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If I just bought a Dell 620 out of their stock computers would that suffice for a foundation to upgrade upon?
If it's the Inspiron 620, you could probably build it up to a decent gaming rig, but what configuration did you get- it looks like the Inspiron 620 can be anything from a G620 Penitum to a i5-2320.
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If I just bought a Dell 620 out of their stock computers would that suffice for a foundation to upgrade upon?
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If it's the Inspiron 620, you could probably build it up to a decent gaming rig, but what configuration did you get- it looks like the Inspiron 620 can be anything from a G620 Penitum to a i5-2320.
yep, if it's the Inspiron 620 that's retailing at $700 in Staples(with the i5-2310 and 8gb ram), just replace the power supply with a decent 650W and grab yourself a 560 Ti, and you're in business
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Dell 620?
That's a laptop

You must mean GX620
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Dell 620?
That's a laptop
There's the desktop version as well.

Afaik, this the the pc that OP is referring to is the Inspiron desktop series

http://www.staples.com/Dell-Inspiron...product_329408
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Be aware that Dell is notorious for using proprietary components, especially power supplies. It is likely you will not be able the mount the new power supply in the case, and it may even be the case that the power plugs on the motherboard and others may not be to ATX spec.
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post #16 of 16
Specs of your computer are highly relevant if you're looking to upgrade. How can anyone suggest what to replace if they don't know what they have to start with?

Also if it is a Dell/prebuilt, information like this:

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Originally Posted by Sun View Post
Be aware that Dell is notorious for using proprietary components, especially power supplies. It is likely you will not be able the mount the new power supply in the case, and it may even be the case that the power plugs on the motherboard and others may not be to ATX spec.
Will be far more relevant than what models of GPU to buy.

Check the spec sheet for your monitor to find out if it's HDMI compliant.

The cable doesn't make a difference to the gaming needs, it's more dependent on the available outputs and the desired resolution than anything else.

What's the budget for this upgrade?


EDIT: Also this would do better in the relevant platforms subforum (Intel/AMD)
Edited by Zorginator - 11/5/11 at 8:35am
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