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Windows 7: I need to upgrade my PCI video card

28 Mar 2010   #1
sonicradar

Windows 7
 
 
I need to upgrade my PCI video card

I need to upgrade my PCI video card and need to know which one(s) will support windows 7.

I only have PCI not PCI-e

Any suggestions?


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28 Mar 2010   #2
starwolf1336

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 



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28 Mar 2010   #3
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Looking at your power supply of 250 watts, you won't have enough power to support the 9400GT which requires a minimum of 300watts.

The best you can do with a 250 watt power supply is the Gforce 6200 PCI. It's all you need to support Aero with Windows 7. I'm using one on my 10 year old compaq. Aero works fine with it. Ebay has them cheap.
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28 Mar 2010   #4
starwolf1336

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

ah, i forgot to look at his power supply, i just assumed he would upgrade it to whatever it needed.
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29 Mar 2010   #5
pbureau

Windows 7 Home Edition X64
 
 

if your going to upgrade the powersupply then your choices rae pretty vast, I have an older Dell xps400 and I slapped a GT8400GS 1GB in it, and it runs wonderfully in it, not bad card for some games either. and the power needs where low that the 375W power supply was plenty.
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