I picked up a refurbished HP ENVY 750-137C, and am currently looking to upgrade the graphics. I don't want to break the bank, but I do want it to last me some time, so I'm looking at the Nvidia GEFORCE GTX 1070. Aside from the changes in power requirements, does anyone know if this card would be compatible, and if there are any issues to this upgrade? Also, Nvidia recommends a 500W power supply for this card. Would that be enough, or is that genrous number? Additionally, if anyone has a power supply product they would recommend for this theoretical combination, I would greatly appreciate the advice. Thanks!
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@Drifterx311?, welcome to the forum. Here are the full specs of the card on nVidia's website. The card is double slot and 10.5" in length. I suggest measuring from the Back I/O plate to the front of the case to see how much space is available. I believe that it will fit, but it will be tight. As you stated, the specs recommend a 500W power supply unit (PSU). Personally, I would buy one with at least 600W. This will give you some extra power for peak needs. I like Corsair products. Here are some PSU's for you to review at Newegg. If you choose a modular PSU it will allow you to only install the cables that are absolutely necessary. This allows for better airflow. The PSU is the backbone of the computer. Read the Customer Reviews to see what users have to say about them. A good PSU will make your system run much better. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-to-GTX-1070-Graphics-Card-for-HP-ENVY-750-137C/td-p/5665603
I was thinking of buying this GPU but I looked at the dimensions of the card and since the XPS 8500 has a decently small case I was wondering if someone could help me to see if the card would be compatible with the computer?
Dimensions: 10.98" x 5.51"
NewEgg Link: www.newegg.com/.../Product.aspx
Go the for Founders Edition and make sure your bios is up to date.http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19986260
I am looking to buy a EVGA GeForce GTX 750 TI 2 GB GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 Graphics card, i don't know if I have enough room inside of my case or if my CPU can handle it, thanks. Graphics card link - http://www.bestbuy.com/site/evga-geforce-gtx-750-ti-2gb-gddr5-pci-express-3-0-graphics-card/4906008....PC Specs link - http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c03787848
Hi, You should have enough room inside your PC but you should do some measuring just in case. Review this posted document. Review these HP how-to articles. HP Secure Boot Windows 8 Topics Computer Does not Start After Installing a Video Card (Windows 8)http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Envy-Graphics-card-Upgrade-HP-Envy-700-74/td-p/4809414
I wonder if i can fit the new nvidia gtx 1070 , on this HP ENVY Phoenix 810-430QEand if i need to upgrade the power supply aswell i am looking for this cardhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01H0WU884 rigth now i have the version with the gtx745http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/can-i-fit-the-new-gtx-1070-on-a-HP-ENVY-Phoenix-810-430QE/td-p/5659102
In a month I am planning to upgrade my gpu from Amd radeon r9 270 to Asus Strix GTX 1070. I know this is a big upgrade. I don't know if the gpu is fully compatible. I know that the MOBO is compatible but I need help if the power supply is enough and if the size is too big. My power supply 500W. Will it be enough for the new gpu? I don't know its brand but it came with my HP envy Phoenix 810-200nc desktop. And will the gpu fit inside my case? Please help, I can not figure out if its compatible.
First I would cut a piece of cardboard to 11.73 " x 5.28 " and try to fit it into the space.The 500W PSU seems OK based on this review. Also read this concerning Secure Boot.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Will-ASUS-GTX-1070-be-Compatible-With-my-HP-Envy-PHOENIX-810/td-p/5836668
Hello, I am wondering if my current PC will be able to support the GTX1070? I am running vs 1.46 legacy bios. I have had problems in the past with a GTX750ti. I had to get one with a legacy/UEFI switch. I currently have the base XW8600 with an updated GPU. Will the 1070 be compatible with my system? Thanks,ZTL4
@ztl4?, welcome back to the forum. No, the GTX 1070 requires UEFI in the motherboard and unless you find one with a swich to allow it to work with a Legacy BIOS or UEFI, you won't be able to use it. I suggest choosing a manufacturer and contacting their Tech Support for help with choosing the best card for your workstation. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-to-GTX-1070/td-p/5708912
I have been running an upgraded GPU for almost 2 years now, an R9 270x. This week I decided to upgrade again, but to a GTX 1070. However, when I install the GPU and try to boot up my computer, it locks up on the HP bios screen. I have some more things you might want to know: I have installed a 750 watt power supply alongside my first upgrade to my R9 270x.I have upgraded the RAM to 12GB.I have tested the GTX 1070 on a friends computer and confirmed it to be working.I tried enabling and disabling PCI serr# generation and VGA palette snooping.I tried booting into safe mode.I can't get into the BIOS whilst the GTX 1070 is installed Thanks in advance for your help. Kind regards, Tarlardhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-to-a-GTX-1070/td-p/5684398
I've managed to upgrade some of my home PC's from Win or Win to Wn without any significant problems but I am having major difficulty upgrading one of my PC's It is running Win Home -bit and when I originally ran the Windows upgrade advisor it indicated that I could not upgrade as my NVidia GEForce graphics card was incompatible with Windows I tried various workarounds using suggestions on this and other sites to upgrade with the GEForce card but none were successful So I purchased and to 10 upgrading card graphics Win after Upgrading - incompatible installed a new graphics card - an AMD Radeon R which should be Win compatible Upgrading to Win 10 - after upgrading incompatible graphics card I then re-ran the Win upgrade advisor - it still said that I couldn't upgrade as the quot GeForce card quot was incompatible - even though it was no longer installed I checked the Upgrading to Win 10 - after upgrading incompatible graphics card Device Manager and the graphics card was clearly showing as being the AMD card I then explicitly uninstalled any NVidia drivers software using the Control Panel Program uninstall - still unable to upgrade to Win I also ran the Wagnard tools quot Display driver uninstaller quot and removed any NVidia software drivers - still unable to upgrade I am using the latest drivers from the AMD website I also tried to upgrade using the Media Creation tool and a Win image from DVD previously this also failed to work and gave the incompatible graphics card error this seemed to work up to a point but after a reboot it wanted me to select a keyboard layout but neither my usb keyboard nor mouse would function and the installation froze On rebooting the OS reverted to Win and the keyboard mouse worked ok I want to upgarde to Win rather than do a fresh install but am now unsure what to do - I keep getting the quot Incompatible GEForce graphics card quot message anytime I run the Win advisor tool even after downloading it again from the MS website Any suggestions as to how I can resolve this issue and finally upgrade
Windows 10 no longer supports NVIDIA 6-Series Graphics Cards anymore as of Windows 8
Hint : Install drivers manually through device manager (it may or may not work)
Hey guys so I posted earlier about upgrading to a gtx 970, and I was informed to wait until the 1070 comes out! Anyways the gtx 1070 is out and I am thinking about upgrading my dell xps 8500. I know I would need to upgrade my psu and I saw another post where someone upgraded to a gtx 970 where they used a EVGA SuperNOVA 750B1 750W Power Supply. I am curious whether or not the gtx 1070 will work with the computer and if this is a good power supply to go with. I know the main concern when upgrading the power supply in the dell xps 8500 is the amount of space, but the guy that used this one said it fit so let me know what you think! Thanks so much for the help on the previous thread and thanks for all the help I know I'll get on this one!
Poster "_pressAnyKey" reports that an EVGA GTX 1080 works on his xps 8500. That poster installed a 750W PSU, in place of the Dell stock 460W PSU. The upgraded 750W PSU was an EVGA 210-GQ-0750-V1. Of course, other power supplies are available. Also, it may be that the stock 460W PSU will be adequate for a (non-overclocked) GTX 1070, if your other upgrades demand only moderate power.
