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Well, if I don't need an upgrade I can certainly save the money! I was more worried about the 3.4 GHz not being sufficient. Reply With Quote 2012-07-06,10:53 PM #6 2NE1 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads Field Marshal Join Date Aug 2011 Posts 96 Thanks guys. AR = Lifetime Warranty KR = 3 Year Warranty Reply With Quote 2012-07-06,10:29 PM #3 Eroginous View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads I am Murloc! check over here

Last edited by 2NE1; 2012-07-07 at 06:19 PM. Thus I have considered upgrading both CPU and GPU, as 16 GB of RAM is, I believe, the maximum this motherboard can handle anyway. You could get a very nice performance boost with a new GPU, maybe a GTX 970 for a r9 290. Notably, the Tigerdirect AR says it's not overclocked, however thats a mistake.

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Apr 3, 2016 at 3:44 PM #3 Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop Joined: Feb 27, 2006 Messages: 13,963 (3.46/day) Thanks Received: 4,841 System Specs System Name: A dancer in your disco of fire Why such an upgrade ? XFX Core Edition HD7850 - 230$ - 20$MiR Last edited by DarkBlade6; 2012-07-07 at 04:36 AM. How am I 'semi-correct'?

Jump to content arrow_back menu All Content All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search search Existing user? Now, concerning your machine, you need a minimum of 550w to run a 560 ti, and I'd probably go with a 650w PSU or higher. share Link to post Share on other sites the_kys the_kys    Member 55 posts Location: New York, USA Posted April 19, 2015 · Original PosterOP That didn't really give any other Dell Xps 8300 Power Supply Problem pktechspot 31,298 views 5:25 gtx 1070 inside dell xps 8700 - Duration: 6:17.

Dont get me wrong they are still very good and can deliver some really decent FPS in any modern game. Jay Rule 2,630 views 3:22 Gaming PC Dell Xps 8700 Evga Gtx 960/970/980/980Ti/Titan X/1060/1070/1080 RX 480 Bios Upgrade to A10 - Duration: 3:37. thanksClick to expand... You won't be able to vote or comment. 234UK£[Build Help] Upgrading my old Dell XPS 8300. (self.buildapc)submitted 1 year ago * by IncensioHey r/buildapc, my girlfriend and I tend to spend our free time playing games

However you will need a new PSU, might need a new case, and your CAD work would get a nice boost with a new motherboard/CPU. Dell Xps 8300 Power Supply Dimensions share Link to post Share on other sites WoodenMarker WoodenMarker    Moderator 43,060 posts Playground Accessory Location: San Francisco, CA Posted April 19, 2015 How do I know my GPU will McHughPhotography 4,838 views 3:30 Loading more suggestions... Intel core i7 2600 3.40GHz 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 665MHz Dell Inc. 0Y2MRG Mobo AMD Radeon HD 5770 1TB Seagate SATA HDD Don't know what all this means but I copy/pasted

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When it comes to video cards, you have the main manufacturer (Nvidia/Ati) who make what's called a reference card. Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Microsoft Sign in with Google Sign in with Steam Sign Up Community Dell Xps 8300 Cpu Loading... Dell Xps 8300 Upgrade Power Supply T o save even more money you could downgrade to a i5 overclock, and get 8gb RAM, that about £700-800 permalinkembedsavegive goldaboutblogaboutsource codeadvertisecareershelpsite rulesFAQwikireddiquettemod guidelinescontact usapps & toolsReddit for iPhoneReddit for

Am I missing something? check my blog TechSource 332,198 views 5:19 (HOW TO FIX) Upgrade Desktop Graphics Card in Dell XPS 8700 Black Screen Troubleshooting - Duration: 2:54. Unfortunately I wasnt able to identify the exact parts that are used in it, but what I could find out was: Intel Core i7 2600 Sandy Bridge CPU 0Y2MRG Vostro 460 Overall. Dell Xps 8300 Power Supply Wattage

An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. So , either new GPU and CPU or just nothing I would wait till summer for the new NVidia Pascal and AMD Polaris video cards . I stand corrected. http://fixmyacer.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-8300-and-msi-geforce-gtx-1060-6gt.html The psu comes with 2x6pins.These 2? http://i.imgur.com/Tc9cnIe.jpg share Link to post Share on other sites WoodenMarker WoodenMarker    Moderator 43,060 posts Playground Accessory Location: San Francisco, CA Posted April 19, 2015 These

Is it still compatible with 2.0? Dell Xps 8300 Remove Power Supply Most common are the ones that go your motherboard and sometimes one or two SATA powers. But heres my suggestion, get a 7850, its the new generation of video card, they run cooler, need less power, cost less and are they are pretty much on par with

Yes in they are as simple as it sounds, no in that you just have to be careful don't go all Hulk smash trying to put things in.

