Want to play swtor but dont know what graphics card i need

Hi, first of all i'm like a technology retard

I recently bought Swtor and unfortunately it is almost unplayable on the lowest settings possible. I tried everything i could and i dont know what to do. After reading many forums and checking my specs of my desktop....i'm assuming its the graphics card and ram or w.e
After checking Dxdiag, i see that i have:

Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo CPU E7500 @ 2.93GHz (2CPUs), ~ 2.93GHz

Memory: 3072MB RAM

Directx Version: Directx 11

(on display tab of Dxdiag)

(Device) Name: Intel(R) G41 Express Chipset

Chip Type: Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family

I cant really afford to pay a lot of money so what do i need to upgrade just so i can play Swtor on low/medium settings.
And, how would i upgrade it. Swtor Requirements say the graphics card recommended is Intel 4100 Graphics but i dunno wtf that is or what to do.
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  1. If you can afford around $100, then the best option is a Radeon HD 6770 (rebadged HD 5770).


    See following review:


    While not part of the benchmarks, if you want to spend less than $100, then consider the HD 6670 for $59 after rebate. It will be faster than the benchmarked HD 5570, but slower than the HD 5770.

  2. The HD 6670 needs a decent 300w power supply (PSU), while the HD 6770 needs at least a decent 350w PSU. If you have a Dell or HP with at least one of the those mentioned PSU ratings, then you should be fine.

    If you have a 250w PSU, then the HD 5570 would be your best option.
  3. What you can do for starters is to give us a budget amount to work with and tell us what watts is your power supply.
  4. inzone said:
    What you can do for starters is to give us a budget amount to work with and tell us what watts is your power supply.

    I would probably be able to spend around 60-75 bucks... and i dont realy know how to check my power supply
  5. Why can't I upvote any of your answers?

    Anyways, I agree with Jaguarskx.
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