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help finding correct graphic card!

I recently purchases a HP Pavilion Slimline s5000 Series.. model No. s5613w. I also recently recieved Starcraft II for an early x-mas present but upon downloading I did not meet system requirements with my graphics card. I am currently using a ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics card which came in the computer. I asked around about upgrading the card but many retailers told me it would be difficult to find a proper card to fit my machine. Does anyone know what graphics card my HP Slimline can use.. because I dont want to buy the worng card..|
thank you so much!

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Re: help finding correct graphic card!

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Riceer, the truth is that Slimline models are not meant to be upgraded.  The small case does not allow for good airflow.  Another problem is the power supply unit (PSU); 220W.  It will be difficult to get a card that will run the game that you mentioned with the existing PSU.

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