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12-27-2011 03:20 PM
You have a six (6) year old PC and the architecture and design of your PC is really not setup for modern games. The memory speed, maximum amount of memory and maximum processor speed does not even make the minimum PC requirements for games such as Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty MW3.
Even some of the newer PCs would, depending on the model, require a faster video card.
12-28-2011 10:47 AM
thx for explanation but i still looking for suitable graphic PCI-E for this old pc.
if you can just introduce me a graphic card with recommended power supply would be highly appreciated.
12-28-2011 02:53 PM
Open up your PC and do some measuring in parallel with the PCI-E x16 slot to see how long of a video card will fit. The slot adjacent to the PCI-E x16 slot needs to be vacant. Look carefully at the motherboard and makes sure that components on the motherboard don't interfere with the installation of the video card.
If you consider the above information then how long of a card will work in your PC?
12-30-2011 11:05 AM
thx for reply again. i have checked through and its ok with pci - e x 16 card. i have tried with ATI firegl and nvidia geforce 7300 graphic card. i just borrow from other pc and checked measurment. is that ok to get youri recommendation ? i want to play mafia II, NFS Shift, Grid, etc.
12-30-2011 11:34 AM
You will have to research the system requirements for each of the games that you want to use. You also need to consider the game settings and monitor resolution.
01-11-2012 10:34 AM
Your HP Pavilion a1324n Desktop PC came with three (3) PCI slots (two available) and one (1) PCI Express x16 slot (one available). Your choice of a graphics card will depend somewhat on what you are wanting to do. Google "PCI-E graphics card" and see what's available or run by a local Best-Buy or some similar store. I would not recommend anything high-end (i.e., expensive, <$50.00) on a unit with this much age that has relatively limited capabilities at least by today's standards.
Even though I am an HP employee, my response is my own and not HP's.
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