Note that you should use the latest system BIOS version. Earlier BIOS versions had compatibility bugs, causing the XPS 8500 to fail POST with various graphics cards. Those earlier compatibility bugs apparently were fixed in later BIOS versions.
Hi, So I've been looking into getting a new graphics card for my HP Envy 700-214 but I'm unaware if this card would be compatible or if it would negatively impact my system. http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-750-ti/specifications I don't want my system to be harmed in any way. Here's the link for the computer. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04100558 Thank you!
Wolfking98, welcome to the forum. Here is the video card manufactured by EVGA. It shouldn't harm your system in any way. However, if you have any difficulties with the installation, you can contact their Tech Support (1-888-880-3842) or online. They have been very helpful to me. Read the Customer Reviews to see what users have to say about it. As you can see, it has a lot of reviews and rated 5 eggs. You can't get any better. Please click the "Thumbs up + button" if I have helped you and click "Accept as Solution" if your problem is solved.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Getting-a-new-graphics-card-for-the-HP-Envy-700-214/td-p/4783401
Ok, so i have an HP ENVY 700-214 ( specs here: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04100558 ) and would like to get a new graphics card that is compatable with my setup. Everything is wxactly the way I bought it. I want a graphics card that will be easy to install but also the best in the price range of 200-350 dollars. Ive been looking around but cant find something that tells me what I want to know. Thank you for your time, any input would be apreciated.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/New-graphics-card-for-HP-ENVY-700-214/td-p/5742038
Hello,I am thinking about getting a seccond graphics card for my pc and was wondering if it is possible?I currently have a AMD R9 270 radeon and was thinking about adding a seccond one and running it with crossfire, but that is only if its possible.Thankshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Adding-a-second-graphics-card-to-HP-envy/td-p/5646721
Does anyone have an idea on how good of a Graphics card i can get for this computer? The specs say i can add an MXM Generation II card and i have been looking around but their seem to be many variables in these cards. Any information from you guys would be great! I am looking to play Call of duty Ghosts and it will hardly even run it. Do they make External Grapics cards that would PNP or what do i need to do. Any help from you guys would be great!
The display coming from my HP ENVY Desktop 750-114 is terrible. Colors are flat and washed out looking. I'm using an HP V242h monitor. I hooked the monitor up to a different computer and it does fine, colors look bright and not washed out, so my conclusion is it must be the graphics card in the HP ENVY. My question: we feel fairly confident we can change out the card, if we know which one is best to get. We have a 9 year old who is into gaming (though being so young, he's not a big time gamer -- YET). What card can we get that will make his gaming experience better, and my our pictures, etc. better? Thanks in advance!http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Best-graphics-card-for-HP-ENVY-Desktop-750-114/td-p/5804915
I have an hp envy 750 dt desktop. If I added an PCI-E 3.0 graphics card will this automatically disable the onboard intel video? Is there any way to use a PCI-E 3.0 graphics card and the onboard video at the same time?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/hp-envy-750-dt-graphics-card-with-onboard/td-p/5656508
Hello,I am thinking about getting a seccond graphics card for my pc and was wondering if it is possible?I currently have a AMD R9 270 radeon and was thinking about adding a seccond one and running it with crossfire, but that is only if its possible.Thankshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Adding-a-second-graphics-card-to-HP-envy/td-p/5646716
Hi Everyone nbsp I am wanting to update the graphics card 23-d160qd envy compatible graphics card on nbsp my computer nbsp I called in to HP Parts and the person answering the phone said he did not know So I am trying here nbsp This pc is envy 23-d160qd compatible graphics card an Touchsmart Envy -d qd All-In-One nbsp It has an Intel HD and this is not very good at all nbsp I would like to know which envy 23-d160qd compatible graphics card nbsp modern graphics cards something good could nbsp be installed into the expansion slot nbsp Ideally I would like to make this computer into a gaming computer nbsp nbsp The website for the computer lists the expansion slots as nbsp PCI Express MXM slot that supports a PCI Express x graphics card Gen PCI Express x mini card Gen nbsp The website also lists the graphics card as a - which is wrong nbsp If anyone can point me to the right graphics cards that are compatible for this computer I would greatly appreciate the advice
Hi, It is a CTO machine therefore it can be any option in the list. Given it has PCI Express MXM slot that supports a PCI Express x16 graphics card (Gen 2.0) but finding a place to buy MXM card is another story. The specs shows 2 options: GeForce GT 630M (2 GB)Radeon HD 7650A (2 GB)You can order from HP but you need to check the right motherboard (depending on your option when you bought the machine) from the following options first: http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=C9D29AV Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/envy-23-d160qd-compatible-graphics-card/td-p/5261105
Is this video card (see below) compatible with the HP ENVY 750-170se? EVGA GeForce GTX 750Ti SC 2GB GDDR5 Graphics Card 02G-P4-3753-KRhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/Graphics-card-compatibility-with-the-HP-ENVY-750-170se/td-p/5785214
Hello, I would like to know if it was possible to upgrade my graphics card. I currently have an Intel HD Graphics 5500. This is enough for most of my current games, but games like Fallout 4 can hardly run on my laptop. If anyone could help me that would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance!
