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Old 08-05-12, 07:28 AM   #1
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Question 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.
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http://www.dell.com/us/p/alienware-x51/fs
Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 08-07-12, 02:46 AM   #2
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Default 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.
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Old 08-08-12, 02:53 PM   #3
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Default 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?
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