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NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT

By elti125
Jan 18, 2016
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  1. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus TS Evangelist Posts: 1,664   +312

    As near as I can tell, your motherboard is basic PCI-E (known now as version 1 ). Most video cards are version 2 or 3 - and some of those may not be compatible with your motherboard. You only have a 300 watt power supply and you need to keep the power requirement for the replacement at about the same level (45 watts).

    Lists with TDP in a far right column for recent cards are on wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nvidia_graphics_processing_units
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_AMD_graphics_processing_units
     
  2. elti125

    elti125 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks
     

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