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Envy Phoenix- upgrading GPU

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Envy Phoenix
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I have a Envy Phoenix . i need to upgrade the video card  to improve 4k video editing and support mild gaming and VR. 
looking at something  like these:

Besides space, out put ports, is there anything i need to consider when bumping up the GPU?





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@rumblefish Welcome to HP Community!

Here are a few important things you need to know when upgrading the graphics card of your choice:



A power supply upgrade may be required for graphics card upgrade, check with graphics card supplier. You may also find power requirements information in the system requirements for the new video card.


Before you begin

  • Many HP and Compaq PCs do not have an AGP or PCI Express (PCI-E) slot on the motherboard. Visually inspect the motherboard or refer to the product specifications for your model before attempting to install an AGP or PCIe video card.

  • If you plan on upgrading a PCI-E graphics card, a power supply upgrade may be required for graphics card upgrade, check with graphics card supplier.

  • Find out if your HP or Compaq PC has integrated video on the motherboard. When performing the steps in this article, onboard video will need to be disabled in the BIOS to avoid installation issues on some models.

  • You will need a screwdriver.

  • HP strongly recommends using an anti-static wrist strap and a conductive foam pad.

  • Find a clear, flat, stable work surface over a floor that is not carpeted.

  • If possible, print this document. You can refer to the printout after the PC is restarted or when an Internet connection is not available.



That said, I'm afraid there's no specific article with the details you need as HP does not support nor recommend upgrading your device, if you wish to proceed anyway, you may at your own discretion.


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