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Vostro 460 video card upgrade

Q: Vostro 460 video card upgrade

Greetings all!
I was given a Vostro 460 with dual monitors and as it is, the stock video card has one DVI output and one VGA output. All is working well with that setup however because of the two different video output types, there is a noticeable difference in the picture quality that cannot simply be corrected by the monitor settings. I however have another unused video card that has dual DVI outputs that if possible, I would like to use but I do not know if it is compatible with the 460. Here are the specs on the video card...
ATI Radeon HD3870 DDR4 with PCI Express connection. Also this number: DM-XHD670XTG4-512
Can anyone of you please tell me if this video card is compatible with my Vostro 460? I would really appreciate any and all assistance on this. Thank you.

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i want upgrade my video card 610  with 300w power supply to 570 gtx but i m not sure if i can do that
please somone help me

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My internal stock video card failed several months ago. I used the motherboard connection instead but running into problems supporting some graphics. I threw out the card and now looking at replacing it (hanging on to the old XP box in spite of progress)
There are cheap Nvidia 8300 GS cards available, but would these work. Saw a reference that the stock card is a Nvidia 8300 GT but don't know if I can trust this.
Many thanks.
John

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Hello,
I have a Vostro 460 and I wanted to upgrade the graphics card. I just bought a Gygabye with nVidia GeForce GT 730 2GB GDDR5 card assuming it was going to work fine on this PC. Wrong assumption. It simply does not boot. It displays the initial POST but it doesn't go past it.
This video card is PCI-e 2.0. I tried to check prior to the purchase the PCI-e version of the Vostro's motherboard and with big effort I found in one the posts of this forum that it's 2.0 (it doesn't say anywhere, motherboard or manuals). Also, the minimum hardware requirements are met: minimum 300W power supply: the stock PSU is 350W. Cool!  But no so cool, it's not working.
The BIOS's firmware is up-to-date. I can't figure out what's the problem as the card is compatible with the motherboard. It should have worked first hand. And I don't think the power is a problem.
Any ideas?Thank you

A:Vostro 460 graphics card upgrade

Hi, 
Thanks for writing to us. 
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 420
ATI® Radeon® HD 5450
ATI® Radeon® HD 5670
pci-e cards are tested by Dell and are compatible. GT730 is not tested so cant really comment on the same.
Hope the info helps.
Regards

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Hey guy's i wan't to put a good video card in my son's vostro 470 i think it is a mini atx?

what size or max card can i pt in it?

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I brought vostro 3560 four years ago. This was a powerful machine but as time gone by, the graphic card AMD seems to be slower and out-of-date. It now cant play the modern game with medium setting.
Anyways, my question is that whether my laptop could be ugradable to a new graphic card?

A:Vostro 3560: Upgrade amd graphic card

There is no graphics card in the system - nor any way to install one.  The AMD GPU is a chip soldered to the mainboard -- it is not upgradeable.

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Hi
I have recently acquired a Dell Vostro 460 i5-2400 with the onboard Intel HD-2000 graphics.
I am wanting to upgrade the graphics card to support HD video streaming and some gaming.
Searching through this Forum, I have found information about supported cards (using the existing 300W PSU), but many of these are too old to but new. I have also read about the nVidia GTX 750Ti and Radeon R7250 working OK with the vanilla Vostro 460.
I have a budget of about £50 and am considering the following cards which appear to be compatible with a 300W PSU:
nVidia GeForce GT 730
nVidia GeForce GT 720
Has anybody had an success/issues using these cards with a Vostro 460? I am open to other recommendations or suggestions that fall within my budget.
Thanks

A:Vostro 460 i5-2400 Graphics card upgrade

Just seen a post made by a member yesterday on the same topic! This member bought a GT 730 and it appears it is not compatible with the Vostro 460. A reply stated that the following cards are tested and compatible:
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 420
ATI® Radeon® HD 5450
ATI® Radeon® HD 5670
pci-e cards are tested by Dell and are compatible. GT730 is not tested.

If possible, please can somebody add a list of more modern cards that are tested as working with this desktop?
I might just have to bump my budget to £100 and get a GTX 750 ti (assuming this will actually work!?)

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Hi all,
Hope you can help. I am wanting to upgrade my GeForce GT 620 for a better graphics card that supports the latest gaming titles preferably GDDR5, is the Vostro 470 capable of having a graphics card that is beyond GDDR3? Your help would be much appreciated.
Kind regards,
RocknRollTim

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hello I just bought a new video card for my pc AFOX gtx 750 2gb GDDR5 . before I had AMD Radeon HD6450 1 gb I changed my power supply 2 times first 400 watt then 600 watts same problem . before the upgrade I never had a problem with games or any thing now my system reboots for no raison like when i use dell supportassist to do a checkup or a diagnosticbenchmarking my video card or to play battlefield 4 for exemple .
for battlefield 4 I get these erreurs :

also I get this when I used ( Oc Guru II) keep I'm in mind I did not change anything about my video card
so I i reinstalled my OS I had windows 8.1 pro no its windows 10 pro I tried multiple solution nothing worked ...

Now to my dell problem  I run video card check up  . test begins fine but  when the videos or images series start showing up my computer freeze it's like the video card is off then on by itself then it rebootslast scan  (short vedeo test )  : A test could not be run :
when i clic on details :  


any one have an idea about how to fix this ? keep in mind before i changed my video card i had no problem at all even on windows 10 pro .
this is my GPU : and thi is my main board :

 

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Hidy ho everyone,

I'm currently using my old Dell Vostro 260, with a single 8 gig stick of Ram, its stock 500 gig hard drive, and another 3TB mechanical drive.

My last machine's motherboard died on me, and I canabalized it for parts. I even managed to get my 500 Watt PSU to fit in this things case.

Now I'm still using my old GTX 560 graphics card. And would like to upgrade it to something with a bit more power while I save up for the parts to build a new rig.

Trouble is, I'm not sure about the dimensions of the cards I can fit in this case. My current card barely fits as it is. And most of the other cards I've looked at are 5-6 inches longer then this one is. The biggest problem is, the hard drive enclosure is in just the right spot to make fitting a longer card impossible.

Does anyone know where I could get a card thats more powerful then my current card is, and can fit in this case?
 

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Hi out there to Vistax64. I am a recent XP to Vista user. I have a Vostro 200 mini tower (specs below) that has been running XP pro for the last few years - couldn't stand the GUI anymore lol - so I installed Vista HP and am very happy with the new interface and features. After tweaking some, the desktop appears from cold start in 30 seconds or so and almost everthing runs as snappy as it did before with XP. But the task manager is showing an average use in physical memory of 1.17 gigs, CPU usage is higher, and some, not all, internet pages scroll slowly e.g. Yahoo news pages, Hearts of Space etc. where as they were fine before. Everthing else on the internet, including this site, works well - though a few installs like Starry Night Enthusiast and a John Deere farm game are slower.

My question is this: Would installing a seperate video card give me better all-around performance or would another gig of ram do the trick? And what brand/type of video card do you folks recommend?

Intel Core2 Duo E4500 @ 2.3ghz
2 Gig of Kingston RAM
Intell G33 Express Chipset (on motherboard)
80 Gig WD SATA Hard Drive
Seasonic 350w PSU


Thanks for the opportunity to have my questions answered and I'm looking forward to cruising the site here!

A:Video Card For Dell Vostro 200 Mini Tower

Windows will allot 50% of your ram by default, for when you need them programs. Remember, rams fastr than hard drive, and why have all that ram and not use it.

For your power supply, a nvidia 430/440 or an ati/amd 6450, maybe get away with a 6550... Seasonics are quality.

The slowdown is probably because Vista is a bit more of a beast than xp, and graphics can be a bit more hefty.

