Will computer support an Nvidia GTX 770 graphics card?

By Laura Kawleski ยท 5 replies
Apr 2, 2014
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  1. Hello,

    I'm new to gaming and just starting to learn, but I could really use some help.

    I have a Dell Studio 1558 with an Intel Core i3 CPU and a 64-bit operating system, and I'm wondering if it will support an nvidia gtx 770 graphics card.

    I'm not really sure how to tell and most of the explanations I've found have been too technical for me at this point, so I would really appreciate help.
  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    Can you tell us your complete specs and what wattage your PSU is?


  3. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder This guy again... Posts: 2,198   +593

    We need a few more specs, but based off the basics you have sent and the fact its Dell, probably not without at least a Power Supply swap.
  4. ace2001

    ace2001 TS Enthusiast Posts: 41

    @GhostRyder is right you are probably going to need a new PSU because that GPU takes on a lot of watts
  5. Laura Kawleski

    Laura Kawleski TS Rookie Topic Starter

    This is what I have:
    Model: Dell Studio 1558
    Processor Intel COre i3 SPU M350@2.27GHz
    RAM: 4.00GB
    System type:64-bit operating system
  6. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder This guy again... Posts: 2,198   +593

    Just based off those, im 99% sure unless you have swapped it already that the PSU won't handle a GTX 770. Your going to need to find a PSU that will fit in that case.

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