Looking for Graphic Card

Ok, so i have an IBM ThinkCentre 8173 p4-3.2G 1024mb pc3200 80G SATA / Combo / lan Win XP pro Desktop computer yes i know its old and no I'm not buying a new PC. so i was wondering if its Compatible with a Newer Graphic card it has Intel motherboard / integrated graphics and has a free PCI slot and had a striker on it that reads USITRINIPCI28658M47A don't know what that means at all and so the question stands am i able to install a graphic card and if so could you point me to some that will work im in Canada so i don't have a lot of choices and i cant get 1 shipped to me so I'm looking at Best Buy to being where i would go to get one if my computer is compatible. thank you.
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  1. http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-58553
    Not many options finding something fitting the special form factor http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-58292
  2. ya that's what i though if there is 1 its probably not that good.
  3. ATi my friend said is better for gaming so ATi. I just don't know if i could find 1 where i live your making it sound like its rare lol.
    (if you haven't seen what my pc looks like its this)
  4. You might be able to put an PCI card like this in the riser card at the end. http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007709%20600007853%20600007317&IsNodeId=1&name=Radeon%20HD%204000%20series
    But don't expect good gaming performance.
  5. looks like pci not pci-e (look at the two white slots, no fasterner on the end and pin layout)
  6. i c so I'm not able to get a pci-e graphic card so i would have to go for the crapy graphic cards ? lol that are for pci? like theses: http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/category/category_slc.asp?page=2&Nav=|c:319|&Sort=0&Recs=10
  7. yea, ebay is probably your best bet, most pci cards are dryed up, maybe post in the classified here with a wtb low profile pci card post see what people have and would part with be sure to specify not pci-e pci only
  8. This 9500GT is about the best PCI card ever produced (about equal to 8600GT) http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=5771288&CatId=319 or http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814139046
    Will allow for minimal gaming if PSU can handle it.
  9. i was thinking the same thing when i looked at the 9500GT i was surprised i didn't even know they made that in a PCI.But i llooked at the power specs and it needs a 400 watt min. So i don't think he will be able to run it. I mean what exactly are you needing a new Graphics Card for and what is your budget.I mean you could get a way better computer for around 200 dollars U.S.I think it would be worth it last you another 2-3 years.
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