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my dell 1500 vostro needs an nveda 8400 video card. how do i take out the old one and put the new one in. i am going to order it from dell but don't know how to replace it. help
 

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Vostro 360 upgraded to Windows 10 (via ISO).
Built-in panel video is corrupted (vertical stripe down center that suggests panel failure).External monitor works fine.However, built-in panel works during boot for both BIOS and Windows 10 logo screen, and also works in Safe Mode. Additionally, the panel works fine after it comes out of sleep mode.Any time the video mode changes (e.g. by a resolution change, plugging in an external monitor, or starting the computer) the built-in panel will be garbled. Causing the system to sleep and unsleep (even immediately after startup) will correct the built-in panel video corruption.Driver installed by Windows 10 is: Intel(R) HD GraphicsDriver Date: 5/27/2015Driver Version: 9.17.10.4229I update a Vostro 360 Windows 7 system with the latest Intel HD Graphics driver, I will get the same behaviour, so it's almost certainly a driver issue.What confuses me is that no-one has mentioned a similar problem, and many have mentioned successful upgrades to Windows 10. Am I just unlucky with my systems, or is there some software variable that could mask (or create) the problem?On Windows 7, I can revert to an older driver to make the problem go away. This is difficult on Windows 10, as it continually upgrades to the latest driver.Closest similar issue is an unresolved red/green/blue colour cycling problem.http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/dell-vostro-360-and-optional-intel-graphics-driver/2fbf78e7-2c1b-4986-b711-add8... Read more

A:Vostro 360 upgrade to Windows 10 video corruption with latest Intel driver

JACQUESASSERT,
Product not tested for Windows 10 upgrade
Dell is not testing or developing Windows 10 drivers for this product. If you choose to upgrade, some features, applications, and connected devices may not work as expected.

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i have a Dell Vostro Mini Tower with the following specs:Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3470 CPU @ 3.20GHz
4GB RAMIntel(R) HD GraphicsI have ran a System Requirements check and it says I have 2048MB of Video RAM.  i would like to upgrade this to 4GB if possible.  would anyone be able to recommend a card that is compatible with my computer?I understand the wattage of my power supply matters also, would anyone know what this is?Thanks in advance

A:Upgrading Video Card on Dell Vostro 270 Mini Tower

The 2GB you are referring to is how much system ram is being given to the onboard Intel GPU video to use. You cannot increase that to 4GB. But you can add a discrete PCIe x16 video card. The Vostro 470 has a 300w power supply. So that will limit you as to which video card you can use. The two video cards that we shipped on this model were =
YG17P Nvidia GeForce 640GT 1GB67V2J Nvidia GeForce 620GT 1GB
Or you could remove our power supply and install a higher wattage power supply and then get a better video card.

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My 9 year old has a dell optiplex 755 SFF, he is asking me to upgrade his video card so he can play games like minecraft and some games on steam.
We are on a budget and found this Sapphire radeon 6450 on newegg for $39.99
Will this work in his computer and allow him to play minecraft? steam?
www.newegg.com/.../Product.aspx;cm_re=6450-_-14-102-933-_-Product&RandomID=1698470702508220150427173530

Thanks in advance

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Hi
I have a Vostro 460 MT from Dell.
The Specs:
i5-2400
8GB RAM
320GB HD
Stock PSU - 350W

I had a NVIDIA GT 210 card in previously which I sold and bought an R7 240 to upgrade with. When plugging in the R7 240 and booting up. I get NO VIDEO SIGNAL. NO BIOS SPLASH SCREEN etc.
NOW if I take the card out and use the onboard VGA it works fine. The NVIDIA GT 210 worked fine too.

Why does this card not work? Is there a solution to my problem?

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Hi,

I have a dell vostro 1500 that has started getting a horizontal line down the middle of the screen and showing the same info on the top and bottom. The computer also crashes sometimes so quickly the blue screen of death doesn't even show up.

