Upgrading video card

By das7771
Mar 23, 2008
  1. Hello all.

    I want to upgrade my video card and I am not sure which one to get. I do not want to spend more than 200 dollars. Below are my comp specs. The games I would like to play is COD 4, Bioshock, etc. with graphics at high settings. I want a 512mb video card.

    Hp pavilion a1650e
    Amd 64 x2 4600+ 2.4ghz cpu
    pci-e nvidia 7500le video card 256mb
    2gb ram
    300watt psu, which I am sure I will have to upgrade with better video card.

    Also, does anyone know what chipset this comp has or where I can find out. I would also like to upgrade the cpu if possible.
  2. das7771

    das7771 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    should have read guide first

    well I just read the guide to the video card upgrade. I guess I should have done that first, sorry. I wll download z-cpu and get the required info so that I can get the proper advice.
  3. das7771

    das7771 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Here are my comp specs

    Hp pavilion a1650e CTO

    cpu: AMD athlon 64 x2 4600+
    Codename Windsor
    Brand ID: 4
    Package: socket AM2 (940)
    Technology 90nm - Core VID: 1.100v
    family: F Model B: stepping: 2 Revision BH-FH2

    Main board: Asustek Computer Inc.
    Model: NODUS3
    Chipset: Nvidia Geforce 6150 Rev. A2
    Southbridge: Nvidia nforce4 410/430 MCP

    Graphic Interface
    PCI- Express

    Type DDR2
    Size 2048 Mbytes will be upgrading to 4gbs
    Channel # Dual
    DRam Freq. 200.4 Mhz
    FSB: DRam CPU/5

    PSU: Hippro
    Model: D3057F3R
    DC output +5v = 25a +12v=19a
    +3.3v=18a -12v+0.8a
    Max Power output 300w
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,675   +389

    A new PSU and an 9600GT.
  5. das7771

    das7771 TS Rookie Topic Starter


    Thanks, I ordered an Ultra 550watt psu and a EVGA Geforce 9600gt video card.
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