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07-22-2011 03:14 PM
I just bought an HP computer not too long ago but the sales person didn't explain too well on the gaming side. Well basically its **bleep** for HD gaming (like The Witcher 2). I would like to be able to run games on high performance without low frame rate and lag. Here's the low down...
HP Pavilion Magnesium Gray Edition p6740f
Windows 7 Premium
AMD Phenton II 955 Quad-Core Processor
8 GB DDR3
1.5 terabyte hard drive
SuperMulti DVD Burner
ATI Radeon HD 4200
Wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n
Does it look like I need to update my ATI Radeon HD 4200 and the PSU?? If so what do you recommend. What would fit? I've taken apart and put back together a PC in school, so I'd rather do it myself then send it in. Money isn't an issue.
07-22-2011 06:02 PM
The first thing to do is to go to the game manufacturer's web site and forum and find out what others are using for a video card. From what I have seen recommended, the NVIDIA GTX 260 of the ATI 4850 appears to be the most recommended video cards.
Be sure to measure inside your PC and make sure that the video and power supply will fit.