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Dell Studio XPS 8100 - Choosing new graphic card

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February 24, 2012 4:13:07 AM

Hello,
XPS 8100 graphics card died; ATI Radeon 5450 1GB. Can I replace with Nvidia GT440 1.5GB without upgrading PSU? Really hope to avoid that, if possible; GT440 is what was available. Thanks much for the input!

XPS 8100 6GB RAM, i7-860, DVD, 750 GB HDD
February 24, 2012 4:21:50 AM

Additional information based on "How to ask for advice on a new graphics card"
Approx purchase date: Feb 2010
Budget Range: < $100
Most important graphics use: Business user, low graphics requirements, no gaming
Current (dead)GPU and PSU: ATI Radeon 5450 1GB; 350W PSU
Resolution: 1600x1200
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February 24, 2012 5:48:14 AM

It should be okay.
I'd get a better card for the same price though.

HD 6670
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
It's better than the GT440 and doesn't cost too much either. About $55 after rebate.
Your PSU can handle it too.

Oh and,
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Approx purchase date: Feb 2010

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February 24, 2012 11:06:32 PM

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February 24, 2012 11:07:56 PM

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