Seeking advice on video card upgrade

Hey everyone, im new to the forums and am seeking a little help with upgrading my video card. I currently own a gateway sx2851 and am looking to beef up the video card to play the old republic. My problem is that it is a slimline case and has a limited power supply. The specs say that it has an available pci-e slot however im not sure where to go and what video card would help me out. Thank you in advance for any help you can offer!
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  1. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102958

    this is one I was looking into but again im not certain if the power supply of my computer can handle it
  2. Go for a 6770 instead, your PSU should be able to handle it
  3. has to be low profile... his gateway is a slimtop. Edit: Nm this is probably best, comes with free game

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131448&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&AID=10440897&PID=3891137&SID=rewrite

    Be sure to check inside your case to make sure you have clearance for the dual slot, measure twice - purchase once :)
  4. i just read about the one i posted more, and it said it needs 400 power whereas my computer only offers 220 .... :(
  5. Ahhh.... with such a low power draw ..... they make those PSUs custom for their small formfactor PCs. Here's one that won't draw too much.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121397

    Good luck my friend, there's almost no PSU upgrades... the most you could get is a 250 watt off ebay. Never purchase those small form factor PCs if you can help it :( if you can return the system, I would. There's plenty of mid-tower PCs at the 4-500 price point.
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