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Q: Graphics Card upgrade

I own a Compaq Presario SR2025IL which was being used a computer for typing. Now it has been handed down to me and I want to upgrade its graphics card to make it a gaming computer. Any suggestions for a graphics 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.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Graphics-Card-upgrade/td-p/5673401
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A:Time to upgrade.. input on these..graphics card / RAM upgrade choices??

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/time-to-upgrade-input-on-these-graphics-card-ram-upgrade-choices.681708/
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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.

http://www.pchelpforum.com/windows-10-a/127463-upgrade-graphics-card-upgrade-powersupply.html
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Looking For a Graphics Card Upgrade Of My Old PC.
I don't know what type of port I have to do that.
Please look at those images and help me to identify.....


My black port can be seen in image two.
My System Specifications:
Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 1.86 GHz processor
DDR2 4GB RAM 536MHz
Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit and Windows 10 Pro 64 bit dual boot.
Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS 256 MB DDR2 VGA
Is the port shown in the image is a PCI-Express slot?
And what version is it?PCI-Express 1.0 or 2.0 or 3.0?PCI-Express 16 or 8?
I want to know about it because I think to upgrade to Nvidia GeForce 750 GTX 1GB Card.
Please help me to identify the port.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/looking-for-a-graphics-card-upgrade-of-my-old-pc.1165565/
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Interesting article on "How To!"
How to Upgrade Your Graphics Card - PCWorld

A:How to upgrade your graphics card.

Good article The Howling Wolves, It explains nicely the requirements that need to be met when upgrading and also the installation process.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/159699-how-upgrade-your-graphics-card.html
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I'm currently using the following card:

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I use this computer mostly for Flight Sims, and it seems to me my best upgrade would be the GPU. I've always had good luck with EVGA, Nvidea cards, and would like to get one that will outperform the old 250 I'm using and will also run on the 600W PS. I guess I could replace the PS if I really had to, but not looking forward to the work involved, lol.

Anyway, I'd appreciate any suggestions that will improve my system. Thanks.
 

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A:Graphics card upgrade.

well here is one of the best ones, but really for that price with only agp slot it's not really worth it, because you will only see so much of a good speed boost

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161069

or better prices
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130274
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150210

but how old is your system, because to play games these days you may want to just save up and consider a rebuild
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-upgrade.569848/
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A:graphics card upgrade

see if this helps you
good luck

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/graphics-card-upgrade-438798.html
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A:Graphics card upgrade

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

GTX 470 (Fermi FTW)

Newegg.com - EVGA 012-P3-1475-AR GeForce GTX 470 (Fermi) SuperClocked+ 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

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

It is at 320 after mail in rebate and a lifetime limited warranty

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/118366-graphics-card-upgrade.html
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Hi,

I assembled my PC in mid 2010 and it's still runs OK for my purposes except that I feel that Firefox and other programs that I use feel somehow sluggish and I attribute this to the naive graphics card I'm using (AMD RADEON HD 5450) even with the latest Catalyst drivers. I picked this up on purpose because it has no fan (I'm not a gamer anyway).
Now that it's 2014, I'm asking a recommendation for a more powerful graphics card that uses no fan at all in order to enjoy more powerful graphics in Firefox, youtube, flash, photoshop,...etc without adding any extra noise.

Thanks in advance.

A:Better no fan graphics card for upgrade

I sort of doubt that it is your sluggish problem especially with Firefox. That could be due to your internet connection.

What size hard drive and is it close to being full? Do you defrag it periodically?

With that said, check out the Zotac NVIDIA GeForce GT730 4GB.

http://www.eightforums.com/graphic-cards/56518-better-no-fan-graphics-card-upgrade.html
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A:Graphics Card Upgrade

Is this a desktop or laptop?

If this is a laptop, did you check to see if the card can be replace? Most laptops have integrated cards that can't be replaced.

Have you checked to see if your card is replaceable?

