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Old 01-07-2007, 02:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ive just recieved a BFG GeForce 7600 (agp) gfx card for free, and i need help on how to install it in to my computer!

im a total n00b and dont have any clue lol!

my sys specs are

dell dimension 5000
intel 4 2.99 ghz
1 gb ram
ati radeon x300/x500 gfx card

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Old 01-07-2007, 03:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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open up your case and see if you have an agp slot. And if you do then just take out the old one out and put the new one in.
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Old 01-07-2007, 03:09 AM   #3 (permalink)
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agp slot?

i really dont know what im looking for lol, sorry for being a n00b
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Old 01-07-2007, 07:10 AM   #4 (permalink)
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according to my manual it says i have

PCI 2.3

PCI Express x1 and x16,

Does that mean i have t get a pci-e gfx card?
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Correct, you have a PCIe slot and need the card to match.
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any recommendations, i need 2 buy 1 now lol, max i can spend is £120 ($230)
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http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=480125

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