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Which top graphics card will be compatible with this spec

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August 16, 2010 6:53:21 PM

hi, what is the best graphics card that would be compatible with this pc spec?. i want to be able to at least play crysis and games like that

Operating system installed
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Processor
Intel® Core™ i3 processor 540
• 3.06 GHz
Chipset
Intel® H57 PCH
Memory Memory
4 GB DDR3
Memory slots
4 DIMM sockets
Storage External drive bays
1 external optical drive bay
1 internal HDD bay
Internal drives
500 GB SATA 3G Hard Disk Drive (7200 rpm)
Optical drives
DVD writer SATA DVD RAM and Double Layer supporting LightScribe technology
Graphics Graphics
Intel® HD Graphics
up to 1696 MB total available graphics memory
Display
LCD Monitors (buy separately): HP x22LED 54.61 cm (21.5 inch) Diagonal WLED Monitor, HP x23LED 58.42 cm (23 inch) Diagonal WLED Monitor. For more information, please visit www.hp.com/eur/home-monitors
Expansion features Ports
8 USB 2.0 ports (2 in front)
2 front audio ports
6 rear analog audio ports
1 rear digital audio port
1 FireWire® IEEE 1394 port
Video connectors
VGA port
Slots
1 PCI-Express 1x (1 free)
1 PCI-Express 16x low profile (1 free)
Memory card device
6-in-1 memory card reader
Input devices Pointing device
USB optical mouse
Keyboard
USB keyboard
Communications Network interface
Integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Dimensions and weight Product weight
6.89 kg
Product dimensions (W x D x H)
112 x 389 x 308 mm
August 16, 2010 7:25:58 PM

What we would really need to know is what power supply you have
August 16, 2010 7:27:09 PM

2 billion penguins said:
What we would really need to know is what power supply you have



This ^^^^ Post your PSU and we can help you. :bounce: 
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August 16, 2010 9:39:00 PM

This smells like a HP OEM, so apart from the psu probably being on the weak side, you will need a low profile GPU card as stated in the specs.

I'd look elsewhere for a build that already comes with a ATI 5xxx or nVidia 2xx GPU.
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