I believe from googling around that I have a bad NVIDIA G8400 video card, part of which Dell won't replace out of warranty since it's not soldered in.

http://en.community.dell.com/blogs/...ate-limited-warranty-enhancement-details.aspx

I see in the link instructions on how to replace the video card, so that's what I plan on doing.

Does this seem like the right approach to fix my problem?

I am mostly an internet surfer / quicken user...what kind of inexpensive video card should I buy? Any suggestions on good sites to buy from would be appreciated.

Thanks for any help!

Eric
 

A:Recommend Video Card - Dell Vostro 1500 - NVIDIA G84 Recall Related

Hi Eric,

My Vostro 1500 just died. I've owned it for 1 year and a half. It's out of warranty and it's not included on the list of "affected" models. I can't call to dell right now to hear their (predictable and negative) answer about this.

Have you had any more news about this? Could you get it fixed? Do you know other Vostro 1500 users having the same problem? Any information you can give me would be really useful, as you may have noticed that there aren't many 1500 users reported of having the issue.

I'll be waiting for your reply.

Paul
 

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recently I have wanted to get into video editing and I decided to try out a few different video editing software tools. I tried windows movie maker 2.6 first and it kept skipping when I would preview clips and freezing. The same thing is happening with the trial version of adobe's premiere elements 9 trial version. For adobe, it told me to download the latest video driver that was compatible so i did and it allowed me to see my videos and use it a little bit but it would not be able to keep up and would freeze occasionally. Does this have to do with my graphics card? This is what I could find of my computers information (i typed dxdiag in run):

System:


Operating system: Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit (6.1, Build 7600)
System Manufacturer: TOSHIBA
System model: Satellite A505
BIOS: InsydeH20 Version 1.20
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 720 @ 1.60GHz (8 CPUs), ~1.6GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
DirectX Version: DirectX11

And I guess this is my graphics card:

Name: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Chip Type: Geforce 310M
DAC Type: Integrated RAMDAC
Approx. Total Memory: 2256 MB
Current Display mode: 1366 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)

If anyone could help me it would be greatly appreciated, thank you.

P.s. I'm not very computer savvy so keep that in mind :-/
 

A:Wondering if I should upgrade video card for video editing software

yes the graphics card seems to be the weak link in your setup, you could try searching for msi afterburner to try to overclock your graphics card but failing that i would upgrade your graphics card
 

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I need a blind walk-thru to disable onboard video. The onboard VGA port is physically broken off. I purchased a NVIDA GeForce GT 610 PCI-e x16 and installed. When pc is turned on, I can hear pc normal boot up sounds and hard drive activity. But no picture thru new video. Hooking to onboard video is not an option. Please help!

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So i have pretty much figured out that it has onboard video right it is a new pavilion the 1ghz one, so I also noticed there is no AGP slot, so what now, he will have to run a PCI based card right would this be worth it??
 

A:buddy has HP wants to upgrade to better video card..well theres no card there anyway

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Hello Everybody! I'm thinking seriously on upgrading my system because i want games to run better, but system it's not too old, what do you suggest, I have a P4 HT 3.4ghz it's a 478 socket and heard 775 it's better so wish to get Dual core or maybe I should go with AMD but not quite familiar of which ones are the best AMD's right now, maybe I should stay with my MOBO and P4, MOBO is a ASUS P4P800 E Deluxe or should I just upgrade my video card I have an ATI AIW 9600XT people say the AIW are not very good cards for gaming, and I really want to improve gaming performance, the problem is I don't have PCI-Express I have the AGP 8x, I think there are still a few good gaming cards for AGP right? what do you suggest? upgrade my video card only or MOBO and Processor also, I would keep everything else, memory, hard drives and PSU will work, suggestions are welcome, I definitely don't have a big budget but better buy something is worth it, for video card i guess something around $200 if i had to buy new MOBO and Processor I'll have to wait a couple of weeks but i really want to boost the quality of my games, so better wait and get somereally good, right now I can't max out the settings of some games and I have some frame skipping and lagging and want to get rid of that, thank you!!!!
 

