Need advice...

By Saibokas
Sep 15, 2007
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  1. Saibokas

    Saibokas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 42

    would nvidia work on my pc and do i have to do anything to make it work? because i hbave integrated one.
  2. Sorrow

    Sorrow Newcomer, in training Posts: 141

    I think you would just need to disable your Intergrated, plug in that card, plug in all of the power cabes ect.
  3. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    yes.......

    And you have to disable the integrated graphics card.

    To disable your integrated gpu (graphics card unit), you will have to enter your BIOS, directions are on the screen at first when you start your machine (often del or F2).

    There you will have to search until you find a setting like "onboard graphics: Enabled" and change it to "Disabled".

    But don't do this before you install your new card.
    .. Lastly, if you feel uneasy about doing the upgrade yourself, you can turn the computer into a local computershop and ask them to do it for you.
    But don't pay them too much for doing it!

    Check on your computers site and see if you can do the upgrade.

    Regards Jase
  4. Saibokas

    Saibokas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 42

    Ok, thanx i have experience of doing that but i just wanted to make sure what i have to do then my pc has integrated video card. Thank You very much!
  5. Sorrow

    Sorrow Newcomer, in training Posts: 141

    Personally i think you can do it yourself, You do it once you can do it another time with more confidence =]
  6. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    no worries Saibokas

    You will grow in confidence with computers the more you add parts.

    If you need any more help when installing it then please contact me

    Regards Jase
  7. Saibokas

    Saibokas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 42

    Yes, i know how to do it :p. I guess... =) Thank You. Especially big thank to Jase123!!!

    Should i buy it on ebay?
  8. Sorrow

    Sorrow Newcomer, in training Posts: 141

    Also if i remember right most PCI-E cards have a addditional power slot that you need to plug in for power
  9. Saibokas

    Saibokas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 42

    Ok, Thank You too Sorrow! btw how old are guys?
  10. Sorrow

    Sorrow Newcomer, in training Posts: 141

    Err...I just turned 13 at July =]
  11. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    yes an auxiliary power connector Sorrow.

    Regards Jase
  12. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    Ebay you could buy it of there yes.... i buy a few things off ebay.. But never buy
    a cheap unknown make psu from ebay as these are very unreliable.

    By the way have you got a psu (power supply unit)? A good one? If not i could find you a good one.

    Regards Jase
  13. Saibokas

    Saibokas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 42

    But without good PSU my video card would still work right?
     
  14. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    post details of your psu

    Regards Jase
  15. Saibokas

    Saibokas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 42

    Ok wait, I have to turn off my pc don't wanna get sliced by cooler =) j/k.
  16. Saibokas

    Saibokas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 42

    PSU Model: DPS-300SB A

    Input: 100-127V~/ 8A 47Hz - 63Hz
    200-240V~/ 4A 47Hz - 63Hz
    Output: 300W Max
    +5V/25A +3.2V/18A
    +12V/19A -12V/0.8A
    +5VSB/2A
  17. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    whats the make and whats the wattage?

    Regards Jase
  18. Saibokas

    Saibokas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 42

    You mean this:

    Input: 100-127V~/ 8A 47Hz - 63Hz
    200-240V~/ 4A 47Hz - 63Hz
    Output: 300W Max
    +5V/25A +3.2V/18A
    +12V/19A -12V/0.8A
    +5VSB/2A
  19. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    yes... Now give me a link to the card your thinking of getting

    Then i can see if that psu will be good enough for your card

    Regards Jase
  20. Saibokas

    Saibokas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 42

  21. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    no im sorry.. That card needs 400 watt and greater as your is only 300 watt...

    I recommend you getting this power supply unit

    Regards Jase
  22. Saibokas

    Saibokas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 42

    crap, what about other video cards because i don't wanna buy other psu...
  23. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    well if you wanted one of that video cards quality then you would have to get a better psu.

    If you kept the same psu then you wouldnt get as very good one..

    I will look for you now tho

    Regards Jase
  24. Saibokas

    Saibokas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 42

    ok thanx, and what would happen if i would buy this card and plug it in?
  25. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    well it woundnt work.. Because there wouldnt be enough power to power it.
    it may get a display but it would be really sluggish.

    If you want good graphics then i recommend getting a better psu

    Regards Jase
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