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November 30, 2011 8:50:04 PM

a Dell inspiron 545 with 6gb ram and 500GB of hard drive and i have Intel Pentium dual core with 2.7 GHz... i want to upgrade my graphics card so i can play nfs world and nfs the run basically racing and run the minimum requirements to play gta iv anything else you need oh it has to be less than $50-70

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a c 1362 U Graphics card
November 30, 2011 9:01:49 PM

Have PCI express slot?
November 30, 2011 10:36:11 PM

rolli59 said:
Have PCI express slot?


yes i do
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a c 1362 U Graphics card
November 30, 2011 11:04:22 PM

Most stores are more expensive but they have it at Fry's, Best buy, Microcenter and so on whatever is closest to you, might be a different brand .
November 30, 2011 11:44:50 PM

wait how do i know if i have a pci 2.0
a c 1362 U Graphics card
December 1, 2011 12:20:20 AM

Look up your specs on Dell's website!
December 1, 2011 1:12:19 AM

Also, be sure that you're not using a "slim" Dell that typically has an "S" after the model number. Those cases support only half-height PCI Express cards.

Also, be aware that only middle tier and lower tier cards come with a half-height option - then again, your budget of $50-$70 ensures that you're only looking at these cards.

Two representative options for these half-height cards are:
AMD Radeon HD 6570: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Nvidia GeForce GT 430: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Although these cards will most likely ship with a normal height bracket attached, the box will also have a half-height bracket which you can affix to the card.
December 4, 2011 2:45:41 AM

The reviews show that its equivalent to or better than an Nvidia 8800 GT, which was a good card 4 generations ago. I have an 8800 GT, so can tell you that you can game with COD:MW2 upto 1680x1050 and Crysis at 1280x1024.
December 5, 2011 10:00:31 PM

alright thanks guys
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