Need some help on getting a graphics card for this pc (Dell optiplex 760)

Hello guys, let me start off by apologizing for my first post in this site being a question rather than an answer, I'll do my best to answer people's questions in my staying here.

So here is my 'problem', I got this Dell Optiplex 760 (desktop) and i want to upgrade the graphics card to be able to run some games (even on low settings as long as they run) and solidworks.

I've done some research and asked around and I see in order to change the graphics card i'd need to upgrade my psu.
The only psu i could find that fits, and is exactly the same size as the one in it is this 630w one. The website even says it's suitable for replacing the Dell Optiplex 760's.
Now the graphics card is a bit of an issue, I found a post here saying the dell optiplex requires a single slot low profile graphics card (it was for the mini tower, but i guess it still applies) and they linked this one:
http://www.newegg.com/global/ie/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487096

But i'd prefer to purchase from Amazon as the shipping from newegg is too expensive.
I found this one on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Profile-Graphics-02G-P4-3740-KR/dp/B00TB8XQUI which is (i presume) exactly the same, unfortunately that won't ship to Ireland.
Now i found this one http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00TS4551S which is the same as the previous one except it says GDDR3 instead of GDDR5 and i have no idea what that means or if it makes it incompatible.


So my questions are as follows:
1) Will http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00TS4551S work the same as http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Profile-Graphics-02G-P4-3740-KR/dp/B00TB8XQUI ?

2) Even if this isn't low profile would it fit? http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Superclocked-Graphics-04G-P4-2744-KR/dp/B00KJGYOBQ Its 4gb so it'd be nice to get that but doubt it will fit.

3) In a review a review/question for the card I said Amazon wont ship to ireland (http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Profile-Graphics-02G-P4-3740-KR/dp/B00TB8XQUI) It said they could run it on a 250w psu, would this still apply to http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00TS4551S ?
I'd still buy a psu but i'm low on spare cash so i need buy them separately, and if i can use the graphics card (even if not to full potential) while i get a psu that'd be great.

TL.DR:
Will http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00TS4551S work on a Dell Optiplex 760 desktop version? Will it work without upgrading psu aswell?
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  1. see what I said to this guy and do some homework on what you find for yours

    http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2729754/graphic-card-problem-dell-optiplex-780.html
  2. junkeymonkey said:
    see what I said to this guy and do some homework on what you find for yours

    http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2729754/graphic-card-problem-dell-optiplex-780.html


    I know for sure it is upgradable, seen some youtube videos of people upgrading exactly the same model, and dell forums also confirm this.

    I've narrowed it down to one card which i know will work but that card wont ship to where i live. So i want to know if http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00TS4551S work the same as http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Profile-Graphics-02G-P4-3740-KR/dp/B00TB8XQUI
  3. no clue ?/ my advice is I don't ever recommend upgrading a prebuilt but if its a card you see someone say it worked 100% fine ???

    like I said its all your own risk ..

    this seems to be the better memory on the card ddr5 is better then ddr3 - I would go with the ddr5 card [opinion]

    http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Profile-Graphics-02G-P4-3740-KR/dp/B00TB8XQUI
  4. junkeymonkey said:
    no clue ?/ my advice is I don't ever recommend upgrading a prebuilt but if its a card you see someone say it worked 100% fine ???

    like I said its all your own risk ..

    this seems to be the better memory on the card ddr5 is better then ddr3 - I would go with the ddr5 card [opinion]

    http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Profile-Graphics-02G-P4-3740-KR/dp/B00TB8XQUI

    I know it CAN be upgraded, that's the card i said i can't get as it wont ship to where i live.
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  5. then I guess your stuck with the lesser ddr3 card ? as I said above ddr5 is better then ddr3 , but yes they will work the same as far as a card goes .. will performance be the same ?? as you said its not available to you so what choice do you have ?

    http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2287196

    see where you get bit on there Memory Speed ??

    http://www.evga.com/Products/Compare.aspx

    if it was so upgradable why go for a low powered card ??
  6. I got somewhat confused about OP form factor



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    If it is not Mini Tower - no power supply can fit there, your 630 watt PSU
    is for MT
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