A new computer upgrader in need of help! - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-07-2012, 04:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 1
Question A new computer upgrader in need of help!

So here's what I need help with. I have a HP Pavilion P6000 Series (Model p6710t) and I'm looking to upgrade my graphics card. I've done my research and am sure I can upgrade it on my own, I've also taken a look inside my computers innards to see what it looks like/what I need to do. I currently have a GeForce GTX 370 and I'm looking to upgrade it to a 570. So here's my question: Looking at the pictures of the 570 it looks like it's a lot bulkier. In my system I currently have a little tiny 370. Next to my 370 I have another card that needs to stay in for my system to display stuff on my monitor. Now I don't know if the 570 will fit/if there is a way to have my monitor display without that small card next to the graphics card. The card (570) is 10.5" x 4.38" and my current card (370) is (Or looks) a lot smaller than that, but when I google search images for it (370) it comes up with pictures of the 370, but bulky like the 570. Is there a way to remove the Bulky part? And how many slots does the 570 take up (Talking about the slots that connect it to the back of the computer, there are 4 on mine one not in use it seems).

Please help and thanks in advance!
Butterfly123 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
First time upgrader NooB999 System Upgrades 5 01-15-2012 12:53 PM
COMPUTER NOOB! HARDRIVE RESET/WIPE, COMPUTER CLEANING Hobag420 Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 7 12-12-2011 08:01 PM
Really crazy computer problem - computer thinks I have no Network or Graphics Cards Renih Microsoft Windows and Software 5 12-27-2006 12:59 PM
replacing 133 Computer Mem in a 1000mhz Athon computer muckmail Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 7 01-22-2005 06:40 PM
Future Intel User Or Upgrader Bulletin Megadeth2 Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 0 12-29-2004 01:44 PM

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:16 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.