Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question

Good and cheap card to run on my inspiron 530?

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
Share
June 15, 2009 7:35:39 AM

hey guys!
this is my 1st post on these forums, and i need help. :( 
the site the i usually go to doesnt have that much traffic over the pc hardware section.
so i came here.

so, i have a very tight student budget of $60 and I want to upgrade my crappy intel chipset thats in my inspiron 530.
i have a 300 watt psu and im not going to upgrade anything in my pc for the card.
heres my specs, plz help!

im very comfortable w/ my pc, just no the graphics section. and btw, im looking to play crysis on med(the benchmark i guess)
and dawn of war 2, and cod4, and SPECIALLY bf2.

More details about my computer


Component Details Subscore Base score
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E4500 @ 2.20GHz 5.1 3.3
Determined by lowest subscore

Memory (RAM) 2.00 GB 4.9
Graphics Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family 3.3
Gaming graphics 286 MB Total available graphics memory 3.3
Primary hard disk 198GB Free (288GB Total) 5.8
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium

System
--------------------------------------...

Manufacturer Dell Inc.
Model Inspiron 530
Total amount of system memory 2.00 GB RAM
System type 32-bit operating system
Number of processor cores 2
64-bit capable Yes

Storage
--------------------------------------...

Total size of hard disk(s) 298 GB
Disk partition (C:)  198 GB Free (288 GB Total)
Disk partition (D:)  6 GB Free (10 GB Total)
Media drive (E:)  CD/DVD
Media drive (G:)  CD/DVDCD/DVD

Graphics
--------------------------------------...

Display adapter type Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family
Total available graphics memory 286 MB
Dedicated graphics memory 0 MB
Dedicated system memory 128 MB
Shared system memory 158 MB
Display adapter driver version 7.15.10.1666
Primary monitor resolution 1440x900
DirectX version DirectX 9.0 or better

Network
--------------------------------------...

Network Adapter Intel(R) 82562V-2 10/100 Network Connection
Network Adapter Microsoft Tun Miniport Adapter


thanks in advance!
!