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Old 04-16-2009, 02:19 PM   #21 (permalink)
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oh the metal thing to pop it out? i have like 3 in the back
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But 2 need to be in a row.. One infront of the pci-e slot, and the one below, with the pci plug empty.
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Not sure what you're talking about, so i'll just post pic of the back of my desktop :P







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That's good to go.

Now one of the inside.
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I know it's super dusty, i actually cleaned my inside of the comp after taking pics haha.











Any good? or do you need a different angle?

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Yes i know it looks like i can't fit the GTS250, but theres still an extra 3 inches (my 8600GT is 6") and i can move my hard drive up the slots. so it should fit
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The 40nm 4770 will be released on the 5th of May IIRC....if you can wait I'd say it's a perfect GPU for your setup.

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The Radeon HD4770? how much would it be? How big would it be if it would fit? And it only consumes 80w?
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It's on a $99 pricepoint, it should not be very big at all...and if I'm not mistaken I'm pretty sure it doesn't even need an external power connector.
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Wow! That's great! and cheap! well in that case, does anyone know if this processor will work with my current mobo?

Newegg.com - AMD Athlon 64 X2 7750 Kuma 2.7GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache 2MB L3 Cache Socket AM2+ 95W Dual-Core black edition Processor - Processors - Desktops

Also if it can't and i need a new motherboard, what kind should i go for?
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Your motherboard has a AMD 740G chipset which should handle "Phenom / Athlon 64 X2 / Athlon 64 / Sempron". You should be good as it is a Athlon X2.
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