Help on finding graphic's cards

Hello, i have a compaq Presario CQ5300F, computer spec's: processor: AMD Sempron(tm) Processor LE-1300 2.30 Ram: 2.00 gb (1.87 gb usable) 64-bit operating system chip type: GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 what are the possible options to change my graphics card and if so, which graphics card should i get?
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  1. Depends on the strength of your power supply. We need to know the wattage. It will be nearly impossible to make a recommendation with out knowing that.
  2. the radeon 6450s are probably the best you'd want to use. The sempron is really weak and more powerful graphics cards would be a waste.

    the 6450s should also run with almost any powersupply as well.
  3. HI sorry for replying so late, my computer's power supply is 250W.
  4. I would also recommend you use a 6450, especially with that power supply. It may or may not handle a 7750.
    But don't get your hopes up, you're using an antique processor on an outdated platform, so you won't even be playing most modern games, let alone be seeing acceptable framerates. If you want to game you ought to upgrade your whole platform.
  5. how could i upgrade my whole platfrom? sorry i am a noob at computers.
  6. You'd have to buy individual components and build a system. Entry-level gaming systems usually use these components:
    core i3 2120 processor - $110
    asrock h61m-dgs motherboard -$45
    4gb g.skill ddr3 1333 ram - $21
    Rosewill power supply - $55
    MSI R7770 graphics card - $125
    Reusing the case and hard drive, for a total of $356. Don't forget about possible needs for wifi and other accessories.
  7. wow thats alot what could be a cheap gaming computer that i could buy for under 500$
  8. Well, that's what a platform upgrade is: you basically change the innards of your computer. I would highly recommend getting parts separately, you can save a lot of money that way.
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