Dell XPS 8500 - Graphics Card Upgrades For Next Gen Gaming?

I currently have a Dell XPS 8500 Desktop that I'd like to upgrade in the graphics card department. I heard I may need a new power supply to handle the new graphics card which needs to be good enough to handle next gen games no problem.

I have a $1200 budget for this upgrade so hopefully somebody can recommend a combo that fits that. Has anybody upgraded a Dell XPS 8500 here? What all do I need?

Thanks,

- Venom
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  1. 1200$ is way more than needed, from the specs on dells page it says its running a i7 and a 460w psu, if so a gtx 960/970 is your best bet.

    are the specs i listed above right? if not list them
  2. Yup Raiin it's got a 460w psu. Will the gtx 960/970 be able to handle games like GTA V?
  3. KVenom said:
    Yup Raiin it's got a 460w psu. Will the gtx 960/970 be able to handle games like GTA V?


    what are the other specs,
    CPU, Memory?
    well as long as you have a i5/i7 GTA 5 will run fine with either gtx 960 or 970,

    how many amps is the 460w psu your running?
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