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/163319-graphics-card-upgrade.html
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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 




I'm a Lenovo advocate, part of the Lenovo INsiders program. I'm a volunteer; I don't work for Lenovo.

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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.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-upgrade.904480/
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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:Upgrade for Graphics Card

The standard appears to be PCI Express today as far as buying a new card check tigerdirect.com that is where I found mine... i do not have PCI Express but wanted 512MB and HD quality.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrade-for-graphics-card.837271/
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A:Graphics Card Upgrade

No you cant.  The Slim Case will only take low profile Geforce 210 to 610 cards.
 

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19667937
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A:which graphics card to upgrade too?

Your CPU will bottleneck any good GPU unless you take it past 3 ghz. Do you have a good power supply? What model/brand? How about a budget?

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A:Graphics Card Upgrade

The easiest way to disable the onboard video is thru the Bios. enter the bios and disable " onboard video"

as for sites you can check this one out

http://www.hardwareguys.com/
 

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A:Graphics card upgrade

It sounds like you are getting your specs crossed up. can you link to this game?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/graphics-card-upgrade.206034/
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A:Graphics Card Upgrade

After some reserch on the dell website I found out that you pc is a small form factor, but it does have 1 PCI-E X16 connector, the only thing that you would be limited by would be the form factor and the power supply.
Edit:
just to make sure this is the computer:http://www.dell.com/us/p/inspiron-580s/pd ?

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/147524-graphics-card-upgrade.html
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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.

As far as the video card, it would help to know the specs of the power supply. If you have one of the slim chassis then you need a low profile card which limits your choices.

What's your price range for the video card?
 

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1. Motherboard - Dell model: OF4991
2. Graphic interface -Nvidia FX5200 128MB RAM AGP version 3 8x
3. Memory - dual channel ddr 1024MB
4. CPU - Intel Pentium 4
5. CPU Speed -2.8GHz
6. Power Supply Make/Model - ??
7. Watt output/Amperage - 250W

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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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Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.00GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3326 Mb
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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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I'm really interested to know how much gain in performance I would get from upgrading from my 285 to this card MSI GeForce GTX 570 OC Twin FrozR III Power Edition 1280MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card [N570GTXTWINFROZRIIIPOWEREDITION/OC]

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A:Graphics Card Upgrade

800w will be sufficient.

If you'd like to save some money, I'd suggest the 560Ti, it -rivals- the 570 but still lacks just a little (from a scale of 10, it'd be 7/10 against 8/10)
Really depends if your wallet is stuffed with bills

If you run a 1920x1080 monitor or any dual-triple, then the extra VRAM would do nice- that's if you go dual SLi or triple.

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Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 3


Computer:
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3200+
1.99GHz, 1.25GB of RAM
Physical Address Extenstion

HP Pavilion ZV6000

Can someone point me in the right direction to upgrade my graphics card?
Like I play an online game known as runescape and I play in hd but the FPS is still kinda low:/
Just wondering.

A:Upgrade Graphics card?

Its easy

If you know the mfg of your card go to that website. Go to downloads section and download most current driver, card and firmware (if any)

Do not know the mfg?

Download this first and find out

Speccy - System Information - Free Download

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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:Graphics card upgrade

In order to play Blu-ray content you'll need (besides the Blu-ray player ofc):

A HDCP-capable software media player (you should have received one with the player);
A HDCP-capable video card (all modern video cards from 2007 and onwards);
And a HDCP-capable display (if it has a HDMI input, then it should also have HDCP).
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.
Sapphire also makes an AGP HD 4650: Sapphire Radeon HD4650 1GB DDR2 128-bit AGP. This is a bit more expensive than the other, but is also more suitable for gaming (if you care).
If you tell me in which country you live, I could also give you some suggestions where to buy one.

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I have just bought one so be gentle
 

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

Maybe more RAM, as your PC is overall pretty weak.

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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

Info is here: http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Motherboard/Products_Spec.aspx?ProductID=1335
This board is:



1 x AGP 4X slotClick to expand...

