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Old 02-21-2007, 10:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question graphics card help needed

I have an hp pavilion 307x stock computer. The processor is and intel celeron 2.6 ghz. I need to know what my limits are when it comes to buying a new graphics card. im not sure what kind of motherboard it has, but it is stock.


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Old 02-21-2007, 02:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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hmm I cant find anything in google called 307x...when did you buy it? I'm going to go out on a limb and say its agp.

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Old 02-21-2007, 02:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The limits aren't going to be based on the processor. It's going to be based on the motherboard and what it can handled. From what I have read at the HP website, the Pavilion 307x has onboard graphics but also has an AGP 8x graphics expansion slot. This slot gives you plenty of options to choose from. Some of these boards do have certain requirements that you need to make sure you meet before purchasing it. Also, if the system is set up to use the onboard video port, you may have to go into the bios to disable the onboard video. (I also couldn't find information on that at the website either.) If there is nothing in the bios about disabling the onboard video, then it may happen automatically once the agp board is installed.
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Old 02-21-2007, 02:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
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7800gs is one of the best agp cards you can buy and is 209 dollars on newegg but best buy or circuit city were selling it for 167 last week on sale
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Old 02-22-2007, 10:11 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks for the help, hopefully i'll find one that works.
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