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Graphics Card upgrade and New Monitor

Q: Graphics Card upgrade and New Monitor

I thought I could figure this one out. I need help figuring out what graphics card and monitor I need.

HP Pavilion 061
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2600+, MMX, 3DNow,
Memory: 960MB RAM
Current card name: NVIDIA GeForce4 MX Integrated GPU

I use this computer for logging onto Second Life and want a better graphics card. I will soon be buying a better, larger monitor too.

Mel

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Due to a shoulder injury I need to type and edit photos standing up. I thought I'd upgrade to a large high resolution monitor but wonder if my present system could handle it. The 19" monitor I'm using has a 1440 x 900 native resolution but I want a bigger monitor, maybe 30"and the resolutions are now 1920 x 1200 and 2650 x 1440 at the bigger sizes for photo editing. My HDTV, which I have linked via HDMI is a nice size but the resolution makes everything look very crude. I just can't see what I'm doing.

Do I need to upgrade the graphics card and power supply again? (I had to to install the newer Photoshop about 9 months ago)

I'm attaching system information. Thanks in advance.

A:Can I upgrade my monitor with the graphics card I have?

Yes you should be fine with that card as long as you don't do any gaming. PCs always look worse on TVs through HDMI, so with a large monitor (even at 1080p) you will see a world of difference.

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A:Graphics card doesn't post any graphics to my monitor, computer boots up fine

Its usually just the graphics cards, they do fail especially if they overheat - then video card fan not speeding up might have been the problem - most are dynamic and should actually speed up under load. Depending on the manufacturer of your 8800GTX you might be able to get it replaced under warranty if they have a 3 year or greater warranty.
 

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It is hard to say when these appeared. I have recently got a different monitor. It is not new. It is a Dell CRT monitor. I replaced 1 CRT with another because I am cheap .

I have the latest drivers, I think, for my graphics card ( GeForce 5700 LE ). Not great , but not terrible. I play the games with either low or medium settings. I ran a benchmark test that was terrible.

Any ideas as to weather it is the card or monitor?
 

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A:Time to upgrade.. input on these..graphics card / RAM upgrade choices??

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A:monitor shutting off not sure if its my graphics card or the monitor

Try un-plugging PC and monior, and then re-plugging.
Then load defaults in BIOS.
Check if monitor is still being detected as the old one.

New monitor, can be defected, try on another PC/laptop.

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A:Upgrade graphics card=upgrade powersupply?

Your 500 watt PSU meets the minimum requirement.... GeForce GTX 970 | Specifications | GeForce

So with that in mind....I'd say yes to a new PSU.

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A:Monitor + Graphics Upgrade Questions

If you don't game, you'd be fine with what you have. If you want to do modern gamimg, you won't be able to at naitive resolutions no matter what card you put in.

Yes if you get a PCI card with dual out, you can run 2 monitors easily enough, you'll just have to play with some settings in the display properties to get them to behave how you want.
 

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A:My Monitor Doesn't Display Anything After Graphics C.Upgrade

Check if the power cords are attached correctly.
Probably your monitor does not support the GeForce 9600 GT or it needs some drivers to work properly. Check through the manufacturer's website.
 

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A:New monitor and graphics card???

First off, don't set the Monitor to the MAX.
Why because if your Video Card can't go that high you won't be able to use 1680x1050. In this case replace video card.

What video card are you using? This is not onboard video, better not be?

1. Go into Windows Control Panel and click on Display
2. Select Appearance Tab
3. Click on Effects
4. Check box: Use the following method to smooth edges of screen fonts
5. Go from Standard to ClearType (for LCD Monitors)
6. Go into Settings
7. Click Advance
8. Click on Adapter then on List all Modes

In the List all Modes you'll see how high your video card can go. Don't worry about refresh rates with LCD monitors. Those are for CRT tube.

Word of caution
Make sure Color quality is set to Highest (32-bit)
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A:Which graphics card for a 3+ monitor set up?

... Honestly. **** Dell.

For running 4 monitors, you need:
a ~120€ motherboard (high quality costs a little extra)
a ~70-150-200 € CPU
a pair of ~30 € graphics cards.
Where do you live?
 

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Single-Link DVI Support
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A:Add third monitor - graphics card?

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This card looks like it'd work:

EVGA GeForce GT 710 DirectX 12 02G-P3-2717-KR 2GB 64-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 Video Card - Newegg.com

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Thanks for the help!
 

A:New Graphics Card = New Monitor?

wileymiester said:

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Thanks for the help!Click to expand...

yeah you just use an adapter to the new card, if you bought retail box t should have come with one.

