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graphics card upgrade

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hp pavilion elite 500z
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I would like to upgrade to a better graphics card but I'm not sure what I can use. at the moment I have an AMD Radeon HD 6570

thanks for any help. I need the upgrade for gaming

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@xmaschick 

I believe your unit is an HP HPE 500z, circa 2011.  It has BIOS (legacy) that can not be upgraded to accept modern GPU UEFI cards.  The HD 6570 was released in 2011, and that confirmed BIOS, not UEFI.  The highest GPU upgrade would be the GTX 660 card, but that does require a 500W PSU.

PS<> as that unit was sold under various configurations (CTO), you should determine what CPU and RAM are installed by going to control panel, then system.

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