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Low profile gpu

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December 18, 2012 11:25:18 PM

Hello,

I'm trying to upgrade my current video card. I'm currently using an old Dell Dimension C521 (Slim) desktop and I replaced the processor and power supply.

The current computer has:

AMD Athlon X2 5200+ Windsor Processor
Standard AM2 Motherboard
4 Sticks of DDR2 SD Ram (6 Gb)
CD Drive
7200 Rpm Hard Drive
Power Supply Max Output is 280W

My current video card is an ATI Radeon X1300 pro (http://i.imgur.com/r3ogt.jpg) and I'm looking to upgrade it, but by using a power calculator without the video card I only have about 70W (http://i.imgur.com/P5Hp8.png) to spare AND the video card has to be low profile. So, I ask for your assistance to find a card that will give my computer a little bit more life. Thank you!

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December 22, 2012 11:52:42 PM

I've chosen to install a ATI Radeon HD 5670 512 MB GDDR5 Low profile GPU. It uses a good 60W, but still below what I have left. Thanks!
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December 23, 2012 12:18:43 AM

Best is 7750.
It doesn't need any outer PSU connection
It draws power from PCI Slot.
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