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01-03-2012 05:47 PM
Hi, im looking to upgrade my graphics card and im not too sure about all the technical stuff. the curretn graphics card im looking at is:http://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-DL-DVI-I-SL-DVI-D-P
Note:im very new to upgrading my computer and im not too sure what all the techinichal terms mean,so bear with me
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01-03-2012 05:56 PM
The Radeon 6950 is almost 10.5" in length. You might have trouble getting it to fit.
Open up your PC and do some measuring in parallel with the PCI-E x16 slot to see how long of a video card will fit. The slot adjacent to the PCI-E x16 slot needs to be vacant. Look carefully at the motherboard and makes sure that components on the motherboard don't interfere with the installation of the video card. The PCI-E x16 slot is the long back slot in the middle of the motherboard.
You are also going to need a 600 watt power supply such as this Corsair CX600.
01-04-2012 12:25 PM
alright,i measured everything and it seems the card itself witll fit,though im unsure if it will hit with anything on my motherboard.i may go with the shorter graphics card.