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refcol2002
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upgrading my hp pavilion p6-2388ea

Hi  i'm thinking of upgrading my computer with another graphics card preferably to nvidia from the radion one thats in it i know i'd have to upgrade power supply as this comp only has a 300w , 

the motherboard is a msi ms-7778 (jasmine) and the graphics card is a radion hd 7570 if i can which nvidia card would be best for it. any help in deciding wether to change or not would be most welcome.

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Big_Dave
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Re: upgrading my hp pavilion p6-2388ea

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Hi,

 

Your PC has the modern HP version 8 BIOS.  There is a BIOS update available that you should consider installing before doing any upgrades to your PC.

 

A good power supply would be the Corsair CX500 or CX600 depending on the cost at the time of purchase.

 

 

Do you have a specific use for the new video video card such as modern games?

 

Please review this posted article.

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refcol2002
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Re: upgrading my hp pavilion p6-2388ea

no not modern games tiger woods 8  it seems the graphics card thats in doesn't like the game  won't let me install it

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Big_Dave
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Hi,

 

I don't think that your PC hardware is an issue for the game to install.  I suggest that you contact EA and give them the error information related to the game not installing.

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HP e9280t, i7-960, 12GB, Vertex 3 120, ATI 4850
HP DV9700, t9300, Nvidia 8600, 4GB, Crucial C300 128GB SSD
HP Photosmart Premium C309G, HP Photosmart 6520
HP Touchpad
Custom i7-4770k,Z-87, 8GB, Vertex 3 SSD, Samsung EVO SSD, Corsair HX650,GTX 760
Custom i7-4790k,Z-97, 8GB, Vertex 3 SSD, Samsung EVO SSD, Corsair HX650, GTX 660TI
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refcol2002
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Re: upgrading my hp pavilion p6-2388ea

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i did never got a reply it seems they don't help with the older versions of tiger woods, i can try again but i don't think it will make a difference

 

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refcol2002
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Re:NOT SOLVED upgrading my hp pavilion p6-2388ea

TY very much for your help but looks like i have to stick with my old computer to play the game 

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