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Windows 7: I don't know if I should upgrade my graphics card.. your thoughts?

10 Jun 2015   #1
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I don't know if I should upgrade my graphics card.. your thoughts?

Hello I just did a bunch of research on my dell optiplex gx620 and found out that i can install a nvidia geforce gtx 650 ti (1GB GDDR5) if i wanted to. All I have to do is upgrade my power supply and i'll be set.

The problem is though is that my cpu is a pentium 4 HT 3.00 Ghz and I cannot exceed that because I have the older optiplex series (not like the 700's, the 600's) I wanted to be able to play black ops 2 on the desktop smoothly with at least over 20 fps. Is this possible with a good gpu but a weak cpu?

I really am stressing out about this and don't know because i have a ps3 already but also have steam from my other gaming pc that broke. I can't afford a lot for a new one sadly.. and steam keeps giving me errors every now and then which is really frustrating.

Thanks in advance if you read or reply.


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10 Jun 2015   #2
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10 Jun 2015   #3
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windows xp, 7 home premium 64-bit, 10 on diff hard drives
 
 

A 750 ti would work with my pc?
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10 Jun 2015   #4
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Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Why wouldn`t it ?

Your CPU is what`s holding you back.
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10 Jun 2015   #5
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windows xp, 7 home premium 64-bit, 10 on diff hard drives
 
 

I thought it was too new for my model though
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10 Jun 2015   #6
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windows xp, 7 home premium 64-bit, 10 on diff hard drives
 
 

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10 Jun 2015   #7
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Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Which one of these do you have ?


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10 Jun 2015   #8
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windows xp, 7 home premium 64-bit, 10 on diff hard drives
 
 

The desktop version
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10 Jun 2015   #9
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Then you need a low profile graphics card.

Could you post a link to this 650 Ti you are considering please.
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11 Jun 2015   #10
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