Hi, Unfortunately no, the Intel chip is soldered to the motherboard and the motherborad has no room for you to upgrade. Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Can-I-upgrade-my-graphics-card-on-my-HP-ENVY-m7-Notebook/td-p/5643797
I have a Phoenix desktop 860-121, (Product number T4A30AA) with a GTX 970 in it. I want to upgrade the graphics card but do not know what card would be compatiable with my pc. The motherboard is a Thimphu Pegatron, if that helps. Is a 980ti compatable, or should I look for something else? Thankshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/ENVY-Phoenix-860-121-graphics-card-upgrade/td-p/5852278
G'Day and thanks to anyone who can assist. My father's HP Envy 23 touchsmart AIO appears to have a failed graphics card. What card can I install to replace this one?It appears hard to source a replacement card without spending big. Some of the newer Graphics Cards appear to be compatible but I would like to check first. Product No. H4G88AA#ABGModel No. 23-d006a Graphics Card installed: 1GB Radeon HD 7450A MXM 3.0 Thanks for your help, Steve
Hi, The following link shows all parts of your computer: http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=H4G88AA You can see no available part from HP. Please try: http://www.amazon.com/Sparepart-HP-GFX-Exige4-671869-002/dp/B00H71JL8M Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/HP-Envy-23-touchsmart-AIO-replacement-graphics-card-for-AMD/td-p/5590479
I am thinking about buying a HP ENVY Phoenix 860-078na and wondered if it is able to take a seccond graphics card and has room for a Corsair H60 Liquid CPU Cooler. Thankshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Adding-a-second-graphics-card-to-HP-ENVY-Phoenix-860-078na/td-p/5653416
I bought an HP Envy 860-121 Desktop in April 2016 , and it came with the Nvidia 970GTX gaming card.I told the store from which I bought it, before I ordered it, that I do not play games, but make a living drawing in graphics.I want to put a different Nvidia card in the computer, because I am not achieving needed finishes with the 970GTX. I found out from Nvidia, that I must have a Quadro Card for graphics, not a gaming card. I purchased on line an Nvidia Quadro 2000. I installed it, but the computer will not start and I get 3 long beeps then 3 short beeps. I have contacted HP to ask what video cards work in my motherboard and they tell me to call Nvidia. Nvidia says to call HP. Does anyone know where you can go to match your Motherboard with Video cards?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/Which-Nvidia-Quadro-graphics-card-will-work-with-HP-Envy/td-p/5658380
I want to run some software that requires a Nvidia graphics card.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/Can-I-update-my-HP-Envy-15-u473cl-to-a-nvidia-graphics-card/td-p/5738222
I want to upgrade my HP Envy's graphic card but i dont know ifit can fit all the new and big graphics card or at least im trying to know what type of graphic card i can get current graphics card: Intel HD 4600http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrade-graphics-card-on-HP-ENVY-23-Beatz-Edition/td-p/5678381
I want to upgrade my HP Envy's graphic card but i dont know ifit can fit all the new and big graphics card or at least im trying to know what type of graphic card i can get current graphics card: Intel HD 4600http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrade-graphics-card-on-HP-ENVY-23-d000-Touch-All-in-One/td-p/5678381
I have an HP Envy t CTO Notebook PC Product LW AV Every so often I would get the message quot Display driver stopped responding and has recovered quot for quite a while but was never able to fix the problem Then with Envy my HP Radeon graphics on card Problem AMD Laptop I started to get the blue screen of death which said something about a memory dump and a memory driver Usually I would hold down the power Problem with AMD Radeon graphics card on my HP Envy Laptop button and restart it Then while in regular windows mode the screen got all staticy upon restarting I got to the windows logo then I'd see a black screen with static in it and it never fully started I can go into safe mode with no problems graphics or otherwise Going into Device Manager I deleted the AMD Radeon HD M XT Graphics driver then Problem with AMD Radeon graphics card on my HP Envy Laptop restarted and it would start and Problem with AMD Radeon graphics card on my HP Envy Laptop run fine with the other driver Intel driver until Windows loaded another driver for the Radeon driver I couldn't stop it after loading the screen would go blank again Nothing found online so far has fixed the problem I then went into Recovery and went back to factory settings Which worked for a few hours everything worked fine Then I started to get the static again to the point I'm right back to where I started Can anyone tell me exactly what the problem is Hardware or Driver Why did it work temporarily Is it possible to totally disable the Radeon driver for good where it doesn't reload when restarted My computer has two graphics drivers not sure why Is there a way to use the other driver instead the Intel driver Since it's not under warranty anymore if I brought it to a technician is there something they can do Thanks for your help
I can't tell you how to turn off the Radeon card for good, as that information isn't in the HP Envy manuals that I was able to find, but I can tell you a few things.
1. It sounds like a hardware problem. The Radeon card may be failing. The other possibility is that the Radeon driver is becoming corrupted somehow (how I don't know, and it's a bit of a mystery as to how it could become corrupted)
2. The computer has two graphics cards in it. One for low power general use (the Intel) and one for more demanding graphics duties (the Radeon). In your laptop, whichever card is used is supposed to be switchable.
3. It works properly in Safe Mode because the laptop only loads the Intel drivers in Safe Mode, not the ATI/Radeon driver. Therefore the Radeon card is not being used in Safe Mode, so it will always appear to work properly.
Since it's out of warranty, you might want to have it evaluated by a trained technician. The graphics card may have to be replaced (if it even can be - some cant be). Get a quote first on how much the evaluation will cost, and how much a graphics card will cost if that turns out to be the trouble. If its a significant chunk of a new laptop's cost, you might want to reconsider fixing that one, and just buy another.
Has anyone installed a GTX 1080 in their Phoenix yet? I ordered my new GTX 1080 yesterday directly from Nvidia and it will be here next week. I am upgrading from a 4GB EVGA GTX 960 FTW card that has currently been in my Phoenix for a bit over a year now.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Envy-Phoenix-810-430qe-and-Nvidia-GTX-1080-graphics-card/td-p/5653446
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Unfurled. What is the exact model number or product number of your laptop/desktop??? REOhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Graphics-card-switch-with-Beats-Edition-23xt-Envy/td-p/5640815
Hello, currently I have a GeForce 8600GT and would like to upgrade.
I'm considering the GeForce 9600 GT. Would there be enough of an improvement in framerate to warrant an upgrade to this model?
Is it really necessary to buy a "GTX 295" for nextgen gaming?
And for the 9800GT, why is it that the same models vary so much in price? (All I see different under specs is the Video Memory and Memory Type) Would these variations cause a noticeable decrease in performance?
My other specs are:
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4Ghz
3 GB RAM
21 inch monitor
EDIT: Also, would it be possible to still use my 8600GT along with a newer Video Card?
The reason why memory is impotant is because the more deidcated memory on the card the less it has to share with the other memory on your board. I have a 9800GT and I have been pleased but this all depends on how much you want to spend.
Hi, I bought a computer a few months a go, it is a hp a1350n
amd X2 processor 4200+
1 GB memory
integrated Ati Radeon xpress 200
I'm not an intense gamer but I want to get a graphics card to play some pretty good 3D games, which PCI express graphics card would you guys recommend my budget is about $250 but if there is a cheaper one that would to the job, a lot better. Thanks
Do you want to play the games in full graphics, or normal graphics? Also, what is your motherboard. Thanks.
I have had my Geforce GTX 760 for about a year now, and although it is a big improvement over my last graphics card, I want to upgrade it so games like OMSI Bus Simulator will run smoothly with no lag. I have already upgraded my power supply to a corsair 750. I am not wanting to pay more than ?300 for one. Also my current card is a tight squeeze due to the length at 21.8cm. The card I have been looking at is 26.9cm in length. Is their a way round this? Any help would be appreciated.
I have seen this:
Here are my Specs:
Hello anyone I m trying to upgrade my graphics card and what I have is an XFX GeForce card mbs ddr nvidia card upgrading graphics I have limited experience but what I can determine from the instructions with this card I go to Device Mfg upgrading graphics card and delete what I have on the board now and then insert the new card in the only slot it will fit into in this case a dark brown slot The device mfg sys what I have now as best as I can determine is upgrading graphics card VIA s Unichrome gp I pulled the old card out put the new one in deleted the VIA card in device mfg and rebooted or at least tried to The problem is I get no screen the green light comes on and then it goes into sleep mode WHAT AM I DOING WRONG Anyway I pulled the new card out put the old one back and everything is fine I did make a restore point before I started My system compaq presario xp home gig of ram model mother board is asustek Thanks for any help nbsp
Greetings, I am planning to buy a new graphics card for my pc. I started playing latest games and i found out that its time to upgrade it. but i didnt know that if i want to upgrade, i need to check if it is compatible with my motherboard or pc. i am not an pc expert although i am 14. but i really need your help. please help me. Im thinking of buying a R9 380 Gaming GPU. My motherboard is Kaili2. your cooperation is highly appreciated. Thank you! Regards, Donhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-my-graphics-card/td-p/5671613
So my friend offered to give me his old Nvidia Geforce 7600 GS graphics card.
and I have a HP Pavillion Media Center a1630n Desktop PC.
Is it compatible? If not, why?
(It may be because of the power supply, but I can't find any info on it aside from taking my computer apart)
Hey, I have a Pavilion DV5 laptop with a Intel HD graphics card.
I play MineCraft Mainly, and it is about 10 FPS on a good day..
Is there any tips I can use?
THINGS I HAVE TRIED:
(For minecrafters, I have tried optifine)
I have tried going into properties and setting to program to high priority,
I have tried clearing my cache
And I have tried gameboost or whatever, that makes games faster.
Would really help if I could get some answers!