A:PC upgrade or Video Card upgrade??

Your cpu is fine, a p4 3.4ghz is good enough for today's games but can you tell us what games you're trying to play?
For a quick upgrade that'll last you ok for a while and give you much better playablity in today's games, I'd just go for a graphics card upgrade, but, if you want the system to last you a while and you can wait a bit then I'd suggest waiting a few months. If you want a future proof games machine (meaning you'll get a year or two of gaming out of it) intel are bringing out a new series of processors, and the next generation of graphics cards are just around the corner too, directx10 cards.
If you're only a casual gamer you could still save some money if you wait, but then again the technology moves so fast you might as well get something that'll be considered decent for a while. I'm actually leaning towards you just getting a new agp graphics card, maybe like thisradeon x850pro. That'd make games look a lot prettier.

Edit: Hang on, forgot all the important stuff :blush: Can you tell us your full system specs, e.g. how much RAM, your mobo, your psu wattage etc.?
 

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well i have pretty much the same question here i know i have at least 2 pci slots not sure about agp i want to buy the radeon hd 2400 from ati or the hd 2600 i have a max budget of £100 i want to play demandng games such as battlefeild 2142 and 2 and warhmmer mark of chaos which...on a 64 mb integrated graphics....arent exactly ideal...any help would help both me and roses
 

A:Video Card Upgrade

I've split you off from the other poster, best to have your own thread.
 

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can you upgrade a envy vidio to an Radeon RX 460 ? power wise and all and how do you do it?

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i have an old pentium 3 dell, i want to use this computer to play games on but i think i will need a better video card. i installed the sims 2 and it only works on 16-bit colour and the highest i can go currently is 24-bit. the card i believe is build into the motherboard or somthing like that. it's an Intel® 82815 Graphics Controller

the game is still quite slow and laggy, will it make the game run fast if i get a better video card

so if it's not jsut a waste of money to buy a graphics card, how do i know which one to buy, i won't spend any more than 70 on it

thanks
 

A:video card upgrade or not

We need more information on your computer. What model is it? Does it have a AGP slot. A new card will help out some.
 

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I have a E-Machines T2824 and right now it has a 64mb integrated video with it . I know it can't handle an AGP type of card so what the real question is can this system take a PCI-E card that would more than likely be 128mb ??????
 

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I currently have the Nvidia GeForce 4600 ti AGP(128mb DDR). The computer is a Dell Dimension 8200 with a Pentium 4 processor @ 2.2GHz w/512 K l2 Cache. I am maxed out on RAM with 2Gb. I recently bought Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter and found that it won't work. The Video cards recommended are the GeForce 6/7 families. Will one of the Nvidia 6800 series cards work? Am I stuck with cards that have only 128mb of DDR?
 

A:Need help on Video Card Upgrade

for that game you should definitely get the aegia physx card if you really wanna experience the game it was meant to be played.....
 

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I received the computer free when myy job got new computers. I play Elder Scrolls Online, the often have updates to the game. Recently I have not been able to play. After going back and forth with them it appears that I need a better graphics card. I would like to upgrade it, but apparently it's integrated. I'm not to comeputer savy does this mean I can't?If I can't then that means I'll have to get a better computer, which is hard on a single income. Any help is welcome at this point.Thank you

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Greetings all,

I am upgrading from a rig that had no agp, or PCI-E slots.....I was working on a PCI graphics card. Eventually this became unbearable, as I would play game (mostly WoW and City of Heroes), and get whooping 5-15 fps rates. Eventually this became unplayable to me as it was like watching a slideshow.

