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Abren 08-05-12 07:28 AM

Alienware X51 + GTX 670 possible?
 
So guys I a planning on buying the X51 and was wondering if i could upgrade the video card on it from the 555 to the 670.
Link to the system below
http://www.dell.com/us/p/alienware-x51/fs
Any help would be appreciated.
Cheers

marqmajere 08-07-12 02:46 AM

Re: Alienware X51 + GTX 670 possible?
 
With the power supply only 330 watts, you dont want the TDP of the vid card to go over 150 or so. A 7850 will work. As long as the 670 isn't over 150, it should be fine.

Abren 08-08-12 02:53 PM

Re: Alienware X51 + GTX 670 possible?
 
Thanks for the info Marq.
How do i ensure that the TDP stays below 150?
Also how is TDP measured?
Cheers


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