Intel HD graphics means you don't have a graphics card. It uses the CPU.
Pretty much, either buy a card, or turn the game settings way down. It's actually pretty demanding.
I really want to update my graphics card Not like to a big expensive one because my Laptop could not handle that But I just want a little upgrade I've looked up if I could run certain games and it's always like Upgrading card? Graphics right on the edge of being able Upgrading Graphics card? to run them smoothly I'm a software guy not a hardware guy so I know little about this stuff I was kind of hoping someone could help me out You know someone tell me how to tell what stuff is compatible with other Upgrading Graphics card? stuff etc Again not that smart when it comes to hardware so be easy while trying to explain I'm really hoping my laptop casing can fit a different one and my laptop itself can run it I'm not looking to run like Battlefield on max settings or ARMA II on max settings just something where I can most likely play something like that on low or medium settings Thank you very much Very limited budget though Just give me ideas Computer specs are updated on my profile Oh and if I posted on the wrong part of the forum I'm sorry and please move my thread to the correct place Thank you
If this i s a laptop...the bottom line is NO. Now there are a few usb adpapters that will allow you to use a standard GPU (for desktop) that way but that's upwards of $500....Laptop hardware is built into/onto the mobo so there's no way to replace the GPU of a laptop.http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/268266-upgrading-graphics-card.html
hey guys ,I'm upgrading my graphic card from 8600gt so I'm thinking of 9800GTX+ ,my price range is around $100-$180 is it the best choice.
my mobo is n-force 650 ultra will it face any problems with this card cause its pc-i 1.1 and the card is 2.0 or so
the max res for me is 1600x900
and im planing on playing games like GTA IV and CRYSIS with good FPS
I was looking at Sparkle and EVGA as well, but the BFG version topped em both by just a little.
Oh yeah, if you want GOOD fps for Crysis as well as PERFECT quality, just buy two of these or two $60 or $70 versions of the 9600 and with a little overclock on the 9600s it'd be perfect quality. (maybe on the 9600s I ain't quite sure)
But one 9800 gtx+ should do it. Note on the 9800 GTX+: it consumes a WHOLE lot more power than the standard 9800 GTX. So, have an adequate psu to support the card like a 750watt or an 800watt psu would be safer. I think it's 500 or 550watts that is actually needed to power the gpu, but I always overdo it.
i've been thinking a upgrading for a while now i have a nvidia GTX 560 and i was thinking about getting a Nvidia GTX 780 as my GPU is old now and with GTA V coming out soon i think it's about time also i don't want to spend to much. is there a better option that anyone can suggest i prefer to keep to nvidia as i know amd has had problems with games in the past
If I could crank up your budget a little, I'd go with a GTX 980 or get a pair of 960s and link them.http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/362101-upgrading-my-graphics-card.html
Hi all im getting sick of my crappy nvidia 7300 GS its absolutly useless and the only game it will play on max settings is doom 3 and im sick of it but anyway back to the point i would get a good deal for a 7600GT shoul i buy it now or wait ??? cheers
I would like to upgrade my graphics card, but have no idea about how to pick out an upgrade. My system, custom built, is an AMD Athlon(tm) 64X2 Dual Core Prosessor 6000+ 2.99 GHz 2GB of Ram. My motherboard is a MSI K9A2GM-FIH. I have a 500GB Hard drive and 600W power supply. My MB will support 1 PCIe x16 and PCIe x1 slots. I have a Nvidia GeForce 8400GS graphics card, atm, but I want to upgrade to the best my system will support. Please keep in mind that I will, also, be increasing my Ram to 4GB and hope to be changing my OS to Windows 7 in the near future. I have looked online, but all the technical stuff that they write about the graphic cards goes way over my head. I, also, use this computer for gaming. New games coming out for the Windows 7 platform that won't be for Windows XP. Gotta move on up. I know some will tell me to just buy a new system, but when you live on a limited income, upgrading is the best I can do. Thanks for your time and input.
What's your budget? USA?
Im trying to buy a new graphics card which is ASUS STRIX R9 380 OC Gaming Graphics Card for this computer: HP 110-352na Desktop PC. Right now I am using AMD Radeon HD 8400 / R3 Series. I pretty much want to know if the Asus graphics card fits in and if it will work properly.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-my-graphics-card/td-p/5670303
I currently have an Nevidia 9800 GT.
I bought it for video editing (after effects) but am
now starting to play games on my computer. So I am
considering upgrading. Is it better to buy one more 9800
and bride them, or just buy one new one that's better and suggestions
for the new one.
Hi all, this is my first time posting on here (apologies if this is the wrong forum).
I have a g5200uk-m with a nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430 graphics card in it.
the mother board is a M2N68-LA (Narra6).
it also can handle up to 300w.
I'm looking to upgrade the power and graphics to the total cost of no more than £150, but preferably around the £100 mark.
can anyone recommend a good psu and graphics card that would work on my computer for that amount?
thanks in advance.
I am not the best with computers. But I do know that my current graphics card needs an upgrade.
Currently I have "Nvidia Geforce FX 5200" (AGP) which is only 128MB.
I have found one on BestBuy which is better. (I have giftcards)
I do not need a great one but just one that is somewhat better.
Now, before I order it, I just want to make sure it is compatible with my specs. This is were my dumbness comes in!
My computer is a 32 bit. Has 2.5G RAM. And the GI is AGP. Someone please help me!
The card which u choose is the right one but what im wondering is it worth spending the money? are u sure u will get the performance u want did u check which games are u planning to play and if will it run them make sure of all that before doing this buy because I can almost gaurente a direct x 10 card which is outdated by 4 years and which is a low-midranged card might not serve the needs list your games which your intending to play in the topic pls
+ what processor do u have
Hello i would like to upgrade my graphics card but i dont know which graphics cards will fit my motherboard i have an Acer WMCP78M so anyone know any cards that will fit that motherboard for no more than £70.
I have AMD HD 5830 card. I want to upgrade it.
Intel i5 760 2.8GHz quad core
Gigabyte P55UD3R motherboard (PCI Exp 2)
2 x 4GB DDR3 ram 1333 MHz.
22" LCD monitor max res 1920X1080p
Which best card can I have so that cpu and mobo dont create bottleneck.
What card are you considering? The CPU will bottleneck newer cards like the GTX 760, from what I've seen.
I'd recommend overclocking the CPU (they OC like champs with a decent cooler) to around 3.5GHz or so. That should eliminate any chance of a bottleneck.
Hello all right now I have an xfx 9800 gt I can see its not gonna run some newer games so I d like to upgrade but it can't take up more than one bracket as immediately below the pci express 2.0 I have a tv tuner for watching tv so is there anything more powerfull. While keeping in mind the size limitations thanx
I want to Upgrade my Video Card How do I know which Card to choos that fist my Motherboard and power supply. And If I cant even put it in my computer I have a Acer Aspire M5300 with the specs.
And I want to upgrade to like the Nvidia GTX 560 Ti. Plz help
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Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 240, -2048 Mb
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you didnt post what current PSU you have in your system. By the way- this is more of a hardware question, so I'm sure a moderator will take care of that soon.
I want to uppgrade my video Card on my Acer Aspire M5300. But I don't know what Kind of Card i'm gonna put in it and if my motherboard and power supply can keep up. I was thiking of an nvidia GTX 560 Ti or sothing like it.
