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Can I upgrade my video card to this MSI GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER GAMING X TRIO Graphics Card?

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Omen 870-290
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I'd like to know if my operating system is compatible with MSI GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER GAMING X TRIO Graphics Card? I  currently have a desktop OMEN  MODEL #. 870-290

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@Zo2020 , welcome to the forum.


There are two main things to consider when choosing a video card upgrade: 1) the wattage required to run the card properly and 2) the length of the card.  The wattage to run the 2080 is 250W and a power supply unit (PSU) with 650W and 2x8-pin PCIe power connectors.  The length of the card is 12.91" (328 mm).  Here is a HP Knowledge Base article to help you with your determination:


Your motherboard does have UEFI.  So, this is not a problem.  However, I am concerned about the length of the card.  It requires enough space to allow for good airflow.  I have the card in my custom build and it develops a lot of heat.  You will definitely have to upgrade the PSU, also.  The video card slot on the motherboard is PCI Express 3.0 x16:


Here are the specifications of the card from MSI:


Read the article and you will have to decide if the card will work for you.


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