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Looking to upgrade Graphics Card. Help please :)

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Hi All,

I am looking to update my current graphics card and could do with some advice on comparability if possible please.

My current build is:

Intel i7 - 3770
Motherboard - Gigabyte Z77-DS3H
16GB Corsair RAM
120GB 2.5 inch Solid State Drive
1TB SATA3 7200rpm Hard Drive
Seagate SSHD 7200RPM 3.5" 1TB SATA 64MB Cache SSHD Hybrid Drive
GeForce GT 640 Graphics Card (2GB RAM)
Cooler Master Silencio 550 ATX Case
OCZ OCZ500MXSP-UK ModXStream Pro Power Supply
WiFi - TP-Link Wireless Card
Sony DVDRW Drive
4 Port FireWire 400 Card

Running OS X Yosemite

I am looking to install a Gigabyte GeForce GTX 750 Ti Overclocked Graphics Card - 4GB DDR5 or similar card.

How easy are they to install? Is it plug and play or will it require a bit of messing about?

Thank you in advance.

David
 

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Hi All,

I am looking to update my current graphics card and could do with some advice on comparability if possible please.

My current build is:

Intel i7 - 3770
Motherboard - Gigabyte Z77-DS3H
16GB Corsair RAM
120GB 2.5 inch Solid State Drive
1TB SATA3 7200rpm Hard Drive
Seagate SSHD 7200RPM 3.5" 1TB SATA 64MB Cache SSHD Hybrid Drive
GeForce GT 640 Graphics Card (2GB RAM)
Cooler Master Silencio 550 ATX Case
OCZ OCZ500MXSP-UK ModXStream Pro Power Supply
WiFi - TP-Link Wireless Card
Sony DVDRW Drive
4 Port FireWire 400 Card

Running OS X Yosemite

I am looking to install a Gigabyte GeForce GTX 750 Ti Overclocked Graphics Card - 4GB DDR5 or similar card.

How easy are they to install? Is it plug and play or will it require a bit of messing about?

Thank you in advance.

David
Install nVidia web drivers for Yosemite before installing 750Ti - otherwise I read it is a great card for mid-level gaming, light graphics/photo/video editing.
 
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Install nVidia web drivers for Yosemite before installing 750Ti - otherwise I read it is a great card for mid-level gaming, light graphics/photo/video editing.

I agree, I built a buddy's son a skylake budget setup that could beat a console for similar pricing and I went with this card for it, the ddr5 and 4gig vram help it drive modern games at better than console rates and much better texture quality and appearance.
 
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Motherboard
Gigabyte Z77-DS3H
CPU
i7-3770
Graphics
GeForce GT 640
Mac
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
Install nVidia web drivers for Yosemite before installing 750Ti - otherwise I read it is a great card for mid-level gaming, light graphics/photo/video editing.

I agree, I built a buddy's son a skylake budget setup that could beat a console for similar pricing and I went with this card for it, the ddr5 and 4gig vram help it drive modern games at better than console rates and much better texture quality and appearance.

Thank you both for the comments. Will get it purchased and see how it goes :)
 
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