Dell says that the MB supports video cards up to 512mb. Currently, it has the stock card which is ddr2 and 128mb. Can I use a ddr3 1gb card? If not, can I use a ddr3 512mb card? Putting it in PCI 16 slot. I just need to get hdmi and VGA output in one card but I'd like to get something decent for the extra 20 bucks.
Just need to know compatability before I buy.
Yes, you can install a DDR3/1GB card. That will not be an issue.
What is your total budget for the upgrade. With that, I am sure folks can give you some great recommendations. Be sure to tell us how you intend to use the system (gaming, general web stuff, CAD/CAM, etc).
I bought this precision just so my wife can have a computer. Got it a GREAT deal.
Only issue is the video card is ancient and only has one port I'm not even familiar with lol.
Just grabbing a 30 dollar Radeon card at ddr3/1gb for connectivity and the just in case moments of dvds or super nintendo emulation haha!