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ATI HD 5670 work on a dell XPS 200?

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
July 18, 2010 4:00:29 AM

I want to get a better graphics card because the built in one sucks. I heard that if i put a card that is 2.1 in the 1.0 slot the xps 200 has, the motherboard would explode! I highly doubt it, but i want to make sure.
a c 355 U Graphics card
July 18, 2010 4:08:24 AM

You'll be fine. However, I recommend you check the power supply. It should be at least 275w.
July 18, 2010 4:11:15 AM

im buying a 600w with it. Is there a program i can use to test if it would work? I know that since i have 1.0 and the card is 2.1 that the performance will suck, but i can deal with that. I'v read that it's worked for older computers than the 200 for some and failed for others.
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a c 189 U Graphics card
July 18, 2010 7:42:26 AM

Your pcie slot is 1.0? already bought the card?
many issues with 1.0 board running 2.1 cards...

600W is more than enough for HD5670.
July 18, 2010 8:30:43 AM

No, I haven't bought the card yet. Is there a single slot card for 1.0 then? If so, will it be powerful enough to run mainstream games?
a c 189 U Graphics card
July 18, 2010 2:05:24 PM

Well, it depends on the rest of your system and monitor resolution...
Also, make sure that card would fit into your case... :)