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Trying to match Motherboard with video upgrade

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  • Motherboards
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May 10, 2011 4:54:10 AM

hey, i have a MCP61PM-AM
Version 1.0. motherboard in an emachines computer, and i was just wondering what exactly i can upgrade to? i was considering a nvidia 9500gt 1gb ddr2. but, i don't know if i have the power or if it will fit

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May 10, 2011 5:07:43 AM

it's a T5234 emachines computer, i know... not the best but, i need to upgrade
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May 10, 2011 3:48:08 PM

A 9500GT would be a upgrade?

I would consider building a whole new computer. Your cpu is waaaay too slow, your motherboard has a 89w cpu limitation, probably requires a bios update to even update the cpu, and likely will need a new power supply if you get a new video card and new cpu.

CPU, power supply, video card, hell you might as well just save for a new computer instead of dumping cash into an obsolete computer. Is the case and psu even standard ATX?
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