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Windows 7: Best Graphics Card, I can upgrade to.

08 Jan 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Best Graphics Card, I can upgrade to.

I have a HP HPE-541f. I was wondering what is the best graphics card I can upgrade to and if I can keep my current Graphics Card and Add another one.
Specs Link: HP Support document - HP Support Center
Here are the specs:
Motherboard: H-RS880-uATX (Aloe)
Processor: AMD Phenom II X6 1045T
Operating speed: 2.7 GHz (up to 3.2 GHz turbo)
Number of cores: 6
Socket: AM3
Bus speed: 4000 MHz HT3
TDP: 95W
Ram: Amount: 8 GB
Speed: PC3-10600 MB/sec
Type: DDR3-1333
Memory upgrade inform
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6770
Powersupply: Form Factor: internal ATX
Total wattage: 460W
Nominal input voltage range:
100-127V/3A (50-60Hz)
200-240V/2A (50-60Hz)
Dimensions: 150mm x 140mm x 86mm (5.9 x 5.5 x 3.4 inches)

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08 Jan 2014   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

The best card you can get is the one you can afford. Just go to a higher series AMD card. Something in the 7000 series.

You can only put 1 video card on that board, it only has 1 PCI-Express slot

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/d...name=c01925486

And you could always max out the memory to 16 GBs (but 8 GBs is fine)

But you might want to spend the money on a really good 550 to 650 watt Power Supply
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08 Jan 2014   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Anything DDR3 will work and I wont have to change my power supply?
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08 Jan 2014   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Your board supports PC3-10600 @ 1333 MHz and that`s what you have now, so that`s what you should use. Like I said 8 GBs is fine, don`t waste money on that yet.

If a new video card is what you want, then that`s what you should concentrate on, then a good power supply with the proper power connections for the new card.

Our member Solarstarshines knows a thing or 2 about AMD cards, I will ask him to advise you, but you will have to let him know what you want to spend on a new card.
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08 Jan 2014   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Being it is 460w there is no card you can use but the one you have
Most AMD cards from 7750 on up to the 7790 all need 500to 600w if you are willing to get a better Power supply then i would look in that direction but that is the best you'll get for that PSU
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08 Jan 2014   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

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08 Jan 2014   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BDhillon97 View Post
Anything DDR3 will work and I wont have to change my power supply?

I didn't notice you wanted DDR3 those cards are kind of hard to find unless you look on Ebay or Amazon

Honestly you want a boost in performance not to go back best thing for you is to upgrade the PSU get a 7790 and call it a day the best mid card for the buck http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121727
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08 Jan 2014   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

I thought he was talking about his main memory not his vram

ya know, your everyday average run of the mill bla zay mediocre middle of the road memory
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08 Jan 2014   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
I thought he was talking about his memory not his vram

ya know, everyday average run of the mill bla zay mediocre middle of the road memory
lol yeah DDR3 takes less juice but still like using onboard if he goes that route
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08 Jan 2014   #10

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Good choice on the card, not too expensive

And for $20 more you can step up to 2GBs

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...SUS-_-14121772
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