So I purchased this new computer (the Dell WS370), which comes pre-equipped with a PCI-E 16x slot. Now being new to the game, I have no clue what to buy in this department. I am looking to get a good bang for my buck, without having to spend much cash. I would rather not replace the PSU if at all possible, as that will only add more to the cost. So basically I am looking for *any* video card that is going to run decently with the already included 350 watt power supply. Now I can only assume that being as this Dell was equipped with a 3100 FireGL card in the PCI-E 16X slot already, that it must have a 6 pin connection from the PSU (mind you this computer is still being shipped, so I have not actually seen it yet). As far as the amps on the 12V rails...theres no telling.

So long story short, I am looking for anything that is going to reliably run games (mainly WoW, and City of Heroes), with either high settings or even medium ones (as I have already become used to low settings anyways lol), and still get good frames per second (heck, 30+ would even be an improvement for me, but the more the merrier). In doing so, I would like to get something where I would not have... Read more

A:Need help with video card upgrade....

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Okay, so I just bought a new computer for gaming purposes, and I need to upgrade the computer's graphics card in order to play most of the PC games I want to buy. I already know which card I want to get, but I want to make sure it can be installed into my computer before I decide to buy it.

Video Card- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814241063

Computer- http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=8399299&type=product&id=1179877502628

I also would like to know if there would be anything else I would need to buy after upgrading my comp's video card, especially if I'll need to get a bigger PSU or something else. If you need more information, just tell me what you need and I'll try to post it here.
 

A:Video Card Upgrade and PSU help

I would wait till you have the system before buying the card. Two things you need to check:
1.will it fit in your case?
2.power supply-you will most likely need a more powerful one with the proper connections needed for the card and is compatable with your mobo and will fit

Research the card to find out what you need to know so you know what you're looking for
 

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We just purchased a new game Sid Meyer's Pirates. Once installed it won't run without Direct9x, and direct 9x won't run on our computer. So I purchased a new video card, a Diamond Shealth ATI Radion 9200 SE 128 MB DDR PCI Version.

I put the card in but before I can even install it the monitor freezes. If I put the monitor connection in the card it states "no signal" not connected and shuts off.

We have a Compaq Presario 6300US, Intel Celeron 1.4GHZ, 192SDRAM (I have 256MB installed but the old video card take 64MB). Intergrated Intel Direct AGP 3D graphci with 11MB . Windows XP operating system. There are two empty expansion slots.

Currently in the Setup (BIOS) my default Primary video adapter is a PCI.

Should I have bought a AGP card or PCI. Any suggestions would be appreciated. How should this card be installed. Thanks
 

A:Video card upgrade

is the mother compatiable with the video card?
 

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Hi Dell Team! I need your help, I'm the owner of a Dell Optiplex 990 DT (Service Tag: 5DLM2V1) and I need some support, please. I would like to upgrade my video card but I don´t know, it´s very confused to choose one .. I´m worried about de PSU, there´s a confirmation about the performance of the recomended video card on my desktop. I don´t want a desktop in flames, please. 
If you need another information (like photos or something else) about the desktop .. please ask. 
Thanks in advance. 

A:Video Card Upgrade

Depends on the Size.
USFF models do not have slots.
SFF and Desktop can use a radeon HD5450 that is low profile and has no fan.
https://www.asus.com/Graphics-Cards/EAH5450_SILENTDI1GD3LP/
 
 

 
Computer Model OptiPlex 990
Shipping Date 8/16/2012
Country Argentina
421-5600 : EMRP,Windows 7 Professional,Me dia, 32-bit, Optiplex, Spanish
 

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does anyone know how i can find a better video card that will work with my system. i'm trying to upgrade this older pc so my kids can play some of their games. i have two pcs and their always fighting over the newer one. i've already put in the maximum ram which is 512mb. will a better video card help much? 32 MB TNT-2 R3 Video Card [Part #6001579]
intel fedora motherboard pentium111 733mhz.
 

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I really need a new processor (its an amd phenom x4 1.8ghz), I thought that's why my games weren't running very well, but a friend told me that GPUs do like 80% of the work, no matter how good you CPU is, so my first question is, is what he saying true? If so, would I really need a new processor? Why not just get a new GPU? I know my processor is horrible, but would I notice a difference if I went from my 9800gt to a GTX480 or HD6950 ? Or would the processor hold the new card back and I'd be getting about the same FPS as I am currently with my 9800gt?

