Help picking a card!

Hi, so I bought this PC, a long time ago, and today I tried switching the graphics card, because the one it came with is pretty bad (nvidia GeForce GT 320).

The problem with this computer is that it's extremely small.

Today I tried switching the graphic card with an older one I had unused (ATI Radeon 4670 HD, PowerColor) but to my surprise, I wouldn't fit!

So now I'm looking for a graphics card that might fit into this case...

I don't know exactly what size it will support, bu the size of the current card is:

Standard Graphics Card Dimensions:
Height 2.7 inches (69 mm)
Length 6.875 inches (175mm)
Width Single-slot

Anything not much bigger than that, that is actually better than this?

I'm not looking for a super powerful graphic card, just something decent that is at least better than the GT 320 and the ATI 4670 HD.

Thanks in advance!
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  1. What type of case is it? Can you post a picture?

    If a regular sized GPU won't fit it looks like you'll need a low-profile card.This is the most powerful card you can get that is still low-profile.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102958

    Which part won't fit the length or width?
  2. purple stank said:
    What type of case is it? Can you post a picture?

    If a regular sized GPU won't fit it looks like you'll need a low-profile card.This is the most powerful card you can get that is still low-profile.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102958

    Which part won't fit the length or width?


    http://i52.tinypic.com/apbw9y.jpg

    That's the same as mine (couldn't find a picture for how it looks inside)

    The part that won't fit is the width actually.

    http://www.nvidia.com/object/product_geforce_gt_320_us.html

    Too bad the only thing about the width it says is "Single Slot", which still doesn't help considering the 4670 HD PowerColor was also a single slot and didn't fit =/
  3. That GT320 looks like a regular sized card.Are you sure your version of the GT320 isn't low-profile?

    If length isn't a problem then the 6670 I provided above should fit.It's smaller in every area than the GT320 but it's an inch longer.
  4. Like I said, only problem was the width, and it was only because of the big ass fan the ATI 4670 PowerColor has...

    One problem, the 6670 seems to be an OEM, can I actually find one of those?
    If not, I guess I can go witht he 5670.
  5. The 6670 isn't OEM

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150576

    But at that price a 5770 looks appealing also, 20 dollars (ish) more for 25 to 50% higher performance

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102898
  6. mouse24 said:
    The 6670 isn't OEM

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150576

    But at that price a 5770 looks appealing also, 20 dollars (ish) more for 25 to 50% higher performance

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102898


    Hmm the 5770 is way too big!
  7. thebigcheese said:
    Hmm the 5770 is way too big!



    Hmm, so when you say the cards fan is in the way do you mean its hitting the bottom of the case?

    do you think this might fit? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150540
  8. Alright I see what your talking about now.You need a true single slot card.

    This would be the most powerful card you could get but I've only come across the mini-display port version...

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150574

    PowerColor used to make a single slot 6850 but I can't seem to find it.If you can find it that would be the most powerful single slot card.

    What is make/model of your PSU? Want to be sure you can handle some of these higher end GPU's.
  9. Thank you purple stank, the 6770 is actually good enough for my needs, and it seems to be small enough!

    About the PSU, I'll check it once I open my case later today.

    Thanks again!
  10. Let us know.
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