Not real good :/
 

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A:Can i upgrade my graphics card and ram?

@Sharon_Paulson?No worries.   The current Intel graphics solution is part of the Intel Pentium CPU. (SoC system on a chip) Your notebook is an entry level(Pentium, not Intel Core i3 - i7 series) one without discrete graphics. If you had a unit with higher specs, perhaps even switchable graphics, then upgrading would not be so much of an issue. As it stands now, you can upgrade the memory, but not the graphics solution.

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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:Want to upgrade Graphics card.

Hello there & welcome to Seven Forums.
I'd suggest you read this first: basic etiquette for first time posters. It's harder for us to help & give you advice if we don't know what your system specs are.
Regarding the graphics card change, it's not that difficult to do.

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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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System Specs

Current Not Overclocked (yet )

Win 7 64bit RTM
OCZ 400Watt PSU
AMD2+ 2.8ghz Kuma Core
AMD Athlon 7450 Black Edition
Core Voltage 1.136 V
ASUS M3N78-VM Motherboard
SouthBridge Chipset NVIDIA GeeForce 8200 Rev A2
Bios Date 9/11/2009
Version 1309
Brand American Megatrends
Version 0907
500 gig maxtor
2 x 2GB Corsair Memory 400MHz
Memory DDR2
DC Mode- Ganged
NB 1800MHz

BFG 9500GT PCIExpress
Drivers 8.16.11.9107
CLocks
...............
Core 550MHz
Shaders 1375MHz
Memory 333MHz
...............
Memory
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Size 1024MBytes
Type DDR2
Bus Width 128Bits
FurMark
MAx Temp 56c

Tested with FurMark
FurMark NO AA 10513 Marks - Time 600000 ms
Average Frame Rate - 18

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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:Can I upgrade my graphics card???

Howdy,

No I'm afraid not.......
 

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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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I was wanting to upgrade my computer's graphics card, the reason being my computer has 1.5 GB of RAM but still lags in games which only recommend around 512 MB because they also recommend a better graphics card.

I have a Dell Dimension B110 and my graphics card is a Intel 82865G, what graphics card would you suggest I buy for it?

Unfortunately, I don't think that the B110 has an AGP or PCI-Express slot, and no I don't feel like buying an entirely new motherboard.
 

A:Graphics Card Upgrade

Clone512 said:





Unfortunately, I don't think that the B110 has an AGP or PCI-Express slot, and no I don't feel like buying an entirely new motherboard.Click to expand...

No it doesn't, as seen here: http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim1100/EN/SM/parts.htm#wp1076314

You don't want to update to a new board with PCI-Express, but you want a better graphics card to game with !

... Well there is a good Topic here: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic51437.html

But I wouldn't do that
 

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Intel P4 2.66 GHz
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Motherboard: MSI PM8PM L
Current OS: Win XP 32-bit

I am planning to upgrade OS to Windows 7. For this I want to upgrade the Graphics Card. Looking at motherboard configuration can anyone suggest me the best Graphics card?

My board supports AGP 4x/8x card. The specification says 32-bits, so can I install Radeon HD 3650 card which is 128-bit? Please suggest.

Thanks.

A:Upgrade Graphics Card

htank, welcome to the forums.

Will that card work with Windows 7? Yes it will. Is it worth buying just for Windows 7? Others may say yes, but personally I would say no. Reason for that is you are liable to run into all kinds of problems getting it to work due to being an AGP card, if you haven't yet do a search of this forum and you will find there have been all kinds of problems getting AGP cards to work in Windows 7 (there is a 27 page thread stickied at the top of this forum). Most of the problems stem from AGP not being fully supported and the lack of a proper AGP driver (not to be confused with the driver for the video card), that allows the video card driver to work properly.

Also depending on your current power supply, you may also need to upgrade it for that card as the card requires an external connection to the power supply.

