Emachines T3504 video upgrade

By MonkOFox
May 4, 2009
  1. Ok, I have this emachine computer and don't feel like buying a new one, I just want to be able to have dual display.

    I've heard way too many horror stories with emachines and video upgrades. So should I just keep the onboard and just get a single 24'' or something?

    I don't want to fry my mother board and I'm not hardware savy at all.

    Or if there is a good tutorial for video upgrades for this exact machine somewhere that would be awesome, but doubt it.

    Any advice or direction would be greatly appreciated.


  2. MonkOFox

    MonkOFox TS Rookie Topic Starter


    oh and btw here are my specs:

    CPU: Intel® Celeron® D Processor 352
    (3.20GHz, 533MHz FSB, 512KB L2 cache)
    Operating System: Genuine Microsoft® Windows® XP Home SP2

    Chipset: ATI Radeon™ Xpress 200
    Memory: 256MB DDR (1 × 256MB) 400MHz (PC3200)
    Expandable to 2GB
    Hard Drive: 100GB (7200rpm, 2MB cache)
    Optical Drive: 48x CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive
    Video: ATI Radeon™ X300-based integrated graphics
    Up to 32MB of shared video memory
    PCI-Express® (PCI-E x16) slot available
    Sound: 6-channel (5.1) high-definition audio
    Network: 10/100Mbps integrated Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port)
    Modem: 56K ITU V.92-ready fax/modem (RJ-11 port)
    Peripherals: Standard multifunction keyboard, 2-button wheel mouse, amplified stereo speakers (USB powered)
    Ports/Other: 6 USB 2.0 (2 in front, 4 in back), VGA external connector, serial port, parallel port, 2 PS/2 ports (keyboard and mouse), 5 audio ports (2 in front, 3 in back)
    Dimensions: 14.25"H x 7.25"W x 16"D
    Weight: 22.5 lbs.
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