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Old 01-23-2007, 04:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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First of all, this is the PC that I will be upgrading. http://tinyurl.com/2pjxyy
Every thing seems to run fine and im satisfied with the computer, but i definately want a new graphics card.
i was thinking about buying this card. http://tinyurl.com/yqdkb9

so i guess my first question is hows the card? ive heard from some of my friends that it performs perfectly with World of Warcraft, which i will mostly be using it for, but will it run more graphics intensive games as well?
Also, this will be the first time installing my own upgrade, so im a little fuzzy on the whole integrated graphics thing. Im pretty sure my PC has an integrated card but not completely sure. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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You'll need to find out if it has an AGP, PCI-E, or no graphics card slot.
To do this, open the case and have a look at the slots.

AGP is usually brown, and offset from the other white PCI slots
PCI-E 16X is usually white, and longer than the other white PCI slots

If it has PCI-E, I would recommend a 7600 GT. they are cheap, and perform very well.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130073
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that was another card that i was considering, but i haven't been able to find much info about the power supply that it needs. i have 300W and if possible would not like to upgrade it.
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the 7600 isn't that power hungry
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awesome thanks for the reply.
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