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I'm looking to upgrade my graphics, I own a crappy computer, a dell inspiron 537.

I need to upgrade the graphics from the intergrated, but I really don't have to much cash to spend on buying a new power supply and all that jazz. I only really need to upgrade it to get better fps in Rift, and Counter Strike. So it doesn't need to be a HUGE boost, I practically just wanna run Rift at least at 1024x768, the 800x600 is killing me.

If anyone knows of a fairly cheap deal with a graphics card and even a power supply upgrade I would be interested in that aswell, just don't have 200 bucks to spend on it.

Current $$ Range: $100

Intel Core 2 DUO E7400 2.8GHz
2x 2GB DDR2 Ram
300 Watt Power Supply
post #2 of 5
The gt 440 would be enough
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I would recommend this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-360-_-Product for your psu
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If you wan't to change your PSU (a good idea):

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814161365

and

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16817151077

Adds up to like 110$ before shipping.
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Thanks, I'm really looking at all of these options.

I've read that upgrading a power supply on some dells can be very difficult as some are not compatible. True?
Edited by Devl - 6/15/11 at 2:24pm
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