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Upgrading graphic card in HP Pavilion a1522in

Q: Upgrading graphic card in HP Pavilion a1522in

hi guys. i'm basically a noob in computer hardwares,hence help me in upgrading my pc
i want to upgrade graphics to ati or nvidia 1gb card so that i would be able to play recent games like assassins creed brotherhood, stalker, crysis2.
so what budget range graphic card would you suggest in the price range of 100 - 150$(3000-5000 indian rupee)
my psu is 250 watt..is it possible to upgrade graphics without changing psu?
present pc spec

Hardware

Base processor
PentiumD 915 (P) DC 2.8 GHz
? 800 MHz front side bus
? Socket 775
Chipset
ATI Radeon Xpress 200 for Intel Processors
Motherboard
? Manufacturer: ECS
? Motherboard Name: RC410M
? HP/Compaq motherboard name: Asterope3GL8E
Hard drive
? 200 GB SATA
? 7200 rpm
memory 2 GB (2 x 1 GB)

Expansion slots
Slot type Quantity
PCI Three (One available)
PCI Express x16 One (One available)

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A: Upgrading graphic card in HP Pavilion a1522in

I would recommend a gtx 460 or an amd 6790. Both run right around $150. For only 150 you aren't going to get anything near max settings. Also you have to upgrade your psu. The recommended amount is at the very minimum 300w for a low end graphics card. You ideally need a mid-high end gpu, but you can't get all that much better performance in your price range. You should be looking for a decent 450-550w PSU. Corsair is a good brand.

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A:Upgrading Graphic card help

you wouldnt have to change anything, it would work fine.

the main question is your powersupply, what wattage is it rated to? I think the gtx 760 recommends a 500w or above, but different card makers quote differences.

the weakest link in your pc will become your cpu which will bottleneck the system, but youll still be fine playing games, maybe not at their maximum settings.

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A:upgrading graphic card

Hi: In order to add the nvidia graphics adapter, you would have to change out the entire motherboard with the one that has the Intel/Nvidia switchable graphics. This would be a very labor intensive and costly project to undertake. 

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The graphics cards wil fit in your motherboard as you have a 2.0 16x PCIe slot and from what I can see your case can fit a dual slot card (as far as card slots on the back go) but I cannot find any details regarding the length from the card slots to the (hard drive cages?) edge of the case. The best way would be if you could measure the length from the card slots to the hard drive cages / edge of the case, then we can recommend an appropriately sized card and a new PSU based on the recommended card.
 

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A:problem upgrading the graphic card

Can you buy a 1GB AGP graphics card at the moment? They seem to be scarce (in the USA) at the moment.

If you can get one, the only harm that I foresee is a slightly higher cost than a 512MB model.

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A:Solved: Upgrading Graphic Card

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but seriously, guessing your MB only has a AGP slot, so your choices are pretty much limited. you can try the HD2600XT or the nvidia 7-series. but they cost about $100 or so? not really worth it when you compare them to the pcie cards.
 

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First of all, we have no idea what we are working on; post your exact system specs; ie make and model of mb, exact pw supply installed, etc.

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1 Uninstall ALL software related to the card using control panel; ie driver, any editing software, any control app, etc
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What are your system specs currently, and ... are you planning to upp graphics card on a laptop?

For an advance indication, before you provide your sys specs, you can check PSU req for any Nvidia Videocard on their website: www.nvidia.com

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A:Compatible graphic card for HP Pavilion Slimline 400-020l

Hi, You need an UEFI enabled, low profile, low wattage graphics card with a full size bracket.  Sometimes graphics cards are shipped with both brackets.  Your PC only has a 270 watt power supply so your pickins will be limited. I have seen some cards that might work but the graphics card manufacturer's all recommend a bigger power supply. A higher wattage Slimline power supply from Athena might work in your PC. You can use GPU-Z to determine the performance (memory bandwidth) as a place to start from when looking for a graphics card.

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My computer specs: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...dlc=en&lc=en&os=4062&product=5098893&sw_lang=

Graphic Card: http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product...spx?path=10d0ee3afcaa588cd72965157bb110b6en02

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A:Upgrading to a new GFX card on my Hp Pavilion a6700f

You first need to determine if your motherboard supports PCIe, AGP or PCI.

Use this picture to figure that out.


Once you have gone that far, what is your budget?

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A:HP Pavilion p7-1421 upgrading graphics card

There is no way to add a video card without upgrading the power supply unit (PSU).  The current PSU is only 300W.  While some of the newer cards state in the specs that they will run on 300W, most members have reported that they require 400W. Here is a USB 3.0 video adapter that will work.  You have two USB 3.0 ports on the back of your computer.  I suggest contacting StarTech's Tech Support for help with choosing the best video adapter for your needs. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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A:Upgrading the graphics card on a HP Pavilion HPE h8-1210

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A:Upgrading Video card on my HP Pavilion a705w

Honestly, your best bet would be to buy a new computer, if you were going to run CS:S on a system like this, you would have to upgrade video as well as some memory... There are no "good" video cards for a PCI slot, and the memory in that system isnt all that great...


Also Check: The STICKY at the top of Audio and Video: So you only have PCI slots and want to game?
 

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Don't kill the messenger but....

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first check they havent stolen you GPU
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Try downloading the driver from HP; select your model from this list Compaq Presario CQ40-100 Notebook PC series*-* Download drivers and software - specify product name - HP Business Support Center

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A:My standard VGA graphic adapter only works on my HP Pavilion dv9000?