A:Should I upgrade my video card?

That board is a AM2 board EBAY will be the best solution to find a better CPU....if....it's BIOS will accept a higher clocked CPU....so to upgrade that you will need motherboard, ram?, CPU, and a retail copy of Windows7....

You will be bottlenecked with any of those cards.....but your frames will still go up....

Some games are more CPU dependent than others so 80% will not hold true in all cases...

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Hello,
My current system is X51, R2, 4th Gen intel [email protected] (6MB cache, 3.3 Ghz w/Turbo) , GTX 645 w/1g and 240W PSU, 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1600M hz (2x4GB).
I want to upgrade my GTX645 to a GTX 750 or 750ti, but I have never done anything like this before. Can someone tell me if these cards will work with my rig and PSU? I only use the rig for gaming, Netflix and some minor work related stuff.

A:X51 R2 video card upgrade

You might get better responses from the alienware forum.
en.community.dell.com/.../

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I would like to upgrade to a video card. I would like something cheap not so cheap it won't work bur not to expensive that it's the radeon hd card. It has to be a VGA

A:What video card to upgrade to

Without consideration to power supply and cheap, you can pick something like a Radeon HD 5570 or 6670 and it should perform decently in most games. Depends on what you mean by cheap though. If you don't want Radeon HD, then you can go with an Nvidia GeForce 430 or 440 for some decent performance and cheap pricing.
Radeon HD 6570: Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100323L Radeon HD 6570 1GB DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
Radeon HD 5570: Newegg.com - HIS H557HO1G Radeon HD 5570 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card
GeForce GT 430: Newegg.com - Galaxy 43GGS8HX3SPZ GeForce GT 430 (Fermi) 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
GeForce GT 440: Newegg.com - Galaxy 44GGS8HX3VXZ GeForce GT 440 (Fermi) 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card

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My video card appears to be bad - no image can be viewed on my screen. My present card is an ATI Rage llC AGP 8mb - What could i poss upgrade this card to?

I know this is an old card - kids use this comp for school work and game play.

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I have a Dell Dim 4400 with windows XP -pentium 4 -478-pin package-intel 845 chipset-cpu 1.60ghz-250mb hard drive-1024mb ram-AGP 4x/2x 1.5v only-3 PCI slots- 1 CNR-200 watt power supply- motherboard model D845PT. Iam Running a Realflight R/C simulator, they require a better video then I have. It works OK but I do not get shadows. I have upgraded all drivers.I hope you can help me?
 

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I need to add an HDMI output to a Pavilion P6210t so I can connect a 40 in TV for my Monther who has limited vision. I think adding a video card with HDMI is the best option (as opposed to using a VGA to HDMI converter) for best resolution. Graphics performance isn't an issue for her. Is this a good approach and are there any suggestions on a basic video card with HDMI and low power (the PSU is only 250W)? What about driver installation, BIOS setup, etc?Thanks

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Hello HP Forums,                                    I am a Game lover. And especialy GTA series is my favourite game series. I Bought a HP Pavilion DV7 5 years ago and it has a 8GB Ram and 1655 MB Video Memory (58 MB Dedicated). I bought GTA IV Main Edition for Windows and i am facing difficulty to play the game. I used commandline.txt for a long time to play gta iv. but it gave me a lot of lag. so I can't enjoy the game. it is because of low video memory. only 58 mb graphic memory is allowed to gta iv. is there any way to increase my dedicated video memory? And if I can't, what is the rate of changing the video card (with atleast 512 mb dedicated video memory) in the service centre? pleasse help.                                                                                                                                                                                                  ... Read more

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I have upgraded my Graphics Card from an Asus Geforce 5200 128 mb to an Asus Geforce 6600 128 mb ............ install was uneventful and I downloaded the latest drivers from the NVIDIA website .......... I spent some time tweaking the graphics settings on my system and everythings seems to be running fine except I cannot get video with any of the WMV files on my system ........ I get the audio from these files but no graphics. I have some Quicktime MOV files and these play just fine. I have checked that the correct file types are associated with the respective utility ............. would welcome advice re this.