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A:Monitor/Graphics card

did you install the new monitor .inf file. Check and make sure under display that the monitor in recognized correctly.
 

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A:So I'm looking to upgrade my Graphics card

You've already got a nice setup. Read this and it might help you decide:
SLI Explained
 

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A:Graphics card upgrade

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A HDCP-capable video card (all modern video cards from 2007 and onwards);
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What's HDCP?
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection, a form of copy protection that basically lets you play only on devices that have this feature.
Check this link if you want to learn more about it.

Back to your question, if you can find one in your area, HIS makes an AGP version of the ATi Radeon HD 4350 which is excellent for Blu-ray playback and is also pretty cheap.
The full name for it should be HIS Radeon HD4350 iFan 512MB DDR3 64-bit AGP.
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If you tell me in which country you live, I could also give you some suggestions where to buy one.

PS: Both cards are HDCP-compliant.
 

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A:Graphics Card Upgrade!.!

It's a really good graphics card, don't worry.
 

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A:Graphics Card Upgrade - Help!

Usually the product model of a power supply contains
the power rating of the power supply.
Usually,not always.
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Going to need to upgrade that.
Get something like a corsair,OCZ,antec or something
similar of good quality.
Probably want at least 600 watts.
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A:Graphics Card - Upgrade

Hi, Unfortunately the Nvidia gpu is integrated into the system board and is not an upgradeable component. Regards, DP-K

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A:Do I need a graphics card upgrade for this?

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A:graphics card upgrade

I would think if your going with Nvidia maybe gtx 460-465 or 470 there pretty resonable based on the 5 series are out and doing well

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A:Graphics Card Upgrade

  
Quote: Originally Posted by MisterActorMan


Hi all

I've just decided to upgrade my desktop, which has 64bit capability/hardware, to win7 64 bit. It's part of me investing a small amount of cash in my desktop to make it really strong for another year or so before I retire it (hand it over to my Mom, haha) and upgrade to a strong laptop.

My question is: I have an NVidea 64bit board and an ASUS cpu--should I get an NVidea graphics card, or another brand will be just as good? Thanks.


Well, first off, there are only two companies that make CPU's, thats AMD and Intel. You probably have a Asus motherboard. Now, for you're question, you need to know if you have a 16x PCI-e port in your motherboard for a card, and, you need to tell us what you wanna do with the card.

If you play games, you need a good one. For HD video, it can be not that good, and for just browsing you dont really need one. If you wanna upgrade just for the show, go ahead, even if it wont do anything crucial.

Anyways, There are two companies that design Grahpics cards, thats Nvidia and ATI. These day's ATI has the most powerful cards, but for the more normal cards, either company is cool.
Hope this helps, Coolnes

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A:Want to upgrade my graphics card..

What do you want it to be capable of doing that it cant do now?
 

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A:Can I upgrade my graphics card..?

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Yes, you can put a graphic card on your mobo.

But, first thing. How much you want to spent? What power supply you have? We can suggest better if we get the answers.

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A:Graphics card upgrade

That card if better then the one you have.
 

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A:Graphics card upgrade

Is it to play any specific game? Have you at any time upgraded your power supply? A higher end graphics card will require a power supply better then the stock HP one.

Also for any of the high end cards you will be limited by your processor.
 

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A:H30-05 upgrade graphics card

I've had many people ask me this. It will work fine, but you will need a more powerful power supply, and also the adapters for them 




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A:Best Graphics Card, I can upgrade to.

The best card you can get is the one you can afford. Just go to a higher series AMD card. Something in the 7000 series.

You can only put 1 video card on that board, it only has 1 PCI-Express slot

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A:Want to upgrade graphics card

250 watts psu. Maybe you can look into a 2600xt or something. you're not going to play cod4 at a very good pace with an agp interface.
 

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A:Can I upgrade my graphics card?

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A:Which graphics card can I upgrade to?

Not a lot of options, but see if you can get something like this locally Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GV-R645D3-512I Radeon HD 6450 512MB 64-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card

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A:Graphics Card upgrade

@NeelCool?, welcome to the forum. There are two different model numbers listed in your post.  Please double check the model and let me know what it is.  I will be able to help you better.

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A:H30-50 upgrade graphics card

Seems like it should work. As long as your computer case fits it, and BIOS supports it, then seems fine.



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A:Graphics Card Upgrade

800w will be sufficient.

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A:Graphics card upgrade

What's the model name and model number of that Dell?

