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Windows 7: compaq presario CQ5320f upgrade video card?

13 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
compaq presario CQ5320f upgrade video card?

I just bought a compaq presario cq5320f computer and i am wanting to upgrade the video card. Im kinda new to the hardware end of things and was wondering if any body had any ideas for a power supply and video card that would be easy on the low budget side of things. Any help would be very much appreciated! Here are my specs as listed on

Brand COMPAQ Series Presario Model CQ5320F(AY030AA#ABA) Recommended Usage Home / Home Office Processor AMD Athlon II X2 240(2.8GHz) Processor Main Features 64 bit Dual Core Processor Cache Per Processor 2MB L2 Cache Memory 3GB DDR3 1333 Hard Drive 500GB SATA Optical Drive 1 SuperMulti DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE Graphics with 256MB integrated shared graphics memory. Up to 1407MB Total Available Graphics Memory as allocated by Windows 7 Audio Sound card - Integrated Ethernet 10/100Base-T network interface Keyboard Compaq USB keyboard Mouse Compaq USB optical mouse Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Motherboard Chipset NVIDIA nForce MCP61P Chipset CPU CPU Type Athlon II X2 Installed Qty 1 CPU Speed 240(2.8GHz) L2 Cache Per CPU 2MB CPU Socket Type AM3 CPU Main Features 64 bit Dual Core Processor Graphics GPU/VPU Type NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE Graphics Interface Integrated video Memory Memory Capacity 3GB DDR3 Memory Speed DDR3 1333 Form Factor DIMM 240-pin Memory Spec 2GB x 1 & 1GB x 1 Memory Slot (Total) 2 Memory Slot (Available) 0 Maximum Memory Supported 4GB Hard Drive HDD Capacity 500GB HDD Interface SATA Optical Drive Optical Drive Type DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Spec SuperMulti DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology
Write: 16x max DVD±R, 12x max DVD±R DL, 8x max DVD+RW, 6x max DVD-RW, 12x max DVD-RAM, 40x max CD-R, 32x max CD-RW
Read: 16x max DVD-ROM, 40x max CD-ROM Audio Audio Chipset Integrated Communications Modem 56K LAN Chipset Integrated LAN Speed 10/100Mbps Front Panel Ports Front USB 2 Front Audio Ports 2 Back Panel Ports Video Ports 1 VGA Rear USB 4 RJ45 1 port Rear Audio Ports 3 ports Expansion PCI Slots (Available/Total) (1/1) PCI
(1/2) PCI Express x1
(1/1) PCI Express x16 Mouse Mouse Type USB Mouse Keyboard Keyboard Type USB Keyboard Physical Spec Dimensions 16.87" x 6.54" x 15.11" Weight 11.00 lbs.

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13 Feb 2010   #2

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