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Gatway 5228 Graphics card?

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June 8, 2010 9:15:51 PM

and i already ordered a new power suply...it was only 300w im getting a 550w.
June 8, 2010 9:19:20 PM

hey i have a gatway gt5228 computer and would like to upgrade the graphics card. i only have 1 pci e slot. what would be the best card for me to get for 200 or under? thanks
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June 8, 2010 10:21:03 PM

The very max card for your x2 4200+ CPU would be HD5770. If you are gaming at 1680 x 1050 or lower resolution you might get as happy with GTS250, HD4850 or HD5750 the two first ones can be had for less than $100 on newegg.com most of the time.
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June 8, 2010 10:53:35 PM

also i posted this in the cpu section but can i just swap a am2 6000+ into it without any other changes? i dont know much about computers. thanks guys and i was actually goin to get the XFX - ATI Radeon HD 5770 1GB GDDR5 PCI Express Graphics Card...is that the best for the $?
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June 8, 2010 11:01:56 PM

and 1 more thing im using my 32inch sharp aquos tv for the display.
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June 8, 2010 11:46:44 PM

i already ordered 2 more gb of ram.

this is whats in there now.
AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 4200+ dual-core processor with AMD64 Technology
2.2 GHz

i want to put either the
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Windsor 3.0GHz 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket AM2 125W Dual-Core Processor
or the
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+


what spec do you need?
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June 9, 2010 12:25:25 AM

sorry just figured out the cpu-z thing... yes its a windsor
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June 9, 2010 1:15:25 AM

and i cant us the xfx 5770...not enough room in the case..
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June 9, 2010 1:53:15 AM

i cant lol...i only have 1 slot that it goes into in the back area... those all that 2..
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June 9, 2010 2:10:47 AM

this would fit! that looks pretty good.. is that a good brand though? and the best i can get for under $200?
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June 9, 2010 2:19:16 AM

i think they cooler on the HIS will hit the cooler on the pross...gerr what a pain in the a..
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June 9, 2010 2:28:03 AM

i mean i could order it and if it doesnt fit return it... yeah give me a min
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June 9, 2010 2:29:40 AM

the card wont hit it will the fin part...
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June 9, 2010 2:35:52 AM

i think im gunna order the HIS and see what happends... what do you think?
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June 9, 2010 2:48:03 AM

the motherboard is on the op side then norm... my other computer they would face down... this 1 is up...gay gatway...
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June 9, 2010 2:56:56 AM

the right hand side of the pic is the back of the case
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June 9, 2010 3:10:40 AM

well i ordered the HIS...hopfully it doesnt hit... if it does ill be returning it and getting the powercolor. thanks for all the help guys! ill let you know what happends.
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June 16, 2010 3:23:49 AM

so i upgraded my power suply, got 2 more gigs or ram and got the HIS ati radeon 5770 and it fit perfect. any bigger and it wouldnt have. tested it out. it is 1 million times better then my mobo pos video card. its like playing completely different games now! its awesome. thanks a lot for you help guys!
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