I have a intel g41 express embedded chipset

Hello,yes i have an compaq presario model cq5302f with intel celeron cpu 450 @ 2.20 ghz 2.19 ghz i just wanted to know how can i upgrade my graphic embedded card for better game play and fps without spend cash at all.or what can i buy and add for better game play for my type on computer i have windows 7 64bit.im not good at computer stuff plz help thanx.
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  1. Without spending cash ? Euh, robbing a computer shop ? I dunno.
  2. GreenDutchAlien said:
    Without spending cash ? Euh, robbing a computer shop ? I dunno.

    what do you suggest i do to improve game play and fps.like download wise,or whats the best game card or graphic card for my model.
  3. You cannot upgrade the CPU or the graphics card. You must buy a new laptop and even that laptop will most likely not be upgradeable.

    Only specific laptops can be upgraded and they generally start at $1,500+.
  4. jaguarskx said:
    You cannot upgrade the CPU or the graphics card. You must buy a new laptop and even that laptop will most likely not be upgradeable.

    Only specific laptops can be upgraded and they generally start at $1,500+.

    its not a laptop i have a pc.
  5. you cant upgrade an onboard graphics. and you need to spend money to upgrade. so buy a new graphics card.
  6. chinoroy said:
    you cant upgrade an onboard graphics. and you need to spend money to upgrade. so buy a new graphics card.

    ok so like what do i need.srry im not good at computer.what game card add ons should i buy.and what all will i need. srry again for all the lame questions.
  7. jae_tea23 said:
    ok so like what do i need.srry im not good at computer.what game card add ons should i buy.and what all will i need. srry again for all the lame questions.


    edit: i just searched your desktop. how much money are you willing to spend? and what type of games do you play?
  8. chinoroy said:
    edit: i just searched your desktop. how much money are you willing to spend? and what type of games do you play?
    spending about 50 to 80 dollars, playing runscape....well tbh what exacly will need and how much do you think it will be then i can calculate how much i can spend.. and thanx for helping me.also i only have a 250 watt power supply so i was told i may have to upgrade that as well.
  9. jae_tea23 said:
    spending about 50 to 80 dollars, playing runscape....well tbh what exacly will need and how much do you think it will be then i can calculate how much i can spend.. and thanx for helping me.also i only have a 250 watt power supply so i was told i may have to upgrade that as well.

    is that the only game you play? also where are you from? and yeah you might need to upgrade your power supply too.
  10. chinoroy said:
    is that the only game you play? also where are you from? and yeah you might need to upgrade your power supply too.

    ok i found a card do you think this one will work for my computer.its for a 250 watt.SAPPHIRE 100289VGAL Radeon HD 5670 1GB DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
  11. you need at least a 400 watt power supply for that video card.
  12. chinoroy said:
    you need at least a 400 watt power supply for that video card.

    ok what card is good for my wattage.or what card would you recommend for me without having to replace or upgrade power supply.
  13. jae_tea23 said:
    ok what card is good for my wattage.or what card would you recommend for me without having to replace or upgrade power supply.

    try looking for a NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT or AMD Radeon HD 4650. those will be fine with your 250W power supply.
  14. chinoroy said:
    try looking for a NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT or AMD Radeon HD 4650. those will be fine with your 250W power supply.

    thanks for all your help chinoroy. so i may go for the nvidia geforce 9500gt.and that one will work with my computer with a 250watt.windows 7 64bit.? thanks man you have been a big help...
  15. jae_tea23 said:
    thanks for all your help chinoroy. so i may go for the nvidia geforce 9500gt.and that one will work with my computer with a 250watt.windows 7 64bit.? thanks man you have been a big help...

    you're welcome. yes the 9500GT will work with your 250W power supply just fine.
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