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Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 240, -2048 Mb
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I have an HP 8000 Elite SFF desktop and I'm wanting to upgrade the GPU. I Know that it is a SFF so I'll need a low- Profile card and thats why I've picked out the --MSI Computer Graphics Cards N750TI-2GD5TLP-- card. I was wondering if this would work in my desktop and if so are there any other complications I will need to look out for?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-Graphics-card/td-p/5742928
Is NVIDIA GeForce 6600 or ATI Radeon X1300 or Intel GMA X4500 compatible with HP COMPAQ DC5800 DESKTOP COMPUTER, INTEL CORE 2 DUO, 4gb RAM, 2.83 GHz
You have one pci-e 16 slot for a video card however you only have a 240W pw supply. In addition, you have a sff type case ie it is a small case.
In order to use a real video card, you need to do two things;
1 Measure your case to see if the card you want will fit
2 Upgrade your pw supply so you can actually use a video card
The later is going to be problematic since you have a sff and a standard pw supply will not fit.
In short, while you might be able to upgrade the pw and install a real video card, it is NOT cost effective. It will cost you a lot of money for the pw supply and you will still have an old hp computer.
Here is the spec sheet for that computer;
hey everyone i can use a litle help...i want to change the graphics card in my pc ( i have done it before on my last pc so installation isn't the problem) but i can't seem to get a straight answer about what the best gcard is for my current system. here are my specs:
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU [email protected]
Windows Vista 32 bit system
Inte(R) 82945G Express Chipset Family
i hope thats enough info lol! any suggestions? thanks again
I'd say something in the midrange should be alright, and important consideration is how much you are willing to spend on it?
I have a dell xps and I wish to upgrade my graphics card from the geforce le to someting that will allow me to increase the setting on some of my games Most of the new ones I can not play and the less recent one I still have to lower the settings to minimum Anyways I have a psu came with pc willing to upgrade if necessary a Pentium D dual core Ghz processor Multiplier x Bus Rated FSB GB ram DDR info came from CPU-Z If i remember correctly my current gpu is in a pci-e slot but it is only mb I m hoping for something around - ish Good but not extremely expensive Thanks in advance for the help P S just saw the TSG SysInfo This is what it gave me Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version Microsoft Windows Ultimate Service Pack bit Processor Intel R Pentium R D CPU GHz Intel Family Model Stepping Processor Count RAM Mb Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce LE Mb Hard Drives C Total - MB Free - MB D Total - MB Free - MB E Total - MB Free - MB V Total - MB Free - MB Motherboard Dell Inc WG Antivirus Internet Security Anti-Virus Updated and Enabled nbsp
First of all i have a graphics card in mind.
Here it is:
Newegg.com - HIS H483QS512P Radeon HD 4830 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
Here is my machine that i plan to put the graphics card into:
HP Pavilion a6110n PC (GG781AA) specifications - HP Home & Home Office Products
also, my monitor uses a VGA cable, how will i be able to convert it and plug it into the dvi ports?
Now i want to know if those 2 are compatible and if i upgrade to that graphics card willi notice a difference?
A guide to upgrading gpu's will also be helpful
"Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia." -Charles Schultz
sorry for such long sighttp://www.vistax64.com/graphic-cards/269495-help-upgrading-graphics-card.html
Is it possible to upgrade my graphics card on an IBM thinkpad t41? Arent there external graphics cards available now?
Graphics cards for notebooks are normally built into the motherboard. I've not heard of an external graphics card and I don't think that there is an external interface that has a high enough bandwidth for the needs of a graphics card.
I've heard not every laptop is compatible for a graphics card upgrade, so if anyone knows could you tell me if my laptops graphics card can be upgraded.
I've got a HP G6000 Notebook. Here's some basic specs...
Processer: AMD Athlon 64 X2 TK53 1.70 GHz
160gb SATA Hard Disk Drive
My current graphics card is the NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100
The reason i'm looking to upgrade is for gaming purposes.
Please leave feedback, thanks
I am currently rolling with a NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX. I have currently ran into a wall with my card. The games I ran up too last major release season ran great with mid to high level settings. Recently, however with Starcraft II and with others have started to run sluggish.
What is the best bang for my buck?
Asus - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 1.5GB GDDR5 PCI Express
Asus - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470 1.25GB GDDR5 PCI Express
the gtx 470 is the best bang for buck but you would be great with a gtx 460 1 gb
I was so satisfied with Triple6's good work on helping me with my CPU upgrade, I decided to come back. But this time a different question. Upgrading the graphics card... what do I need to know and should be looking for when upgrading my graphics card. I have a Dell Inspiron 546, running with a ATI Radeon HD 3200. I'd still like to keep to the ATI Radeon series. But I'd like it to be good and a price range of $25 to $75, maybe $100. I'm looking at the ATI Radeon 5670, but I realized it a DDR3 so I wasn't sure it would work when my RAM slots requires DDR2. I have a 0F896N motherboard by Dell Inc. if that helps any.
If you need more information about my computer feel free to ask, I'll reply A.S.A.P.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you very much,
this is my motherboard 'Asus PTGD2-VX' and I would like to know if I can upgrade my onboard video card to a PCI video card?
the motherboard looks like this one
can I go ahead and buy a 512mb PCI grapics card?
I currently have a Nvidia GTX 275 but I'm looking to upgrade.
I've narrowed it down to a GTX 560 Ti and a GTX 570 since I like to remain with Nvidia and the other cards from Nvidia cost a bit too much at this moment.
However I'm unsure which of the two I should get.
The 560 only costs 250 so that's a plus while the 570 costs 350, but my question: Is the 570 really worth the extra 100?
Also, for how much would my GTX 275 still sell? Tried looking on google but it seems the card became extinct or something, lol.
Thx in advance.
Welcome to SF. As the proud owner of a GTX260OC and having upgraded to a Radeon 5770 Hawk on the cheap. I may not be the guy to help. But in my humble opinion I would grab the 470 and save the money or spend the difference on a SSD and really up the ante! Either way it will be an improvement over the GTX270 which isn't a slouch of a card, ever thought of picking up another GTX 270 on the real cheap and SLI'g ?
OK SO bad Upgrading card? graphics choice I guess Could you guys recommend a Upgrading graphics card? card to me Upgrading graphics card? for under Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version Microsoft Windows Home Premium Service Pack bit Processor AMD A - APU with Radeon tm HD Graphics AMD Family Model Stepping Processor Count RAM Mb Graphics Card AMD Radeon HD D Mb Hard Drives C Total - MB Free - MB D Total - MB Free - MB F Total - MB Free - MB G Total - MB Free - MB L Total - MB Free - MB Motherboard PEGATRON CORPORATION ACF Antivirus Kaspersky Anti-Virus Updated and Enabled It s an HP Pavilion give me a bit to look what model it is http h www hp com ewfrf wc document docname c amp cc us amp dlc en amp lc en HP Pavilion P - I don t know much about this stuff so if you need more info just ask Pretty sure you guys will but I dont want to load this post up without need Thanks nbsp
I'm thinking of upgrading my old graphics card but not quite sure which models would be compatible. I have a Gateway PC with a 300W power supply with one PCI-Express x16 slot and I'm running a 64-bit version of Windows 7, any suggestions?
