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Old 06-20-2005, 01:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok i know there are a lot of pepole reading this who know alot so im gonna ask a question here..ok i want to buy a new video card and i have one in mind but i dont know if my comp can handle it so im gonna post my system specs and the cards requirements..and some tell me if you thinik my comp can handle it... -----------------------------
Machine name: XOMBIJOE2
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.050301-1519)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
System Model: Dimension 3000
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A01
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.40GHz
Memory: 510MB RAM
Page File: 286MB used, 960MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: /PackageInstall
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode

----------------Card Min Requirements-------------
System Requirements Intel® Pentium® III, Celeron® AMD Duron™, Sempron™ or AMD Athlon™ processor or equivalent, or faster; Windows 98, NT 4.0 (SP5 or SP6), 2000, ME or XP; 128MB RAM; 50MB free hard drive space








Additional System Requirements Available AGP 2.0 slot; CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
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Old 06-20-2005, 02:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I would check to see if it has a AGP slot first.

Assuming you did, you could put a mid range card in there, and it would be OK.

What card is it again??

Also, what PSU wattage do you have?
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Old 06-20-2005, 02:04 PM   #4 (permalink)
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the card is a BFG Geforce 6200...umm..what is a AGP slot?
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Accelerated Graphics Port. It is a plug just above the PCI slots. If you have a graphics card, it will be plugged into it usually.
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Old 06-20-2005, 02:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
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is there any way i can check without opening my comp up?
oh and i dont know how to check my wattage or what ver you said...
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come on anyone?
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Old 06-20-2005, 02:29 PM   #8 (permalink)
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allright well im come check it out again in a lil bit...
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Old 06-20-2005, 02:46 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Download CPU-Z from www.cpuid.com look on the option that says mainboard. At the bottom half of that one, it would say if it does.
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Old 06-21-2005, 02:26 PM   #10 (permalink)
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well it doesnt say anything about one so iguess i dont....is there any way i could put one in? if i can how much would it cost? or am i screwed?
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