Another thing is that sad to say, but the card you linked to costs about what your whole computer is worth. Also if you do get that card and then decide down the road to get a new computer, you won't be able to move the card to the new computer as there are no computers being sold with AGP slots anymore.

Normally I am all for upgrading as necessary, but in cases like yours I usually recommend on holding off on Windows 7 until such a time as you get a new computer that is more in line with running it without needlessly spending money to get there.

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A:graphics card upgrade

Closing duplicate thread, please only start one thread per issue.
 

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I have an hp pavilion 15 laptop running the AMD 10 and Radeon HD 8610G and was wondering if I could upgrade my graphics card to a higher quality or is it integrated? thank you

A:Can I upgrade my graphics card?

Hi, Normally over 90% of consumers laptops won't have this kind of upgrade. I don't know model/product of your hp pavilion 15 laptop but I can answer No you can't because this is impossible or very hard and cost more $$ in comparision with the price of a new machine. Regards.

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Hi I have an hp pavillion dv6629ca with an integrated graphics card and i wanted to upgrade so i can play some good games. I believe i have pci-e slots but im not 100% sure. I what is a good grapgics card to upgrade to, how much it is, where to buy it, and if any stores can upgrade for me because im a not that tech savvy.

thanks in advance.

edit: here are the current specifications

Intel core 2 duo T5250 @1.50ghz
2gb ram
mobile intelR 965 express chipset family
and im runnign windwos 7 professional 32bit.

will upgrading the ram cost alot? and will it be worth it also?
 

A:Graphics Card upgrade

I don't think that you have a PCI-E slot. Replacing / adding graphics cards to laptops is not possible in 95% cases. I suggest that you contact HP to find out if it's possible.

Your laptop does have an Express Card 54/34 expansion slot. However, I'm not sure if you can add a video card through it.

You may like to read this: http://forum.netbookuser.com/viewtopic.php?id=547
 

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Hello..

Im thinking of upgrading my graphics card.. the card i have at present is a

Peak ati radeon 9600 pro 256 mb agp card.

I can only use agp.. and im on quite a tight budget.. about 50-60 pounds.
(about 100 dollars i think?) just something with a bit more power would be nice.. to improve my graphics quality/ framerates..

Any suggestions would be great as im not too sure what im looking for..

Ty in advance.
 

A:Graphics card upgrade?

The only thing better is a x800 (not to sure) . But it's like $150 or I think about 80GBP.
 

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Interesting article from PC World on "How To"
How to Upgrade Your Graphics Card - PCWorld

A:How to upgrade your graphics card.

Good find 'Grasshopper'.

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A:Graphics card/PSU upgrade...

You need to answer a few questions first:

1. What is your budget for GPU + PSU?
2. What games are you looking to play and at what resolution?
3. Is your current system an OEM build?
 

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Hello, I would like to upgrade my graphics card of my pc currently I am still using the AMD Radeon HD 8570 this one came with the pc when I bought back in 2013.  I have a budget of 200 euros but I can go over it if needed. Have you guys got any suggestions that fit in my computer? And for future reference I would like to know how to see if a graphics card is compatible with your setup. 

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A:graphics card upgrade

Hi, UEFI enabled graphics cards vary by manufacturer.  Check with the specific manufacturer.  You might want to consider the EVGA NVIDIA GT 640. The GT 640 only requires a 350 watt power supply and is a single slot card. It's $70.  Check with EVGA for compatibility before you buy.

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A:Graphics card / CPU Upgrade help

Here is the processor support list for that motherboard:

http://uk.gigabyte.com/support-downloads/cpu-support-popup.aspx?pid=2314

The Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 appears to be a supported processor.

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The 6670 appears to require at least a 400W power supply.

The 6770 appears to require at least a 500W power supply.

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I'm not a hardware upgrade expert, so I'll leave you with someone who can give you more and better advice.

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Hi, would like to know, what are my options, with regards to low-end graphics card?

