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Windows 7: Need help finding new graphics to buy

09 Oct 2012   #1
darkherox99

windows 7 64-bit
 
 
Need help finding new graphics to buy

Model: pz7-1215 HP
Ram 6.00 GB
Processor: Intel(R) CPU G630 @ 2.70GHz
adapter type: Inetel(R) HD Graphics Family
Windows 7 64 bit


Looking for graphic card to buy.


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09 Oct 2012   #2
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

The pz7-1215 has a PCI-E X16 2.0 slot. That will take most graphics cards that are on the market.

It has a 300W power supply, which is less than recommended by most graphics card makers. The motherboard is microATX, so you may have to check the maximum card length that will fit in the case.

Otherwise: what's your purpose? Budget?
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09 Oct 2012   #3
theveterans

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

As it is an OEM PC, I doubt it has a huge power supply so you can't put in a high end card unless you replace the PSU. I don't know how bobkn found the specs for your model, but you can try this card:

XFX Radeon HD 7750. It has excellent performance for the money as well as moderate PSU requirement. But for 300 Watt PSU (if this is your rated PSU power), it's not worth spending money for a low end card that gives you very little boost from the HD graphics.

Newegg.com - XFX FX-775A-ZNP4 Radeon HD 7750 Core Edition 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
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09 Oct 2012   #4
darkherox99

windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Buying graphic card for gaming budget around $130 dollar. Not looking for expensive graphic card just decent one that is good could play batman arkham city or resident evil 5 or other pc games.
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09 Oct 2012   #5
theveterans

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

My post above perfertly suits what you need IMO. The Radeon HD 7750 is $99 after rebate, and if you like Nvidia, you can opt to the GTX 550 Ti for $109 after rebate.

I think your PC should be able to run either cards without upgrading your PSU.

Newegg.ca - EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
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09 Oct 2012   #6
theveterans

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Here's is a website that compares both cards. For me, you can't go wrong with either one.

AMD Radeon HD 7750 Video Card Review | Hardware Secrets
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10 Oct 2012   #7
darkherox99

windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Thanks for the help from the people who reply i will look into buying those graphic theveterans.
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10 Oct 2012   #8
theveterans

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Glad to help you get started in choosing the right card for your budget.
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10 Oct 2012   #9
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theveterans View Post
Here's is a website that compares both cards. For me, you can't go wrong with either one.

AMD Radeon HD 7750 Video Card Review | Hardware Secrets
A word of warning:

eVGA recommends at least a 400W power supply for the 550ti, with at least 24A at +12V:

EVGA | Products | EVGA GeForce GTX 550 Ti FPB | 01G-P3-1556-KR

It appears to need a 6 pin PCI-E auxiliary power connector as well.

The XFX 7750 wants at least a 450W PSU.

These are both good cards for their prices, I guess, but I'm not sure how well they'd work with the 300W power supply of the HP. I expect that the PSU could be upgraded, but that will raise your budget, plus the amount of effort required. (Are there any warranty issues?)

I don't own the games that you mention. For the Batman title, these are the hardware requirements:

http://www.geforce.com/whats-new/art...ents-revealed/

The minimums are an nVidia GT 8800 or Radeon HD 3800. These are old; I don't know what current cards are comparable.
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10 Oct 2012   #10
darkherox99

windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Okay thanks.
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