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Upgrading PSU and graphics card on lenovo h50-50

Q: Upgrading PSU and graphics card on lenovo h50-50

Hello there! I was wondering if it is possible to install, lets say a 450 - 500 W psu and upgrade the graphics card to something like a amd r7 260x or Nvidia gtx 750 ti in a lenovo h50-50. I think it said in the manual to only use parts from Lenovo, can this damage my computer or something? Sorry if something's wrong, i'm new on the forum

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A: Upgrading PSU and graphics card on lenovo h50-50

hi fidde090,

Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!

The System board Will support an r7 series electrically.

The thing with using Lenovo Parts only is that Some system board are only meant to work with the Parts allowed for it.
like for you system, this is the part list
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You can find this list here

Not all system board are subjected to these limitation.
So I would strongly suggest to have a Graphics card that is not on this list tried out on you computer before purchasing the r7 series.

For the Power supply, This is not limited to lenovo parts list. As long as the PSU supports the port needed by the Motherboard and the Graphics card then it is good.

Hope this helps.
Cheers!




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I've managed to upgrade some of my home PC's from Win 7 or Win 8 to Wn 10 without any significant problems, but I am having major difficulty upgrading one of my PC's.

It is running Win 7 Home 32-bit and when I originally ran the Windows 10 upgrade advisor, it indicated that I could not upgrade as my NVidia GEForce 6600 graphics card was incompatible with Windows 10.

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 installed a new graphics card - an AMD Radeon R7 240, which should be Win 10 compatible.

I then re-ran the Win 10 upgrade advisor - it still said that I couldn't upgrade as the "GeForce 6600 card" was incompatible - even though it was no longer installed!

I checked the 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 10. I also ran the Wagnard tools "Display driver uninstaller" 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 7 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 no... Read more

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

Hint : Install drivers manually through device manager (it may or may not work)

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Hey all!  I've been looking to update the graphics card on my Dell XPS 8700 from a GTX 645 to a GTX 1050 Ti Nvidia graphics card.   Everything I looked at says it checks out:
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- 1.5 Width (Dual Slot Width) x 5.7 Length x 4.38 Height graphics card should fit in PC (original dimensions for the GTX 645 are 4.376 Height, 5.7 Length, Single Slot width).   Only problem I can see here is the width for the 1050 is dual slot while the original has a single slot width.  However, there should be enough space right?  
- 75W power draw with a 460W PSU.   Here is another (unlikely) potential problem.  I have no idea how much power everything else is drawing so I don't know how much spare power I have.   However, seeing as the 645 has a max power draw of 65 W, I think I'm fine since that's only a 10 W difference
 
Does anybody see any problems with my logic/anything that I'm missing?  Thanks all and have a great day.   
 

A:Upgrading Dell XPS 8700 with EVGA Geforce GTX 1050 Ti Sc Graphics Card Card

you MUST upgrade BIOS to A10 for Win7/81 or A11 for Win10 for GTX 9x0 or higher and all GTX 10x0 cards as well.
What software are you running? If gaming at 1920x1080 resolution a GTX 1060 is perhaps the "best' option for an XPS 8700. The 8700 will easily fit a dual width card and the 1060 is the right mix of lots of graphics card, but it doesn't need a ton of power to run it.
The motherboard provides up to 75W via the PCIe slot, and extra power comes from the two six pin PCIe power connectors if the card needs more power.
Some GTX 1060 cards need a single 8 pin connector and the solution is a very low cost adapter ( $ 8.00 on eBay)

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Hi, I have a H50-05 Type 90BH desktop. It was originally advertised on the Best Buy website as having a R7 graphics card but it turned out to have a R4 graphics card which just isn't powerful enough. R7 240 has what I need for the games that I play but I am facing two issues. There is limited space between the pci-e slot and the RAM slots, so I am not sure which cards will fit the case. The second and possibly more difficult obstacle is that the computer has a built in power supply that is connected directly on to the mother board so it doesn't appear that I can install a regular power supply to this computer.I am having difficulty finding information on this model so I was wondering if anyone has had success upgrading to a better graphics card? Preferrably a card that can be self powered by the pci-e slot with the oem power supply which from what I can gather is only 90 watts.
 
