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Gddr3 video cards

Can we use Gddr3 video cards in this pci x16 slot? like Geforce 8600 gt cause it is based in a pcix16 im confused.....

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No the board doesn't support DDR3, you'll have to wait for the latest bios update so stick with DDR2 for the time being

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I have an intel dz77re-75k motherboard, can i use the EVGA geforce gtx660 with it or will it not fit in the gpu slot? Im looking for a good gpu to play games like Skyrim with at there highest setting.


http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/desktops/desktop-board-dz77re-75k-extreme-brief.html

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/motherboards/desktop-motherboards/desktop-board-dz77re-75k.html

There are two 'GPU' slots.

Two blue - PCI Express x16 slots, and based on the PCI-Express 3.0 technology.

Put it in PCI Express x16 slot 1, which is closest to the CMOS battery, or also can be said as closer towards the Processor.

The GTX660 should clear the motherboard chipset.
(Intel Z77)

I believe what you need to be concerned with, is the length, and height of the graphics card,

http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Signature-Graphics-02G-P4-3664-KR/dp/B009T3LKNA

10 inches Long, 1.5 Inches Thick, and 4 Inches in Height.
(254mm Long, 38.1mm Thick, and 101.6mm in Height)

Measure inside computer case.

(Graphics expansion slot)

For additional questions please post in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

Feb 27, 2013 | Motherboards

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Which gpu's are compatible with this motherboard


Nvidia and AMD (formally ATI) are chip makers for video cards. Your slot is PCI-e x16, which is good because it may allow physically smaller cards to be inserted. Don't think about the size since your's is x16, but rather the version of PCI-e.

So, if your slot is PCI-e x16 version 1. Don't purchase a version 2 card. It is not compatible. On the other, hand if you have a PCI-e x16 version 2 you can add ver 1 or ver 2 card. The slot is backward compatible.

Hope this make sense and is not too confusing.

Dec 04, 2012 | Intel Motherboards

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Looking for advice on a video card. Would a radeon hd 5750 run on c51gm motherboard


1) You have a PCI Express x16 expansion slot, for a graphics card.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813135010

(Orange)

A) 1GigaByte of graphics memory which is GDDR3. (It is GDDR3, not DDR3; trust me)
B) 800MegaHertz Core Clock
C) 1600MHz Memory Clock
D) API's - DirectX 11
Open GL 4.1
Shader Model 5.0


2) The motherboard chipset is an Nvidia GeForce 6100 - Northbridge, and an Nvidia nForce 410 - Southbridge.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GeForce_6_Series#GeForce_6100_and_6150_series_chip_specifications

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Nvidia_graphics_processing_units#GeForce_6_.286xxx.29_series

Nvidia GeForce 6100/nForce 410, came out 2005.


3) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Motherboard_diagram.svg

The Northbridge chip of the motherboard chipset, handles the Faster capabilities of a computer.
Processor (CPU), Ram Memory, and HIGH-speed graphics.

AGP technology, and PCI Express technology, ARE HIGH-speed graphics.

Using a PCI slot for a graphics card, or using Integrated Graphics; is NOT high speed graphics.

(As you can see in the Motherboard Diagram, the PCI bus is controlled by the Southbridge chip. The Southbridge chip handles the Slower capabilities of a computer.

Means anything connected to the PCI bus, such as a graphics card in a PCI expansion slot; is handled by the Southbridge chip.
Integrated graphics also )

4) PCI Express came out 2004.
Went from PCI Express 1.0 version to PCI Express 1.1 version.
In 2007 PCI Express went to the 2.0 version. PCI Express 2.0.

Your motherboard, IMHO, uses the PCI Express 1.1 technology.
This is why I recommend a graphics card based on the PCI Express 2.0 technology. (For one)

PCI Express 2.0 is Backward Compatible, with PCI Express 1.1
A little iffy if it's PCI Express 1.0

I have seen a lot of problems crop up with users trying to use a graphics card, based on the PCI Express 2.1 technology; on a motherboard based on the PCI Express 2.1 technology.

That's why I recommended PCI Express 2.0

PCI Express 3.0 is supposed to overcome that, (Use on a mobo with PCI-E 1.1), but I have no real world knowledge, (Hands on), and no input from the 'outside'. (Internet/world)

5) You need at least a 400 Watt power supply. Don't have at least a 400 Watt? Time to move up.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1147669&Sku=U12-41529

Regards,
joecoolvette

Nov 20, 2012 | ECS C51GM-M Motherboard

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Can an EliteGroup 945GCT-M3 run a Geforce 440 GT graphics card?


