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Hey, I'm fairly sure I already know the answer to this question but will a new GPU work correctly in an OEM machine with a new PSU?

Just making sure because I'm helping this guy out
Edited by JY - 10/14/11 at 7:15am
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post #2 of 14
As long as said oem computer has a pci-e slot and a decent power supply your getting.

then yes it will work mate
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Which os is it running

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Originally Posted by ryanbob1234 View Post
As long as said oem computer has a pci-e slot and a decent power supply your getting.

then yes it will work mate
This.

Should work flawlessly
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post #5 of 14
Depends on the OEM machine, and on the GPU you want to fit. I'd expect that if it has a PCI-e slot, then any GPU without a secondary power connector will be fine. He may want a new PSU if wants a really good GPU.
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Right, ok thanks. Just making sure.

I was trying to convince him to build from scratch rather than buying an alienware but he wasn't comfortable with it but agreed to upgrade his GPU and PSU.

if anyone's interested I chose a gigabyte 560 ti and a antec 630W
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post #7 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by JY View Post
buying an alienware
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post #8 of 14
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Originally Posted by JY View Post
Right, ok thanks. Just making sure.

I was trying to convince him to build from scratch rather than buying an alienware but he wasn't comfortable with it but agreed to upgrade his GPU and PSU.

if anyone's interested I chose a gigabyte 560 ti and a antec 630W
I was able to convince 2 people to go custom by telling them its cheaper + the added benefit of me building it, so more fun!
It's a computer.
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post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by JY View Post
Right, ok thanks. Just making sure.

I was trying to convince him to build from scratch rather than buying an alienware but he wasn't comfortable with it but agreed to upgrade his GPU and PSU.

if anyone's interested I chose a gigabyte 560 ti and a antec 630W
Let me guess it's a £1000 computer with a hmmm 430w jeantech psu

560ti will be sweet
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