In order to upgrade to Windows 10, I must upgrade my integrated video display, so I bought and installed a 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 in the PCI Ex16 slot on the motherboard, but my system refuses to recognize it, even though I changed the Primary Video Display in the BIOS to PCI Ex16. What am I doing wrong here? I would appreciate any help. Thanks
Hi: The Nvidia 730 series cards won't work in a PC that old. The BIOS won't accept it. If you want a nVidia card which is close to the 730, you would have to go with the GT 630. Also there is a workaround to use the onboard graphics and upgrade to W10. See this discussion below. You run the DVD you make from the windows desktop, and skip the check for updates. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/NVIDIA-GeForce-6150SE-nForce-430-chipset-not-compatible-with/m-p/5173180#M41749http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/Upgrading-graphics-card/td-p/5691697
I don t know that much about graphics cards and I would like some advice Here s my current system config AMD Sempron ghz Ram x Motherboard ECS AM C GM-M PCI-E slot Help! card Upgrading graphics - my NVIDIA Upgrading my graphics card - Help! GeForce Onboard I can t live without my computer games and the Geforce worked great until last year Games are now way too heavy for it as you might have noticed Anyway my goal is to be able to play a game like ES Oblivion at medium-high quality as long as it doesn t cost millions Well I can t really pay for Upgrading my graphics card - Help! the latest one so I did some research and found the Geforce GT Upgrading my graphics card - Help! Mb to be reasonable What I just don t understand at all is the whole GT GS etc What s the difference And I really don t like the idea of Turbocache either P S Like I said I really don t know that much about graphics card so forgive any cr p I might ve said nbsp
Well the GT, GS, GTS, GTX, bla bla bla, all that really is, is just the "brand" of the card. Doesn't really mean anything. Instead of a 8500GT I would get the 8600GT or GTS doesn't cost to much more. I don't have a clue where you are from so I will use newegg for examples.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130086 -- This one is really nice, a bit expensive but not to bad. You didn't put a max budget so it is really hard to say what your max budget is.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127302 -- this one is a bit cheaper and not a bad card.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150247 -- This one is pretty dang nice, really cheap to. I recommend this one because of the price and its got 512MB of memory.
Hey all I m looking to upgrade my graphics card to play Global Agenda Here are my specs JetWay JHA -GT-LF AM AM AMD G ATX AMD graphics card? Help upgrading Motherboard G SKILL GB x Help upgrading graphics card? GB -Pin DDR SDRAM DDR PC Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F - CL D- GBNT HITACHI Deskstar P K HDP GLA A GB RPM MB Cache SATA Gb s quot Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive AMD Athlon X Black Edition Kuma GHz x KB L Cache MB L Cache Socket AM W Dual-Core Processor AD ZWCGHBOX XFX PVT GYAR GeForce GT MB -bit DDR PCI Express x HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card I m looking at a Help upgrading graphics card? few cards here http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E Can anybody tell me if these will definitely work with my rig Or some guidelines so I don t end up buying one that s Help upgrading graphics card? not compatible Thanks nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-upgrading-graphics-card.970726/
I ws hoping some bright spark could let me know which graphics card i am best upgrading to, or alternatively just abandoning my PC and getting a new one!
Currently i own an athlon 800, with 256ram however despite good all round performance on most applications i am let down when it somes to playing games. The graphics card i have at the moment is an Nvidia TNT2 32mb but this seems to be sadly lacking when it comes to running games.
I don't want to spend loads of money if i am better just replacing my whole PC - but i would welcome suggestions on which graphics cards i should go and buy. Any help you can give me would be most appreciated
PS - don't want to be spending more than £100
I would go with an ATI card I had an Nvidia 32meg card I went back to ATI it run alot better. Just about anything in there line of video cards with 64meg will do great and some of them should be in your price range
Hi all I m getting of my teeth pulled and gettin braces But coz of this my parents said it s brave if I do it and they ll give me - one? What Card Upgrading Graphics for it So I m going to upgrade my CPU and Graphics Card I saw an Intel C D E for like dollars on an online shop not ebay and a Geforce GT for a cheap price This all Upgrading Graphics Card - What one? may sound expensive but I m sure i could twist my parents arms However with new Nvidia and ATi cards coming out every month or two Upgrading Graphics Card - What one? I m undecided on what card to get I was looking at getting a Geforce GTX then GT then found out that the GTS has more shaders than the GT Not to mention ATi has their HD and series which adds more competition to the market So my motherboard is Gigabyte GA- GCM-S L I don t know if it s SLi compatible but it doesn t say on the Gigabyte website so I don t know for sure So could anyone help me out please My current is ASUS GF GS Also what brand is a good brand to buy E g ASUS Galaxy Gigabyte Thanks in advance I know it sounds a lot but I can t stand the FPS im gettin in CoD and random - falls in the FPS Thanks again nbsp
This is probably a really stupid question but I need help:
I am currently attempting to upgrade my (quite bad) gaming PC. Which has an AMD RADEON 5570 graphics card in.
I am looking to upgrade to something in the 7000 Series but I do not know if you can just pick and choose a graphics card or if it depends on the rest of your PC's specs.
Intel Core i3-550 Processor
Radeon HD5570 Graphics card
Sorry for the newbie question, I am new to PC building!
Any semi recent video card uses a PCI-E slot. So pretty much any card that uses that slot should work. With that said, the biggest thing to watch is the power supply. Ensure you have a quality power supply that can provide enough clean power for the whole PC (including the gpu which can be quite power hungry.).
Firstly, if I should be taking this up with a potential seller (i.e. Best Buy) rather than HP themselves, please let me know. I'm still a bit new to purchasing and upgrading computers.
I am interested in purchasing an Inspiron Small Desktop, but would like to upgrade the graphics card. The one I had in mind is a MSI - AMD Radeon R9 380 4GB graphics card. Would this be possible, both physical size of desktop computer/graphics card and power wise? Would this void the computer warranty if I was to do so?
Thank you in advance.
The exact model name and number of the Inspiron is required for an answer. Know that a small desktop must have a low profile card and also one that does not require a high powered power supply--not over 300w. A $300 video card like the one you list would never be able to be installed on a small budget desktop. Check the system requirements of any video card before buying. Buy a gaming model computer instead of a budget model.
BTW--Inspirons are dell computers not HP.
Can anyone advise me? I am going to replace my current graphics card to a 128MB one that can handle direct 9.
Do I have to delete the original graphics settings/drivers from the PC before I put the new one in?
Do I have to delete the original graphics settings/drivers from the PC before I put the new one in?
Click to expand...
May not be neccesary, but better if you do.. Best safe than sorry.
I am in the process of upgrading my graphics card and am having a little difficulty. I have found available on iBuyPower.com a NVIDIA GeForce GTX550 1GB PCI Express DVI Graphics Card and was wondering what is the difference between this card and the 550 ti version. Whenever I search the GTX550 all I can find is information of the GTX550 ti. Any explanation will be appreciated.
All of the 550's are Ti's that I can see.
I am using a Predator G5900 in its default state and it warranty is at its end. I find that its graphic card lacks power to run newer games and have decided to upgrade it.
Windows i7 870 @2.93 GHz
Nvidia GT 330
I am looking to upgrade in the range of GTX 560 to 660 but unsure of whether they are compatible. Please Advise.
So I just wanted to know if I could upgrade my graphics card without changing/upgrading anything else as well. I have a GeForce GT 610 currently, and switching it out for the GeForce gtx 750 ti or the 950.
PROCESSOR: AMD Fx(tm)-4300 Quad-Core processor 3.8 GHz
GRAPHICS CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GT 610
Ello all :wave:
Only me was just thinking about Upgrading Graphics Card, Whats the diff in APG and PCI anyone help me on this please ? This is what i have at mo if it helps
NVIDA GeForce FX 5500 256mb,
ASUSTex Computer INC P4S800
1024 of ram
Maxtor 160gb hard drive
Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.40GHz current speed at 3200MHz
the AGP bus has a higher bandwidth than the PCI bus, and so allows more data to be transferred per second, resulting in better performance and better graphics.
