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Old 07-03-2010, 03:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello one and all!

Right now i'm running a basic pretty much generic computer.. A Dell Vostro 220 Desktop.

Heres the specs at the moment..

Processor - Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5400 @2.70 GHz
2.00 GB RAM
ATi Radeon 3600 HD Series

I couldnt say which motherboard, but I think it's the default one you get the Desktop it's self..

And basically all i'm asking you guys, as gamers.. I want to upgrade my graphics card, but I dont know to which one I want to upgrade too.. Any suggestions? If you think I need to upgrade anything elce, please tell me. I dont have a price range at the moment, but nothing really expecive.. UK currency please..


Oh and if I could just upgrade the graphics card and keep everything elce, what would you suggest upgrading to?

Thank you

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Dell's online manual for the Vostro 220 was useless as far as specs go.

Odds are you will need to replace the power supply (PSU) in order to use a more powerful graphics card.

As for the card itself, it will depend on your budget and operating system. If you are running XP or Vista, I would recommend a 48xx card; if you are running Win7, I would recommend a 5xxx card.
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