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Old 04-17-2005, 06:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have a dell demension desktop 3000. and i've heard that the video cards are the reason for not being able to play games. would a new nvida video card fix the problem.?


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Old 04-17-2005, 06:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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it would, but because you have bought a dell im 99% sure your graphics chip will be on your motherboard, therefore u cant just unplug it and put a better on it. instead ul have to stick with a pci graphics card. I think the highest ones of these there is is a fx5200 or radeon 9200. both cards are not meant for gamin by any means.

That is one of the main reasons most people on here hate dell computers.

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Old 04-17-2005, 06:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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get a new computer..de11sucks *** period

you probably don't have enough ram, and your psu probably can't even handle a new gfx card

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get a new computer..de11sucks *** period

you probably don't have enough ram, and your psu probably can't even handle a new gfx card
#1: Your PSU cant handle it most likely.

#2: You expect to replace your PSU, put a non dell PSU in and it will fry your PC.

#3: You want a new mobo and PSU? Too bad a new mobo wont fit your case.

#4: Warranty? Gone as soon as you open your case up.

Theirs a chance you can put a graphics card in, an older lower power like a 9200 or something, but their not very powerful at all.
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Here's a link to the PCI cards available on NewEgg:

Even if you can only use a PCI graphics card, it will be better than nothing. Make the best with what you've got... unless you want to spring for a new system. In that case, there's about 300 people on here who can give you advice.

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Old 04-17-2005, 11:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I know Dell hasn't had the best rep for gamers in the past, but I just got my XPS Desktop a few days ago. For those of us who don't have the time to put a machine together working 60 hrs + a week.
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