu

but more important do not put in a cpu over 95w
msi uses cheap mosfets/vrms and can burst into flames under load with higher wattage cpu's

the oc switches are a horrible idea, leave them at stock dont oc it with a 95w cpu
Edited by ffejrxx - 5/20/11 at 9:02pm
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Thanks for the help guys!
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