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Hi Guys, Im new to this site, I know a BIT bout PCs n was jus wonderin:

I have a DELL 8300, P4 3.00GHz, 1GB RAM and a G-Force FX 5200 Video Card.

i want to upgrade my vid card to a radeon 256mb (whatever the latest model is), i have a CRT and a Flat screen (both Analogue Connections),

Is there a way i can put my new redeon in the AGP slot and keep the G-Force in my system (also AGP but convert it to PCI somehow) to run Dual Monitor.
Is it possible to get a type of converter to use one of my PCI slots for the G-force (a kind of Master Slave configuration) with the Radeon.

or if this is not possible: if i use jus one vid card (AGP) preferrably the Radeon and run my 2 monitors off it, will it cause my PC to slow down at all

Thanks in advance
 

A:Video Card Upgrade

No, you can only have one AGP card in the system and you can't make it into a PCI card.

Most Radeon cards have the capability to run two monitors so you don't need to use the second card anyway.

The latest and greatest from ATI is the x850 XT Platinum Edition: http://www.ati.com/products/gamer.html but haven't seen for sale yet, but it won't be cheap. Its also only available for PCI-Express and not for AGP and only has DVI connectors. Maybe the X800 would work for you.
 

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My friend has 499Mghz cpu Compaq Presario. The video card is 3DFX Voodoo3. Can he upgrade or get a new video card? Also he has XP.
 

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Should I upgrade? The price for a VisionTek X1650 Pro 512MB AGP graphics card is down to $99.99. I do cad work and I have ATI DTV Wonder for watching digital off-air tv. Right now I have a NVIDIA GeForce FX5600, AGP 8X, 256MB, AMD Athlon 64 3400+, 1GB DDR Ram and 350w. power supply. Will a substantially newer v-card be worth while to me? Will it make a big difference? Now when I watch tv and do cad work at same time I crash alot.

Thanks for any advice,

John B.
Long Beach, CA
 

A:Video card upgrade?

I would say it's worth the price... BUT it would be a better investment to get a new PC. But if that's not possible then that would be great upgrade.

GeForce FX 5600 vs. Radeon X1650 PRO:

http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards.php?card1=147&card2=458
 

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Hi Guys
I am running XP
I purchased this computer and the video card is not great. It is an Legacy Capture ROOT\MEDIA\MS_MMVCD does anyone know of an an upgrade that I could download for it. I tried the makers site but couldn't make much sense of it.
 

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I have an Envy 700-214, with the mother board video output I can see two monitors at once, I trate to install a third monitor and buy a Nvidia Gforce GT730, but when I install the video card the DVI  outlet is dead and the two outlets fron the computer are off, what do i need to do for activate the DVI outlet from the new video card and activate the mother board outlets with the new video card installed

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I am looking for a better gaming experience with BF4 and COD: Ghosts, not looking to top FPS but just to be able to play at max settings at a fair FPS (30). Here are my current specs:

CPU: Core i7 920 at stock and not looking to OC
RAM: 6gb
Video: GTX 560ti

I was thinking of upgrading RAM to 12gb and video to GTX 760 and wait a couple of years to replace the whole system but I am unsure if the CPU will bottleneck the performance of the video card? or if the upgrade will be good enough for the upcoming games 2014-2015?

Thanks in advance for your advice!
 

A:New rig or upgrade video card and ram?

CPU is fine, RAM is also fine, GPU is also fine.

Do you have the latest GPU drivers? Download from NVIDIA website.

I don't see how you can't get 30fps on High detail at 1920x1080 resolution.
 

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