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Old 03-25-2013, 08:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Looking to upgrade Graphics/PSU

I am looking for a Graphics card which will work with my computer. I also have some money to upgrade the PSU if you can also find a compatible one that would be great.

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Hewlett-Packard Pavilion p6-2103w Desktop Computer Refurbished QW729AAR#ABA - Micro Center

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I have 150$ I want to get the best graphics card I can and get a PSU that will work with the card.
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Old 03-26-2013, 02:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Looking to upgrade Graphics/PSU

Having repaired WAYYY too many hp desktops from PSU failure, some of them not being repairable because the power spike it sent though the computers fries everything, It would be a good idea to replace the PSU first!

Corsair Builder Series CX430

Great power supply that will run for a long time and you can even upgrade a few more things and still not have to worry!

This looks to be about the best you can get right now as far as the Video card is concerned. Dont get me wrong though, i personally have played on a GT640m running on an i5 and i was blown away by how good it looks and how fast it was!
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Old 03-26-2013, 02:53 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Looking to upgrade Graphics/PSU

If you hop on this you'll be able to get this GPU instead.

Newegg.ca - Refurbished: EVGA 01G-P4-2650-RX GeForce GTX 650 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card

This PSU.

Newegg.ca - CORSAIR Builder Series CX430 430W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
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Old 03-26-2013, 01:11 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Nvm. Just found out 3.0 cards work in 2.0 slots.. lol
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