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Graphics Card For HP Compaq dc7600 Small Form Factor

Hey All,

 

Looking for advice on where I can get a good graphics card for this computer, one of the friends asked me to upgrade her PC to play games on it (Sims 3) but i cant seem to find any -  help appreciated!

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Re: Graphics Card For HP Compaq dc7600 Small Form Factor

The dc7600 is spec'd with a 240 watt power supply.  There is not much hope.  Most of the low end, low profile video card require a 300 watt PSU.

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Would it be possible to upgrade the PSU on this?

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Re: Graphics Card For HP Compaq dc7600 Small Form Factor

Read the HP part number off the power supply and do a search on it.  You might find something.

 

The issue to be concerned about in a very small cabinet is heat.

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HP ENVY 17T-u100, i7-7500U, NVIDIA 940MX, 16GB, 512GB m.2 SSD
HP Photosmart 6520, HP Deskjet 1112
HP Touchpad, HP Chromebook 11
Custom i7-4790k, Z97, 16GB 2400 MHz DDR3, Intel 750 PCI-E SSD, (2)Samsung EVO 840 SSD, Corsair HX650, GTX 980TI, Corsair H75 water cooler
Windows 10 Pro in UEFI mode - production system
Windows 7 and 8 in UEFI mode - test systems
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