gpu upgrade

Discussion in 'X51 R1/R2/R3' started by moodie19722, Apr 15, 2017.

  1. moodie19722

    moodie19722 New Member

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    Hi,

    I have gtx 660 2gb ram, 2tb hdd alienware x51. I want to upgrade the gpu. I have been told that the highest I could go was the gtx670.

    I really need some good advice on what gpu I could actually replace it with please.

    Thanks in advance,

    moodie
     
  2. Ifixedit

    Ifixedit New Member

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    It would help to list what power adapter in watts your using and what generation of x51 your is. There are 180, 240 or 330watt power bricks, and for example mine is a x51 r2 (second generation) with a 240 watt power brick.
    I recently upgraded to this video card https://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814137055 the card fits runs fairly quiet, double the ram of your old card, doesn't even require external power.
    here's a compare between a GTX 660 and GTX 1050TI http://www.game-debate.com/gpu/inde... 660-vs-Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti MSI OC 4GB
     
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  3. moodie19722

    moodie19722 New Member

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    RX 470 (9.5 inches) blower type recommended works great, and if you in the market for a new monitor Freesync monitors are no cost added unlike gsync .

    unfortunately there mostly sold out except dealers that jacked prices was 174 US a bit ago