If I recall correctly, the AGP bus also, unlike the PCI bus, has a direct line to the memory for texture mapping, thus avoiding the CPU and lowering resource usage. If the wiki is correct though, I may be wrong about this, or perhaps it's missing/I've missed it in the article. Not that it matters The main point is that AGP is better and faster.
Now, PCI-E is faster again than AGP, but it doesn't appear that you have a mainboard that supports it.
From wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accelerated_Graphics_Port (easier than looking it up in my textbooks of old.... lol)
AGP 1x, using a 32-bit channel operating at 66 MHz resulting in a maximum data rate of 266 megabytes per second (MB/s), doubled from the 133 MB/s transfer rate of PCI bus 33 MHz / 32-bit; 3.3 V signaling.
AGP 2x, using a 32-bit channel operating at 66 MHz double pumped to an effective 133 MHz resulting in a maximum data rate of 533 MB/s; signaling voltages the same as AGP 1x;
AGP 4x, using a 32-bit channel operating at 66 MHz quad pumped to an effective 266 MHz resulting in a maximum data rate of 1066 MB/s (1 GB/s); 1.5 V signaling;
AGP 8x, using a 32-bit channel operating at 66 MHz, strobing eight times per clock, delivering an effective 533 MHz resulting in a maximum data rate of 2133 MB/s (2 GB/s); 0.8 V signaling.Click to expand...
Again, from wiki,
As computers became increasingly graphically-oriented, the graphics card became far more important than other PCI devices, and, thus, the AGP slot was developed. AGP slots are superior to PCI for graphics cards because they provide a dedicated pathway between the slot and the processor, allowing for faster communication between the two. In addition, AGP uses sideband addressing, meaning that addressing for packets is carried outside of the packet, meaning that the entire packet does not need to be read to get addressing information. In addition, to load a texture, a PCI graphics card must copy it from the system's RAM into the card's framebuffer. An AGP card is capable of reading textures directly from system RAM using the Graphics Address Remapping Table (GART). GART reapportions main memory for texture storage, allowing the graphics card to access them directly.Click to expand...
And finally, what wiki has to say aboput the speed of the PCI bus...
Conventional, 133MB/sec peak transfer rate
PCI 2.2, 533 MB/s peak transfer rate
Essentiall, what's important is that AGP is far superior for graphics than PCI, unless you are considering PCI-Express.
BTW... Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.40GHz current speed at 3200MHz - that's an impressive overclock. Did you do it yourself?
Hi i'm trying to find out if a GTX 950 oc 2gbddr5 graphics card is compatible with my HP Pavilion Elite HPE-575a pc if anyone can shed some light on this it be very much appreciatedhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/upgrading-graphics-card/td-p/5661838
I have an hp pavilion a610n running Windows XP. I purchased a ATI Radeon AGP 9550 256 mb graphics card and it says on the installation instruction that I may need to disable my on-board graphics card. Any ideas on how to go about this?
Yes. Get into your bios (F8 on restart I think for HP) and change it...after you install the vid card.
However, try installing the card and the drivers first. No need to complicate things if it isn't needed.
Hope this helps-
I want to upgrade my graphics card currently running nvidia 8400 GS want to upgrade to nvidia/ATI bus powered card which won't require a power connector reason for upgrade, unable to play new games.Budget i think bus powered cards come cheap so please post cards which can play new games smoothly with my specs.
Motherboard: Intel DG 31 PR
Processor: Intel C2D 2.8 Ghz
SMPS 400W but has no connector for graphics card.
Maybe you can find a 4670 for cheap?
Hey there guys,
I've recently upgraded to Windows Vista not realising that I would have to update my hardware in order for the best features to work!
I'm in the process of buying some memory (which I hope is the right one!), but I also need a new graphics card. According to Vista, I need one with 256Mb graphics memory.
I know that you have to choose one depending on the type of bus your motherboard has (i.e. PCI/PCi-E/AGI etc) but I don't know which one I have as I don't have any documentation. I have the Everest program, but don't know where to look on it to find out which one I need.
Here's a few specs of my machine - it's an AMD Sempron 2800, 2ghz 512mb with 120Gb Hdd, and the motherboard is model MS-7061.
Any help would be much appreciated!
I am looking at upgrading my graphics card to a ZOTAC GeForce GTX 650 1GB GDDR5 which needs a minimum of a 400W PSU and currently mine is only a 250W. I have the Imedia s3810 from packard bell and was wondering which power supply would fit my motherboard without damaging it and still allow me to run this graphics card or one of simular specs.
Any quality power supply with more than 400 watts will work, the key word is quality and it should be more than the minimum. Good brands are Corsair, Thermaltake, Antec, Enermax but all have entry level units that aren't meant for gaming system but basic or office use. Here's one very popular unit that would handle the load easily: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139020
I'm looking to upgrade my graphics card, but I've got no idea how i go abt doing it. My friend told me tht i need a new power supply 2 coz mine is useless. I'm on a Dell inspiron 620.
processor- intel core i3 2100 cpu @ 3.10ghz 3.10ghz
ram - 4gb - (gonna upgrade this)
windows 7 64 bit
xfix card - amd radeon hd 6450
motherboard - dell 0gdg8y
power supply- dell max power 300w
My aim is to play WoW on max setting with very little fps issue. I've got a budget of about £170.
Thank you greatly in advance for the help <3
You'd definitely need to upgrade your power supply. I would *HIGHLY* suggest a 500w or higher PSU.. and don't go with a cheap one. I've seen those blow and take the entire system with it (12v on the 3.3v standby rail).
Hey all im trying to upgrade my graphics and ram for playing games. My computer specs are:
Pentium 3.20 ghz
1 GB RAM
nvidia quadro fx 1300
Im thinking first off of upgrading my graphics to either
ATI Radeon 4670
Geforce 9500 GT
opinions of which is better?
btw i have pci slot
and I'd like to upgrade my RAM to either 2 or 3 GB. Im wondering I have 2 512 mb sticks of ram (ddr2) in my system right now. It has a maximum of 4 slots. Would any ddr2 memory stick be compatable with this? im assuming it has to be ddr2 as well but will it have to be samsung like mine now are. Also would a 1 GB stick be ok with these 512 mb ones? or do I need to get rid of these 512's and get all 1 GB's. Thankyou for any help
Hello I recently made the decision that I want to upgrade my graphics card because I m tired of quot meeting the reccomended settings quot then jumping into the game to find I have to but card, only Upgrading graphics my a v1.0 PCI-e it's turn things near to minimum most of the time medium if I m lucky Anyway I currently have an Nvidia GeForce GT and after a Upgrading my graphics card, but it's only a PCI-e v1.0 lot of research I decided I wanted to get Upgrading my graphics card, but it's only a PCI-e v1.0 the Nvidia GTX as my upgrade though after I set my mind on it I noticed in a comparison my old card is PCI-e v and the GTX is v My question is how much reduced performance will I be getting from using the GTX in my system Upgrading my graphics card, but it's only a PCI-e v1.0 would it be so much so that I d be better off getting a card Also if I put the GTX in at the same time as the GT I have two PCI-e v slots would I gain any performance from that being that I can t SLI them my mobo does support SLI though so would getting another GT and running them in SLI be a better solution overall I was hoping to run the new Sonic Generations game with good performance but can anyone help me with upgrading my graphics card please nbsp
PCIE v1.0 and v2.0 are backward/forward compatible. the 460 does not use all of a v1.0 bandwidth so you are okay there. as far as SLI'ing te two cards, the cards must be same gen, same core etc for sli to function. so the 8600Gt and the GT460 will not sli. you can use your 8600 for physX however. The 460 is going to give you better performance than will 2 x 8600, not to mention DX11 capability.