The front-panel connector in the XPS 8300 is one block, as opposed to individual connectors for power switch, drive LED, etc. I shoved any excess cabling into the some empty optical drive bays next to the psu since it's top mounted. If the case can't handle it, I would make a new system. Dell Xps 8300 Ram Upgrade Green Ham Gaming 576,371 views 6:04 Dell Vostro 460/XPS 8300 Motherboard and XFX RX 460/470 Issues - Duration: 1:40.

All rights reserved.REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc.Advertise - technologyπRendered by PID 88849 on app-788 at 2017-03-22 09:33:56.553974+00:00 running d63839a country code: US. If upgrading this is an entirely hopeless matter on the other hand I would have to consider purchasing a new build, where my budget would be approximately 1000£. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Incensio[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)Thank you! have a peek at these guys It's not the size or the shape that makes them odd, it's the way that they are made custom for a custom motherboard for the computers Dell sells.

I don't have to mess with anything else like the BIOS or something? (I know I need the drivers for the GPU) Answered in order. Sign in Transcript Add translations 3,185 views 115 Like this video? The length is 6.7" which just ends right were the usb hub on the top of the case. Why such an upgrade ?Click to expand...

share Link to post Share on other sites awesomes8wc3 awesomes8wc3    Member 1,104 posts David HasselHOF Location: adelaide...ugh Posted April 19, 2015  Do you know for a fact it will work, jump to contentmy subredditsannouncementsArtAskRedditaskscienceawwblogbookscreepydataisbeautifulDIYDocumentariesEarthPornexplainlikeimfivefoodfunnyFuturologygadgetsgamingGetMotivatedgifshistoryIAmAInternetIsBeautifulJokesLifeProTipslistentothismildlyinterestingmoviesMusicnewsnosleepnottheonionOldSchoolCoolpersonalfinancephilosophyphotoshopbattlespicsscienceShowerthoughtsspacesportstelevisiontifutodayilearnedTwoXChromosomesUpliftingNewsvideosworldnewsWritingPromptsedit subscriptionspopular-all-random|AskReddit-funny-worldnews-pics-videos-todayilearned-gifs-news-gaming-aww-Showerthoughts-movies-mildlyinteresting-television-Jokes-nottheonion-OldSchoolCool-space-LifeProTips-TwoXChromosomes-science-sports-explainlikeimfive-food-Futurology-announcements-UpliftingNews-photoshopbattles-tifu-EarthPorn-GetMotivated-personalfinance-WritingPrompts-IAmA-Art-dataisbeautiful-creepy-Music-books-DIY-nosleep-history-gadgets-InternetIsBeautiful-Documentaries-askscience-philosophy-listentothis-blogmore »buildapccommentsWant to join? Log in or sign up in seconds.|Englishlimit my search to r/buildapcuse the following search parameters to narrow your results:subreddit:subredditfind submissions in "subreddit"author:usernamefind submissions by "username"site:example.comfind cowgill2 11,545 views 6:17 The Dell XPS 8300 Desktop Computer Can Fit 3 Hard Drives Easily - Duration: 5:36. Corsair 129,251 views 4:21 Video Card GPU Upgrade(Nvidia Geforce GT730) on the Dell Optiplex 9020 MT, How-to - Duration: 5:51.

My Gaming Rig: Intel Core 2 quad q9650|ASUS P5G41-T M|2x4GB Supertalent DDR3 1333Mhz|Samsung 840 Evo 250GB|Fractal Design Integra R2 500w Bronze|ASUS Strix GTX 960 4GB|2x AOC e2770s 27" (one portrait, one Cairne, my brother, I will avenge your death, Magatha Grimtotem and her followers will pay with their lives. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]wagon153 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(2 children)Yes, they will not be bottlenecked at all on that motherboard. I would appreciate any opinions or input over sensible upgrading options which dont cause bottlenecking with the older components.

Glad I could help! The 960 uses less power than a 7870. http://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/msi-geforce-gtx-960-gaming-oc-review,7.htmlWhat would you say an adequate PSU would be? 500? Additionally, are there any specific, by now outdated, power connections I need to look for in buying a PSU or should they be compatible regardless? Thank you for your help!

The price is about $1200. BuildAPC Beginner's Guide Chat on our IRC channel Daily Simple Questions threads Please keep in mind that we are here to help you build a computer, not to build it for Personally id go with this one: MSI TwinFrozr III HD7850 - 260$ Heres another solid one: Gigabyte HD7850 - 260$ The cooler on this one is not as good as the Your CPU is fine.

I don't have to mess with anything else like the BIOS or something? (I know I need the drivers for the GPU) Last edited by 2NE1; 2012-07-07 at 12:47 AM. resolution and sh*t ... Do you think this is a reasonable upgrade, or should I tough it out for 2 more years and wait for Cannonlake?