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01-28-2012 08:37 AM
I have a Hewlett Packard S5735UK Desktop.
I would love to be able to play games such as call of duty etc but my video/graphics card is unable to cope!
When I enquire which card I need in shops they ask me what type have I got?
I have no idea!
Is anyone able to tell me exactly what card I would need?
I would like to spend as least as I have to but my budget could extend to £150 if pushed. If I buy a decent card will my computer still be able to cope with the latest call of duty?
Many thanks in adavance!!
01-28-2012 09:30 AM
Well graphics that is listed is Integrated graphics using Intel H5. From this page : http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docnam
Due to the fact the listed computer is HP Pavilion Slimline s5735uk, it is going to be difficult but it does have a PCI-e slot. The power supply - Total wattage: 220W is going to severely limit much of a graphics upgrade. I cannot give much hope in this matter. First step would be to investigate upgrading the power supply. To get a graphics card that will allow better gaming, the power supply should be 400W or better.
01-30-2012 02:36 AM
Yes - your psu is no standard:
Dimensions: 200mm x 85mm x 53mm (7.9 x 3.3 x 2.1 inches)
ATX power supplies generally have the dimensions of 6 × 3.4 × 5.5 (inches) and in metric 150 mm × 86 mm × 140 mm
It would be hard to find a upgrade psu.
(That's the problem with slimlline pcs - it's not recommended for 'gamers')
>the latest call of duty -> Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare ??
Video card (generic): NVIDIA Geforce 6600 or better or ATI Radeon 9800Pro or better
Depending on YOUR requirements you can start with almost any new card on the market.
Only maybe a slimline geforce 210 maybe works:
HP sometimes uses this for slimline pcs - but normally they are OEM made then, like this one:
01-30-2012 06:10 AM
You might call HP to get the exact model, but basically any of the High Performance series in which the video card is not integrated. Of course there are better video cards and they can help you sort it all out based on how much you want to spend.