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08-21-2016 08:44 AM
i want to upgrade my Hp pavilion GPU which has the AMD R7 2gb which just isn't powerful enough for me now i am looking to upgrade with MSI AMD R9 380 Gaming Graphics Card (4 GB, PCI-E 3.0, GDDR5, 256 Bit, DVI-I, HDMI) . i am just wondering if i can upgrade it with this and that my mother board would be also able to handle, I already know i will need a better power supply to make it run but will there be anything else i would need to buy to run and not have any problems.
Thanks in Advance for the replies.
08-26-2016 12:15 PM
@ Chappers2016 Thanks for writing to us !
Although the product specification tells me that it's does support a greater capacity graphics card as you mentioned you will require a higher capacity power supply.
If your PC is still under warranty I request you to go through our factory warranty policies by using this link http://hp.care/2boJDLT before making any upgrades on your PC
Let me know if this helps!
I work on behalf of HP
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08-26-2016 06:18 PM
The basic warranty covers the original hardware. Adding a new PSU and GPU does not void the original hardware. You will need a 400W minimum PSU. The webpage on your product is mis-information, as it does state an 180W external brick. According to our sources, it is internal.
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