If you are using Vista 32 bit go here an get the Video Card Drivers
If you are using Vista 64 bit go here an get the Video Card Drivers
 

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-Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor Supporting Hyper-Threading Technology ?
(p4 670 or 672 running at 3,8 ghz, 2mb L2 cache and 800 mhz fsb this is the faster here.)

Is probably your best choice, but if I was you I would actualy build a new computer instead of upgrading a old one, Saves you from upgrading all the parts ( which could add up to alot of money because the Manufacture's website sometimes doubles or triples the price of the part so you pay more )

If you go on Newegg you could probably find the same part for cheaper then the manufacture's website

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A:upgrading the psu in my pavilion

Any standard ATX one will do with a 24pin motherboard connection and a 4 pin CPU connection. Both those should come as standard.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/upgrading-the-psu-in-my-pavilion.711758/
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A:Upgrading HDD on a HP Pavilion DV6

...a bump here maybe...gonna need to order the parts soon so O_o
 

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A:Upgrading to Win 10 - after upgrading incompatible graphics card

Windows 10 no longer supports NVIDIA 6-Series Graphics Cards anymore as of Windows 8

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http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/40228-upgrading-win-10-after-upgrading-incompatible-graphics-card.html
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A:Is there existing external graphic card or video card for laptaps

Well they have these but they just give you a port to use.

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A:Upgrading CPU for HP Pavilion dm1 Notebook PC

Hi,I'm afraid that there is only one supported processor for the laptop. The E-350 one. I have got a DM1 maintenance and service guide and according to this there no other processors except the E-350..

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The motherboard shipped with your HP Pavilion 9695c PC supports maximum 512 MB, 256 MB in each of the two memory slots. Although installing more then 256 MB might sometimes work on your computer, it is recommended that you install 256 MB memory only.

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A:HP Pavilion 17-e049wm upgrading ram

The official specs say it maxes at 8 gigs but the service manual says 12 and we know it will run 16 as reported by many users. You will not see a lot of benefit from the 8 gig to 16 gig upgrade. It is generally a pretty powerful laptop with an A10 processor and 8650M video but it is onboard video. The processor is an APU which does both the regular computing and the video chores. If you want to do gaming you are going to need a laptop with real dedicated video. 8 gigs is going to give you all the gaming performance the laptop is capable of providing. If you are doing heavy video editing or photoshop work 16 gigs might help.  See p. 54 of the Manual here for memory installation instructions: Manual Post back if you have any more questions. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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A:Can you change a laptop video card/graphic card?

Unless the laptop has onboard graphics, there is no reason why the card can't be changed.

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A:Upgrading a Pavilion a450n to win10

Hi @littlefrog66,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you are have questions about upgrading. I will be glad to help you.Please post the full product number and operating system in use on your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?Is the Windows Version on My Computer 32-bit or 64-bit? Please get back to me and I will help.

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A:[SOLVED] Upgrading from Windows SP1 [HP Pavilion]

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A:Pavilion a6332uk - Upgrading to Win 7 from Vista

IMHO, I would do a clean install but the upgrade is easier for a novice.  The upgrade would bring along any junk from the old install but a clean install would need to have all the drivers saved on seperate media to be available for the reinstall.  6 of one, half dozen of the other.BTW: All the Vista drivers are HERE on the support page.  I do not see anything for Windows 7.

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A:upgrading memory on old HP pavilion dv4000

Here is the listing from Crucial Memory. It can be upgraded to 2GB according to Crucial.

Computer memory upgrades for HP - Compaq Pavilion dv4250us Laptop/Notebook from Crucial.com

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A:Upgrading my HP Pavilion h8-1170uk with a GeForce GTX 750 Ti

Hi, Your first issue is that most NVIDIA GTX 750 graphics cards will not work in your PC.  MSI does have a couple of models of the GTX 750 graphics card that may work. Most if not all graphics cards that I have worked with are designed to fit around the the back slot separator I/O vertical strip.  Review this posted article for the view of a double wide graphics card.  The slotted plate in the middle is easily removed by inserting a flat bladed screwed and wiggling it back and worth until the removable plate becomes loose enough where you can use a pliers to finish the remove process.  The shield is designed to "break off".

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A:No luck upgrading Pavilion g6-1d21dx to SSD

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i got this the 400-224 Series HP upgrading pavilion slimline computr and it has a processor that doesnt fit what upgrading the HP pavilion slimline 400-224 Series i need it to do and a motherboard that dosent have any PCI so i am working with integrated graphics absolutly terrible i want to upgrate the processor but its sldered to the boardand i want to upgrade the motherboard but i dont know if i can which is why i am here nbsp under this statment i will list the products that i would like to install nbsp nbsp MSI A HM GRENADE with AMD A H microATX Motherboard - Socket FM FM nbsp EVGA -N - -L W Power Supply nbsp AMD A - K Trinity Dual-Core GHz Socket FM W AD KOKHJBOX Desktop APU nbsp PNY GT GeForce GT DirectX nbsp i want to know if i can install these into the pc and or if they are compatible with eachother- if not please do not sugguest any components above of the original product listed

A:upgrading the HP pavilion slimline 400-224 Series

@MSspark, welcome to the forum. HP has their motherboards made to their specifications.  Therefore, they are not the same as retail boards.  This presents a possible problem with upgrading to a different board.  The main problem is find a board that has the holes that match the stand-offs in the case. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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