AS it GEFORCE 440 requires (pci express) PCI-E 2.0 x 16 and your motherboard has 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, so you just need to check your motherboards manual if motherboards pci express is x16 2.0 if so, you can go for a upgrade and run. as I found itcan run nvidia geforce 8 or 9 on fixya.

Jun 24, 2012 | EliteGroup 945G-M3 (V1.0b) (945GM310B)...

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Hi. i have a compaq presario sr5025an. I have 2 gig of ram. I have the intel core 2 duo e4300 processor. I am after a grapics card. cheers.


To get the full specs of your mainboard go to: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00893006&lc=en&cc=au&lang=en&product=3401230&dlc=en#N198

This motherboard has 1 PCI Express x16 slot for a graphics card.

You could use:
Geforce 6 series (6800GT)

Geforce 7 series (GeForce 7950, GeForce 7900, GeForce 7800, GeForce 7600 ,
GeForce 7300, GeForce 7200 and GeForce 7100)

Geforce 8 series (GeForce 8800 Ultra, GeForce 8800 GTX, GeForce 8800 GTS, GeForce 8800 GTS 512, GeForce 8800 GT, GeForce 8800 GS, GeForce 8600 GTS, GeForce 8600 GT and GeForce 8500 GT)

Geforce 9 series (GeForce 9800 GX2, GeForce 9800 GTX+, GeForce 9800 GTX, GeForce 9600 GT, GeForce 9600 GSO 512, GeForce 9600 GSO and GeForce 9400 GT

Geforce 200 series (GeForce GTX 295, GeForce GTX 285, GeForce GTX 280, GeForce GTX 275, GeForce GTX 260, GeForce GTS 250 GeForce GTS 240 and GeForce GT 220

Geforce 400 series (GeForce GTX 480, GeForce GTX 470, GeForce GTX 465, GeForce GTX 460, Geforce GTX 450)

With your system however I would recommend nothing greater than a Geforce GTS 250.

Please rate me high.
Thanks.

Nov 01, 2010 | HP Motherboards

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Can i put nVIDIA geforce 8600 on my p5sd2-vm


Yes, your Asus motherboard will support the Nvidia GeForce 8600 PCI-Express graphics card.
However one thing you should consider. The 8600 card is SLI compatible but the motherboard only has one PCI-E x16 slot.
You will also need to make some changes in your bios.
In order to help you configure your system for a PCI-E graphics follow these steps.
1. Uninstall your current display driver software through windows control panel. Windows may ask you to restart your system, do not restart. Shut windows down which will shut off the system.
2. Unplug the power cable from the system & open your case.
3. Install your 8600 card. (Double check it is installed correctly & if needed has the extra power cord connected to the card.
4. Re-connect the power cord.
5. During boot up enter the bios by pressing the Delete key every couple seconds.
6. Once in the bios click the Advanced tab, see top of page 2-19 in your manual.
7. Than open Onboard Device Configuration
Open North Bridge Configuration, see page 2-22
Change Primary Graphics Adapter to [PCI-E]
Change Internal VGA to [Disable]
Change Share Memory Size to [Disable]

8. Save Bios changes & exit. Your system will auto restart.
Once windows has finished loading install the 8600 driver software & directX 10.0. You can also go to nVidia & download the latest software driver @
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

Thanks for using FixYa!
Mike

Jun 19, 2009 | ASUS COMPUTER INTL P5SD2-VM MBD MATX LGA...

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I have a P5VD2-MX motherboard, currently I have a Geforce 7900GS.


Hi!

Since there is 1 PCI Express x16 slot you can use any PCI Express GPU, like Asus GeForce GTX 260 896MB PhysX CUDA, EVGA GeForce 9800GT 512MB PhysX CUDA, Gainward GeForce 9800GT 512MB PhysX CUDA or whatever you want as long as it is a PCI EPRESS card.

Good luck
Nic

Mar 22, 2009 | ASUS P5VD2-MX SE Motherboard

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Mcp61s pci port x16 or x8?


From ECS : "PCI Express x16 slot (runs in x8 mode)"

Seems like you can only use an x16.


Mar 04, 2009 | EliteGroup ECS GeForce6100SM-M (1.0)...

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Mcp61s pci port x16 or x8?


hi im josh in cebu phils. may i help you friend?
mcp61 has a pci express slot. so it means you can use pci e video cards. hope i helped you.good luck.

Mar 04, 2009 | Motherboards

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Graphic card for gigabyte motherboard.


I just bought and installed a HIS Hightech H467QS512P Radeon HD 4670 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail. I pasted this from Newegg.com. It is realy fast and is rated the best card for the money in CPU magizine this month. 80 bucks at Newegg with a free World Of Warcraft Game. PCI EXpress 2.0 is backward compatible with PCI Express 1.0 by the way.

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