Thanks
 
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A:Lenovo H50-05: Upgrading power and graphics GPU

There appears to be only one H50-05 model, and it has a 65w 'adapter', which excludes adding any graphics card.  Is it an external power brick, like a laptop?  If it's internal, can you post some photos of it, using the photo button above.  Thx.  
 
Edit:  the H50-05 specs shows different versions, with different size power adapters, processors, and graphics options (you could give us the full model number, we can Google it and see what it's specs are): 
 
(H50-05 Tower-Spec) May 2015
 
 

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Hi, I have a H50-05 Type 90BH desktop. It was originally advertised on the Best Buy website as having a R7 graphics card but it turned out to have a R4 graphics card which just isn't powerful enough. R7 240 has what I need for the games that I play but I am facing two issues. There is limited space between the pci-e slot and the RAM slots, so I am not sure which cards will fit the case. The second and possibly more difficult obstacle is that the computer has a built in power supply that is connected directly on to the mother board so it doesn't appear that I can install a regular power supply to this computer.I am having difficulty finding information on this model so I was wondering if anyone has had success upgrading to a better graphics card? Preferrably a card that can be self powered by the pci-e slot with the oem power supply which from what I can gather is only 90 watts.
 
Thanks
 
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A:Lenovo H50-05: Upgrading power and graphics GPU (GT 1030)

There appears to be only one H50-05 model, and it has a 65w 'adapter', which excludes adding any graphics card.  Is it an external power brick, like a laptop?  If it's internal, can you post some photos of it, using the photo button above.  Thx.  
 
Edit:  the H50-05 specs shows different versions, with different size power adapters, processors, and graphics options (you could give us the full model number, we can Google it and see what it's specs are): 
 
(H50-05 Tower-Spec) May 2015
 
 

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Hello

I recently made the decision that I want to upgrade my graphics card because I'm tired of "meeting the reccomended settings" then jumping into the game to find I have to turn things near to minimum most of the time, medium if I'm lucky.

Anyway, I currently have an Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT, and after a lot of research I decided I wanted to get the Nvidia GTX 460 as my upgrade, though after I set my mind on it I noticed in a comparison, my old card is PCI-e v1.0, and the GTX 460 is v2.0.

My question is, how much reduced performance will I be getting from using the GTX in my system? would it be so much so that I'd be better off getting a 1.0 card?

Also, if I put the GTX 460 in at the same time as the 8600 GT (I have two PCI-e v1.0 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 8600 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?
 

A:Upgrading my graphics card, but it's only a PCI-e v1.0

Hi Dhakos,
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.
 

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A:Upgrading Graphics Card

Hi, What is your computer ? Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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I do not need a great one but just one that is somewhat better.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Radeon+...kuId=1306797793&st=agp&cp=2&lp=5#tab=overview

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My computer is a 32 bit. Has 2.5G RAM. And the GI is AGP. Someone please help me!
 

A:Upgrading Graphics Card

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
 

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A:Upgrading my Graphics Card

There is no "card" as you might be picturing in your mind. The video chip is soldered into the motherboard. There is a GT750M version of the motherboard (I had a laptop with that motherboard for a while) but the motherboard cost would way outstrip the value of the marginal gain from a 740M to 750M upgrade.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Hi there!

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
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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
 

A:upgrading graphics card

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).
 

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I currently have a Nvidia GTX 275 but I'm looking to upgrade.

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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.

A:Upgrading Graphics card.

Necrosis,
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 ?

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hi dell
i have dell optiplex 7010 pc the big one 

i5 3470K 4GB RAM 3.20GHZ
and i CANT play new games because i have nvidia gt210 and i want to upgrad it
can i use GTX970 OR GT1050TI in this pc or no ...
thanks

A:upgrading the graphics card

I don't know if the 7010 BIOS will support newer cards.
What power supply do you have? That will be the other factor to consider.
If the BIOS will support a GTX 9xx card it should also handle a GTX 10xx card.
If so, then I would look at a GTX 1060 or a 1050ti.
The GTX 970 is a great card but it needs more power than than 1060 does and the 1060 is faster.
If you have a power supply with one or two six pin PCIe power connectors, then a 1050ti might work.
I would buy from a vendor where you can return it if it doesn't.

