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Graphics card/PSU upgrade...

By migrantwing
Aug 26, 2012
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  1. I would like to upgrade my graphics card (possibly need a low profile card) and possibly my PSU (probably needed). I currently have a 250W PSU and an Nvidia GeForce 9200.

    Can anyone help me with some much needed info on what to get as I would like to play games. I'm not in the market for a super gaming PC, but some of the games I want to play just won't run on my PC without being slow and glitchy. Also, price is a factor, the cheaper the better.

    PC specs below. Any other specs required, please ask.

    Many thanks!

    System Model >


    Motherboard >
    Packard Bell WMCP78M
    Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
    BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD P01-B1 10/27/2009


    Operating System >
    Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) (build 7600)

    Processor >
    2.70 gigahertz AMD Athlon II X3 425
    128 kilobyte primary memory cache
    512 kilobyte secondary memory cache
    64-bit ready
    Multi-core (3 total)
    Not hyper-threaded

    Memory Modules >
    2816 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory
    Slot 'DIMM1' has 2048 MB
    Slot 'DIMM2' has 1024 MB
     
  2. Ritwik7

    Ritwik7 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,657   +9

    You need to answer a few questions first:

    1. What is your budget for GPU + PSU?
    2. What games are you looking to play and at what resolution?
    3. Is your current system an OEM build?
     

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