Last year I bouught a Compaq Presario desktop with Vista premounted. I just tried to set it up to run a Vista video screensaver, and I get a message that says, essentially, "the video card in your cheap-a$$ed WalMart Special is not up the task". So I am thinking about upgrading the card. But I don't have a clue. What would be the best way for Joe Computer to proceed? Dollars are dear.
You can get decent video cards for reasonably cheap these days. I'd venture to guess that your Presario has a PCI-Express slot, 16x even. You can pick up an eVGA 9500GT 1GB for $90 at the local Fry's in my area.http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/upgrading-graphics-card-330452.html
Hello Been out of the PC upgrading game for a while now looking at doing up my current kit but could do with some advice on what Graphics card to go with Im an intense gamer so would like to run my games as close to max as i can afford My budget on new graphics card is up to but would prefer to spend less if im going to get similar same results from a cheaper model Specs Motherboard - Gigabyte Technology - P -DS http ee gigabyte com products page mb ga-p -ds Graphics Card - Radeon HD http www amd com uk products desk s ati-radeon-hd- -system-requirements aspx Memory - Currently running GB DDR - Upgrading to GB shortly CPU - Intel Core Quad Q GHZ http ark intel com products Intel-Core -Quad-Processor-Q - M-Cache- -GHz- -MHz-FSB Power - Coolermaster RS -EMBA http www tomshardware com reviews toms-reference-system - html That should include all the information of my card graphics Upgrading current set up If any further information is required just ask i dont think i Upgrading graphics card really need to upgrade anything other than my Graphics but you guys are the experts so if you think anything else is needed then just tell me and im in the UK Thanks nbsp
$800 is a great budget for a GPU. Do you want to stick with AMD or is NVIDIA an option? The new AMD cards are being released now (7000 series) and the NVIDIA 600 series is being released soon which are pci-e 3.0 (I didn't look at your board specs so I don't know if it will support the next gen cards).
Check this out.
I am concidering upgrading my graphics card but its confusing trying to pick a card. (Some are ?30 with 2GB of memory and others are ?150 with 1GB... huh?) I'm looking for a good card, preferably AMD just to have it matching the CPU (that probably sounds silly) but it doesn't matter all that much, that would go well with my system so as not to create a bottle neck;
AMD FX-8320 Vishera FD8320FRW8KHK
MSI 760GA-P43 (FX)
Samsung DDR3 4GB PC3-10600U 1333MHz x2
Seagate Desktop HDD ST1000DM003
My top budget is ~?100
Or is my current card (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SE) ok?
Clock speed and Memory does not always matter. The actual performance matters. PassMark Software - Video Card Benchmarks - High End Video Cards Look at this list and look for the GTX and Radeon GPUs. You may be surprised at the performance with the amount of clock speed and memory. EVGA - Products - EVGA GeForce GTX 760 w/ EVGA ACX Cooling - 02G-P4-2763-KR This or something similar from a brand that is available in UK.http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/325327-upgrading-graphics-card.html
Not sure if this is in the card graphics Upgrading right sub forum or not sorry Hi all new to these forums but people tell me the people on here are very reliable when it comes to pc building its my birthday tomorrow and I have to spend on upgrading my pc as I have a GT graphics card and starting to have to run every game in low settings this is where Im going to start so my budget for a graphics card is the full My specs at present ASROCK H M-VS Socket S L M-ATX Motherboard Intel Core i GHz Processor Dual Core Corsair Vengeance CML GX M A C B RAM Module - GB x GB - DDR Corsair CX WATT ATX power supply Now I tried to do a little research myself regarding an upgrade and using the following list seems to represent the best value for money I Upgrading graphics card can get http www videocardbenchmark net gpu value html Been looking at the Radeon HD and they go for around mark on some places my questions are this Is this the best I will be able to get with my budget On one seller they said quot Please note this card is long and will not fit into small or HTPC cases you need a full size ATX case and it requires a high quality watt or better power supply to function correctly quot My motherboard is quite small and also the ram sticks seem to be rather close to the graphics card slot also my power supply is only watt which is why I have my doubts that I will be able to even use this card Regards Paul nbsp
I'm not a hard-core gamer nor a hardware expert, but I see a few potential issues.
1. The small case and cramped space may cause a heat issue.
2. The 430 watt power supply may not be adequate to handle the graphics/gaming load.
3. The motherboard is too small for a full-size graphics card.
Yeah, I know, what I should be doing is upgrading to PCI-e. However, I don't have the money to buy a new mobo/case/cpu/everything else associated with chaging formats altogether just yet, so I'm doing this to tide me over.
In the computer-in-question, there is currently a Geforce MX440. The card I am looking at to replace it is a Radeon 9550, and I was wondering if it would be a worthwhile upgrade? I'm not expecting a huge increase in performance, but for the 70 bucks it would cost I'd like to know if I'll see any noticeable difference. I'm not too great at reading specs and drawing conclusions from them, so I was hoping someone could help me out.
I have a M90 tower and I'm trying to upgrade the graphics card with a gtx 960. I keep getting a error beep code five beeps can anyone please help!https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/Upgrading-graphics-card-gtx-960-in-M90/td-p/3345311
My system is as follows Intel Pentium MHz Chip set Intel R Bx chip set family Memory controller BX DX ZX I O controller EB PIIX E Intel MMX Technology Streaming SIMD extensions CPU Family CPU type CPU Model Help card my Graphics Upgrading CPU Stepping Windows With MB of Ram DVD and CD-Rom R ATI Rage MB video card Vortex Super Quad Pci sound card - My Current video card is a ATI Rage Fury mb AGP X installed on my AGP Help Upgrading my Graphics card bus with a voltage of I understand the newer ati cards have a different bus voltage but that I could install a PCI card from ATI I would like to stay with the ATI make of Video Help Upgrading my Graphics card cards but dont know which one would Help Upgrading my Graphics card fit my AGP slot and would I be just as well off to install a PCI video card My main objective is to upgrade so that I can do better Digital Photo s I use Adobe Photoshop elements and Arcsoft Russ nbsp
my system configuration is :
Motherboard :GA -8I865GME- 775
CPU :intel p4 HT 3.06GHz
graphics:On board intel 82865G graphics adapter
i have an AGP 4x/8x(1.5v) slot
i am currently running win 7 but not its aero features and transperency due to unsuppored motherboard
now i want to install a new graphics card in my AGP slot and my question is :
1. which graphics card should i install so that i can run win 7 aero features.
2. i have a Samsung CRT 17" monitor ,will it conflict with the graphic card to run win 7 aero features.
3.Should the "DDR" of the graphic card taken in consideration.
"please keep in mind that i cannot buy a new computer"
thank you in advance
Sunjyot, welcome to the Seven Forums.
To answer your questions,
1. None, see below.
The reason for saying none is that sadly any AGP card you buy will be worth more than your computer. It is your money but buying something that is obsolete (AGP has gone the way of the dodo) just for Aero doesn't make sense.
Also the motherboard has a totally unsupported chipset on it (Intel 865, of which Intel stopped supporting a long time ago) which can make getting an AGP card to install properly (if at all) a challenge.
You may not be able to afford a new computer now, but it would be wiser to save up until you can instead of essentially throwing the money away.