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Need a good graphics card. I'm clueless

#11Forte_Soldado(Topic Creator)Posted 2/19/2014 2:52:47 PM(edited)
My friend found me this. But what if it doesn't fit into my computer or something.

http://www.amazon.com/GTX770-DC2OC-2GD5-GeForce-256-bit-PCI-Express-OC-selected/dp/B00D3F7CFK/ref=sr_1_18?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1392846114&sr=1-18

He says though that my PSU may not have the wattage to run in. IDK what that means.
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#12CloudZ1116Posted 2/19/2014 2:56:14 PM
PSU = Power Supply Unit. If you bought a prebuilt, it's unlikely you'll have a 500W+ PSU. You could always open up your case and check, it should say on the side.
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#13Ch3wyPosted 2/19/2014 2:57:35 PM
Open your case and look at the PSU. It's a box in the corner that has the plug going into it. It should say the wattage in likely very large numbers.
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#14Forte_Soldado(Topic Creator)Posted 2/19/2014 3:03:42 PM
How much wattage do I need for the 770 compared to the 760?
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#15Ivany2008Posted 2/19/2014 8:41:21 PM
according to geforces website

500 w bare minimum for the 760
600 w bare minimum for the 770

So i'd probably go the extra mile and go with 650 or 700, pending on other things in case
#16PsythikPosted 2/19/2014 8:44:43 PM
I use 600w with my 770 and haven't run into any issues, even when stress testing the entire system at once
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#1732x2zPosted 2/19/2014 9:01:19 PM
The GTX 780 TI doesn't use more than 372 watts when playing crysis 3. Either way, you probably want at minimum a 500W PSU just so you can adequately supply power to the HDD, CPU, Ram, and GPU.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/7492/the-geforce-gtx-780-ti-review/15
#18TimePharaohPosted 2/19/2014 9:24:10 PM
780ti you scrubby pleb.
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