What's the 7-character service tag number on the sticker?

What's the wattage of the power supply?

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A:Graphics Card upgrade for Win 7

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A:Graphics card upgrade

The power output of the power supply should be somewhere on the power supply. Usually the ones that manufacturers use are anywhere from 200 watts to 350 watts. (Not 100% sure).
None the less the best way to figure out which power supply you need is to see what is recommend for the card, and then get more then that.
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What size hard drive and is it close to being full? Do you defrag it periodically?

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A:I'd Like to Upgrade my Graphics Card

Just two questions,

1. What do you intend to be doing (Gaming, Video Editing, etc)
2. Whats your price range?

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A:Looking to upgrade graphics card and RAM

In order to upgrade your ram you need to know how many slots are available and what's populating those slots. Run CPU-Z to get that info. If you have 4 slots and you're only using two, just get two more sticks that match what you currently have installed. If you have two slots, you need to remove what you have and just replace with the same type of RAM but 2 x 2GB set.

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What's your price range for the video card?
 

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A:Can I upgrade my Graphics card?

welcome to the community!
 
the gpu in your machine is soldered onto the system board. so, not upgradeable.
 
hth to clarify a bit.

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A:[H50-50] Graphics card upgrade

Hi Ale1612YT , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
OEM recommended upgrade listed from the hardware manual page 75. 
However this does not limit other owners from customizing their rig to what is needed similar to this thread successfully upgrading both GPU and PSU (gigabyte gtx960 itx card and a corsair 500w atx psu) .
 
On the same thread , fellow selenit4 is currently in process for a zotac gtx 1060 mini and a corsair cx600 and would be updating for functionality soon.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
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A:Graphics Card upgrade

I am running a GTX460 myself, I am a gamer and I find it quite a nice card. It isn't the best out there but it is pretty decent.

However, things you need to also consider are:

1) What PSU do you currently have, it may not be enough to support the new card as it will require more power to run it.
2) Using WinXP is limiting your graphics a bit as you can only use DirectX 9. DirectX 10 and 11 are Vista and Windows 7 only, so you are missing out on their improvements.
 

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A:Graphics Card Upgrade

With that budget and 500 watts, you should not be too limited in your purchases. One thing you need to check is if your Power Supply has a set of 6 pin connectors or 8 pin connectors because sometimes on the pre-bought machines they do not have too many.

Here is what I would recommend if you have at least 2 6 Pins available:

Highest
R9 280 175
or
R9 270X 140

Those would both be excellent cards with the 280 being the best and the 270X being right below it in terms of performance. Both would be a huge step up from an HD 5450.
 

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A:Graphics card upgrade

Info is here: http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Motherboard/Products_Spec.aspx?ProductID=1335
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1 x AGP 4X slotClick to expand...

Not real good :/
 

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A:Graphics card upgrade?

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A:Can I upgrade my graphics card???

Howdy,

No I'm afraid not.......
 

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A:Graphics Card Upgrade

The 4600 would work, but why not decide on price.
 

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A:Graphics Card Upgrade

I would imagine disabling UEFI mode would be the same thing as entering Legacy mode.

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A:Graphics card upgrade

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A:Graphics card upgrade

I would go for this....(if you can afford it)

GTX 470 (Fermi FTW)

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Eventhough I am a die-hard NVIDIA fan there is no denying th raw power of this card. EVGA is also top of the line and have had ZERO issues from them

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A:Upgrade graphics card

yep, you can run a agp 8x in a agp 4x slot as long as the card says its backwards compatible

altho, with that huge bottleneck, i dont think its worth getting the 3850

my last system had a agp 4x slot, couldnt tell a difference at all when i upgraded my nvidia 5200 to a much better agp card.

save a couple of bucks and try the 3650 agp card, it also supports 4x/8x agp

link to one is here

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161237

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131136

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A:Graphics Card Upgrade Help

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot!

Is this your machine?
click here Dell Demnsion 2400
What card do you have now?
What speed agp, 2x 4x 8x?
 

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A:upgrade graphics card

Lamiller, welcome to the forum. No, here is what it says in the specifications: AMD Radeon HD 8400 graphics (combined with the processor)Supports DX11Discrete graphics are not supported on this motherboard As you can see, there is no slot for a discrete video card on the motherboard. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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A:Graphics card upgrade

Sounds very confusing because that board has an Agi Express slot but that appears to take a pci-x 16 card which you have selected.
 

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A:Graphics Card Upgrade!

I think you just put a little more life back into your system

Just make sure you are giving it adequate power.
 

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