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Old October 22, 2012, 04:33 AM
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I would like to know the following:

1. Would my motherboard [MSI G31TM-P31 (MS-7529)] support this GPU (Powercolor HD 6670 1gb DDR3 128-bit)?

2. If my mainboard would not support the said GPU, what would be your recommended mainboard for me to upgrade?

3. If you are using a DDR2 memory on your motherboard,is it possible to use a DDR3 GPU?

4. The CPU that i am using for my mainboard is an Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 @ 2.80GHz. Do i also need to replace this so that the GPU that im planning to buy (Powercolor HD 6670 1gb DDR3 128-bit) would support it?

5. Is my choice of GPU(Powercolor HD 6670 1gb DDR3 128-bit) a good one? Im playing mostly first person shooting games like Crysis 2 and Ghost Recon Future Soldier, and also Dishonored.

6. PowerColor HD7750 1gb Ddr5 Hdmi. Is this GPU way too better than the HD 6670? I mean, at what points do the HD7750 GPU makes it way too better than the HD 6670?

PS: I can play medium resolution on my games. So, a high end GPU is not in my consideration for now.

Thanks in advance for those who will be answering my questions
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Old October 22, 2012, 05:57 AM
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1) Yes
2) Not needed
3) Its GDDR not DDR so it holds no relevance
4) Bottleneck
5) Be fine

What resolution as that card will probably end up being overkill.
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Old October 22, 2012, 06:17 AM
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@enaberif thanks for answering dude..

i would just like to clear the 3rd question, coz i thought if you're using a DDR2 RAM, then you SHOULD pair it with a GDDR2 GPU..

so DDR2 RAM with GDDR3 GPU = works totally fine? just wanna make sure,so there's no regrets :)
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Old October 22, 2012, 06:47 AM
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There is no need to match the memory.
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Old October 22, 2012, 07:24 AM
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@BeaverBender noted dude! thanks! clearead that part of frustration in my mind now.
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