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A:upgrading graphics card. Help!

Do you want to play the games in full graphics, or normal graphics? Also, what is your motherboard. Thanks.
 

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Anyways, I have a 375 psu (came with pc, willing to upgrade if necessary)
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info came from CPU-Z

If i remember correctly my current gpu is in a pci-e slot but it is only 128 mb. I'm hoping for something around $100-$250ish. Good but not extremely expensive...

Thanks in advance for the help

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz, Intel64 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 2
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Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0WG855
Antivirus: Internet Security Anti-Virus, Updated and Enabled
 

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or
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opinions of which is better?
btw i have pci slot

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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?
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http://cgi.ebay.com/Asus-PTGD2-VX-S...temQQimsxZ20090518?IMSfp=TL090518166003r31146

can I go ahead and buy a 512mb PCI grapics card?

thanks
 

A:Upgrading my graphics card?

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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.


My specs:
Motherboard: Intel DG 31 PR
Processor: Intel C2D 2.8 Ghz
RAM:4 GB
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A:Upgrading my graphics card need help please

Maybe you can find a 4670 for cheap?
 

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I have AMD HD 5830 card. I want to upgrade it.

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Which best card can I have so that cpu and mobo dont create bottleneck.
 

A:Upgrading graphics card

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.
 

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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?

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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?
 

A:Upgrading My Graphics 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.
 

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I recently purchased the 750 424 and am not impressed with the internal graphics card (duh).  I'm looking to install a graphics card.  I tried installing my sapphire 7770 but it just beeps so i assume its not compatible.  I have a 750 watt power supply ready to put in.  Was wondering what graphics cards will work with the motherboard

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Hi: If you are getting the 6 beep notification, it is probably compatible. You just have to change a couple of BIOS settings when you install a video card that was not an option for your model series. See this guide for what BIOS settings to change... http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03653200/

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I don`t know that much about graphics cards, and I would like some advice.

Here`s my current system config:

AMD Sempron 2.0 ghz
1024 Ram (2x512)
Motherboard ECS AM2 C51GM-M, PCI-E slot
NVIDIA GeForce 6100 Onboard

I can`t live without my computer games and the Geforce 6100 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 the latest one, so I did some research and found the Geforce 8500 GT 512Mb 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.
 

A:Upgrading my graphics card - Help!

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.
 

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Hi all,

I'm getting 2 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 $200 for it

So I'm going to upgrade my CPU and Graphics Card.
I saw an Intel C2D E6700 for like 100 dollars on an online shop (not ebay!) and a Geforce 8800GT for a cheap price. This all 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, I'm undecided on what card to get?..

I was looking at getting a Geforce 9800GTX, then 8800GT, then found out that the 8800GTS has more shaders than the 8800GT..

Not to mention ATi has their HD 3 and 4 series, which adds more competition to the market..
So, my motherboard is Gigabyte GA-945GCM-S2L. 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 8400GS.

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 30FPS im gettin in CoD4, and random 10-20 falls in the FPS...

Thanks again
 

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Hi guys.
So my friend offered to give me his old Nvidia Geforce 7600 GS graphics card.

http://www.compuidea.com/product.php?productid=24

and I have a HP Pavillion Media Center a1630n Desktop PC.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00753784&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=3245027#N61
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)


Thanks
 

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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?
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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
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i have the g force gt 730. I put it in amd started the computer and it freezes on the windows logo. so i took it out and it fine. how can i get this card to work

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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











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A:Upgrading graphics card

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#M41749

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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.

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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.

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I have Lenovo IdeaPad S500 non-touch screen... it comes with Intel Core i3-3217u and Nvidia GeForce 720m 2gb i woundered if i can upgrade my cpu and the graphics card ? or changing the cpu alone .. because i can't afford a new laptop .. thanks for support

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Can I upgrade my graphics card of Dell inspiron . If yes up to what extent I can increase it..

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Before we can check, we need to know which specific Inspiron laptop model?

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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.
 

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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
 

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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;
http://www8.hp.com/h20195/v2/GetDocument.aspx?docname=c04290830
 

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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
 

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the gtx 470 is the best bang for buck but you would be great with a gtx 460 1 gb
 

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