Will a HD Radeon 6870 work with my currents pc setup?

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Hi i have an Asus A8B32-SLI Deluxe motherboard with a 700 watt power supply, 3g of ram and a amd athlon 3200(2.1ghz) processor. I am running windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
I am also wondering if getting that graphics card will allow me to play other games like Crysis or Battlefield 3, or if i would need to upgrade more or different parts of my computer. Thanks! [h1 style="border-image: initial; font-weight: normal; font-size: 3em; font-family: inherit; color: #505050; line-height: 1; font: normal normal normal 20px/normal 'Arial Black', Arial, 'Lucida Grande', Helvetica, sans-serif; -webkit-text-size-adjust: none; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; border: 0px initial initial;" id="model_name">[/h1]


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A8N32-SLI Deluxe motherboard, 700 watt power supply. 3gigs of ddr2 ram, amd athlon 3200+ processor

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The system you described should support the HD Radeon 6870 graphics card, but to be sure check out the system requirements at www.power-color.com/Manual/…/ Radeon_HD_6800_Series_ENG.pdf

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Also make sure you use the latest driver. I had one of these and the CD that came with it had an older driver that caused a few minor but annoying problems. A quick call to tech support pointed me in the correct direction. Start here:

http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/amd-radeon-hd-6000/hd-6870/Pages/amd-radeon-hd-6870-overview.aspx#1

Click the support tab, then the first link “Automatically detect and install the right driver
” Then just follow the yellow brick road…

That should fix any issues you might have (it worked for me!)

Good Luck!
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