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Thanks in advance

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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I've searched and found a few posts on here questioning nbsp upgrading the GPU in H30-50 graphics upgrade card the H but I haven't seen any follow-ups from people that have actually done it nbsp I'm in the same position with an H - with a GT that I want to change - ideally for a GTX Ti but I've found that it draws H30-50 upgrade graphics card a bit more power than the GTX which nbsp is on the Lenovo hardware list nbsp Lenovo list ratings of PSU w and w and I have a W nbsp The max power of the is H30-50 upgrade graphics card W against W for the - which would equate to drawing nbsp about nbsp more power on the W PSU nbsp Not much more nbsp and possibly within tolerance although I have already added an SSD nbsp Anyway I'd be interested to hear from anyone that has actually upgraded their GPU in an H or comments about upgrading to a GTX Ti nbsp For info the comparisons are shown below nbsp nbsp http www videocardbenchmark net compare php cmp amp cmp amp cmp nbsp Solved Go to Solution

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.



I'm a Lenovo advocate, part of the Lenovo INsiders program. #LenovoIN. I don't work for Lenovo.

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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.
From you model I would guess it is only 300 watts.
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.
Im assuming you have a standard ATX case.
You can add the video card to the pci express X16 slot and more than
likely disable the onboard video in the BIOS setup.
 

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I am just curious as to what graphics cards I can install in my laptop. I have the HP pavilion G070ca 17inch laptop, it currently uses an intel I7-5500u and a nvidia GT940m. I would like to upgrade to probably the 970 or 980 just wanting to know if those are compatiable with my laptop











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A:Graphics Card Upgrade

Hi: There are no removable or upgradable graphics cards in your notebook. The nvidia GT940m GPU is integrated into the motherboard and the only way to upgrade the graphics would be to replace the entire motherboard with one listed in the service manual for your model notebook that may have better graphics. This would be a very costly and labor intensive project. Better to sell your notebook and get one with the graphics solution you want.

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I am just curious as to what graphics cards I can install in my laptop. I have the HP pavilion G070ca 17inch laptop, it currently uses an intel I7-5500u and a nvidia GT940m. I would like to upgrade to probably the 970 or 980 just wanting to know if those are compatiable with my laptop

A:Graphics Card Upgrade

Hi: There are no removable or upgradable graphics cards in your notebook. The nvidia GT940m GPU is integrated into the motherboard and the only way to upgrade the graphics would be to replace the entire motherboard with one listed in the service manual for your model notebook that may have better graphics. This would be a very costly and labor intensive project. Better to sell your notebook and get one with the graphics solution you want.

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Currently have the GeForce 4, however, this is not compatible with Aero graphics with the new win 7 system. I have a 17" LED monitor I would like to use. Currently using a CRT. After viewing what I have what is the hot Graphics situation that will operate with my system. Keeping in mind the pocket book is frugal but sometimes a little more spent is cost effective in the long run. Not much of a gamer but love flight sims and such. Are there any other upgrades that should be considered?
 

A:Graphics Card upgrade for Win 7

Any graphics card compatible with DX10 will work
 

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I have a XPS/Dimension XPS Gen 2. The graphic card it came with crapped on on me 6 months after my warranty expired, a friend let me borrow his generic card just to use on a temp basis. What can I upgrade to. I believe i only have an agp connection and i was referred a card that uses pci express, i assume it wont work. What can i do?
 

A:Upgrade graphics card

Just off the bat, I took a look to see what they have at www.tigerdirect.com. Click on Video Cards on the left side menu column, then select the submenu AGP cards. There are 40 cards to choose from. You'll have fun looking at the selection. Check to see that it is compatible with your processor. I would also see what kind of selection they have at www.directron.com. Those are my favorite two online stores for getting computer parts.
 

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Hello, is it possible for me to upgrade my HP Pavilion TS 15 Notebook PC's graphics card? It currently has a Nvidia  GT 740m graphics card with 2GB VRAM.[Product no. : F7R48EA#ACQ]

A:Graphics card upgrade

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

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