Upgrading GeForce 6800! Tags: Graphics Cards Power Supplies Geforce Graphics Last response: August 9, 2010 9:14 AM in Graphics & Displays Share Anonymous Graphics card Master Power supply Expert August 8, 2010 4:58:53 AM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: this week BUDGET RANGE: 0-125 USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming... all sorts of games CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: GeForce 6800 not sure of power supply? Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.20GHz (2 CPUs) Memory: 2046MB RAM computer was bought in 2004, its a dell XPS gen 5 not really sure if its worth an upgrade at this point MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024, More about : upgrading geforce 6800 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove rocky41 Graphics card Expert August 8, 2010 5:05:18 AM I think an hd 5670 will be good for you with the resolution 1280x1024 ...it can handle every game at an high setting at this resolution...also having dx 11 support...but do check you have an pcie slot .... | Report abuse Tamz_msc Graphics card Master August 8, 2010 12:08:01 PM The 5670 will be limited by a pentium 4.You can try a 5570, but its better to get a new system. | Report abuse Anonymous Graphics card Master Power supply Expert August 8, 2010 2:08:44 PM thanks for the replies! Will these cards be compatible with my Gen5 motherboard? | Report abuse nforce4max Graphics card Master Power supply Expert August 8, 2010 8:03:21 PM Well even your 6800 is bottlenecked by your p4 but I would go ahead and try to land a cheap 5750 or any thing along those lines. | Report abuse wa1 Graphics card Master Power supply Expert August 9, 2010 9:14:29 AM As long as it has PCI-E slot then you can use most of PCI-E cards out there... http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dimxpsg5/... Agree, any card will bottlenecked by pent.4, you might want consider cheap HD3650 or HD4650, it still bottlenecked by you cpu, but it still much better than GeForce 6800. Don't waste more money on this old system, save your money and build a whole new system... | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Upgrading GeForce 6800!> Related ressources: ForumUpgrading from a GeForce 6800 ForumUpgrading from GeForce 6800 ForumWorth upgrading FX5900XT to GeForce 6800 ? ForumUpgrading : GeForce 6600GT or 6800 ? ForumUpgrade Advice - nvidia geforce 6800 256MB ForumOverheating NVIDIA GeForce 6800 AGP8x ForumWhich is better? 6800 gt or geforce 210? ForumWant to upgrade GeForce6800 XT to ???? ForumNeed replacement card for Geforce 6800 Ultra Forum$10 XFX GeForce 6800 GS vs $170 HD 6850? ForumIs the Nvidia Geforce 6800 XT 256mb card any good? ForumATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics v Geforce 6800 GT ForumDell 8400 /nvidia pci express geforce 6800 ForumGtx 660 [non-ti] or Radeon HD 7850 ForumUpgrade option - currently have a pair of GeForce 9600GT 512MB cards ForumGigabyte GeForce GTX 465 1GB Question ForumUpgrading Graphics Card help ForumUpgrading Grapics Card on Gateway GT5654 ForumUpgrading Intel Chipset Family? ForumUpgrading from a GeForce 6800 More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !