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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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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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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.
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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 (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 can't seem to find specific information about this pc related to this topic. I have a client that wants to have a hdmi port and dual monitor installed. I looked everywhere in the bios settings, I tried using a usb-to-vga adapter & and vga, dvi-d cable & vga (this mirrors both monitors, but cannot extend the display). When I changed the settings on the bios to use the built in graphics, it gives me the option to enable multiple monitors but cannot use my pcie graphic card. If i select to use the pcie graphic card, i cannot use the built in graphic ports or the usb-to-vga adapter (it does not see the other monitor) and also if I use the dvi adpater and the vga it mirrors the display. I'm guessing that the bios does not support dual graphic cards but thought of asking here. The reason the client wants this is to be able to connect a projector using hdmi and to have dual monitors. Any information will be greatly appreaciate it. Thank you.   

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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 ...
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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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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.

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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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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.

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

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!
 

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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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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?
 

A:Help - I am upgrading my graphics card

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.
 

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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
 

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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4302063&CatId=1558
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.
 

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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!

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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?

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?
 

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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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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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
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
 

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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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
 

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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
SMPS 400W but has no connector for graphics card.
 

A:Upgrading my graphics card need help please

Maybe you can find a 4670 for cheap?
 

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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, Don

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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!
 

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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.
 

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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.
 

A:Upgrading Graphics Card?

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Not sure if this is in the 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 70 to spend on upgrading my pc, as I have a 9800GT 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 70.

My specs at present:
ASROCK H61M-VS Socket 1155 S/L M-ATX Motherboard
Intel Core i3 2120 3.3 GHz Processor Dual Core
Corsair Vengeance CML8GX3M2A1600C9B RAM Module - 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) - DDR3
Corsair CX430 430WATT 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 can get:
http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/gpu_value.html

Been looking at the Radeon HD 6970 and they go for around 70 mark on some places, my questions are this:

1. Is this the best I will be able to get with my budget?
2. On one seller they said "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 550 watt (or better) power supply to function correctly!"

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 430 watt which is why I have my doubts that I will be able to even use this card.

Regards Paul.
 

A:Upgrading graphics card

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.
 

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Hello I am looking to upgrade graphics card to the ASUS HD 6670. Would it be compatible with this system? Specs:Processor - Intel i3 2120RAM - 8GB (Upgraded from the preinstalled 4GB)Motherboard - H-CUPERTINO2-H61-uA TX (Cupertino2)Backing Storage - 1TB HDD (7200 RPM)PSU - Internal 300W Link to specs: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c03065233 Link to card: https://www.asus.com/uk/Graphics-Cards/EAH6670DIS1GD5/

A:Upgrading graphics card

That video card should work without any problems.  It has no support for UEFI vBIOS. Your PC's motherboard has a legacy BIOS which makes it a viable upgrade option

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Hi I have an HP Envy 17-j070ca Notebook with an Intel Core i7-4700MQ CPU @ 2.40GHz, 8GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M GPU. I'm just wondering what GPUs are compatible with my Laptop, I want to get the most powerful one without Overclocking my Laptop.

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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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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
RAM: 2gb
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
 

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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.
 

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What's your budget? USA?
 

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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
RAM: 16gb
GRAPHICS CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GT 610

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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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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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OK SO bad choice I guess. Could you guys recommend a card to me for under 200$?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A6-3620 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 18 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 7666 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6530D, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 936525 MB, Free - 356024 MB; D: Total - 17240 MB, Free - 2121 MB; F: Total - 99 MB, Free - 61 MB; G: Total - 38063 MB, Free - 37939 MB; L: Total - 114470 MB, Free - 114343 MB;
Motherboard: PEGATRON CORPORATION, 2ACF
Antivirus: Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Updated and Enabled

It's an HP Pavilion give me a bit to look what model it is.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c03135882&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en

HP Pavilion P7-1254

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!
 

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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
Corsair CX600M
My top budget is ~?100

Or is my current card (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SE) ok?

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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.

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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.  

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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. 

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Hello,
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,
Jeff/TheJ3
 

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Hey all

I'm looking to upgrade my graphics card to play Global Agenda. Here are my specs:

JetWay JHA06-GT-LF AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G ATX AMD Motherboard
G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-4GBNT
HITACHI Deskstar P7K500 HDP725050GLA360 (0A35415) 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
AMD Athlon X2 7850 Black Edition Kuma 2.8GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache 2MB L3 Cache Socket AM2+ 95W Dual-Core Processor AD785ZWCGHBOX
XFX PVT95GYAR2 GeForce 9500 GT 512MB 64-bit DDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card

I'm looking at a few cards here
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102859
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127483
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500137

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 not compatible? Thanks
 

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Hey guys,

I have a Refurbished Dell Optiplex 9010 SFF Desktop
(https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIADGY5HN8702)

CPU: Intel Core I5 Quad Core 3.4 GHz Processor
Ram: 16 GB (This upgraded amount is a great feature for multi-taskers)
Hard Drive: 2TB GB SATA
Optical: DVD-RW Drive
USB: Plenty of USB 2.0 ports for connectivity
Network: Onboard Gigabit Network Adapter included
Operating System: 64 Bit
Monitor: Standard LCD (model may vary)
Peripherals: USB Keyboard and Mouse (model may vary)
I want to upgrade the graphics card so that I can photoshop and do some light gaming on the side. Any suggestions of a compatible card?
 

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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 500 (~$800) but would prefer to spend less if im going to get similar/same results from a cheaper model.

Specs

Motherboard - Gigabyte Technology - P35-DS4
http://ee.gigabyte.com/products/page/mb/ga-p35-ds4_20

Graphics Card - Radeon HD 4890
http://www.amd.com/uk/products/desk...s/ati-radeon-hd-4890-system-requirements.aspx

Memory - Currently running 4GB DDR2 - Upgrading to 8GB shortly.

CPU - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600, 2.40GHZ
http://ark.intel.com/products/29765/Intel-Core2-Quad-Processor-Q6600-(8M-Cache-2_40-GHz-1066-MHz-FSB)

Power - Coolermaster RS850-EMBA
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/toms-reference-system,1748-8.html

That should include all the information of my current set up. If any further information is required just ask, i dont think i 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
 

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$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.
http://www.anandtech.com/show/5261/amd-radeon-hd-7970-review/10
 

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hi there,
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
thanks

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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.

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Hi,

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:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/MSI-NVIDIA-...+Graphics+Card

Here are my Specs:

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I have a dell xps 410 and I wish to upgrade my graphics card from the geforce 7300 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 375 psu (came with pc, willing to upgrade if necessary)
a Pentium D dual core 2.8Ghz processor (Multiplier:x14, Bus:199.5, Rated FSB:798)
3.5 GB ram (DDR2)
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

P.S. just saw the TSG SysInfo This is what it gave me.
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
RAM: 3517 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7300 LE, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 227427 MB, Free - 133173 MB; D: Total - 233585 MB, Free - 148063 MB; E: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 357891 MB; V: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 357891 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0WG855
Antivirus: Internet Security Anti-Virus, Updated and Enabled
 

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