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Upgrade graphics card in HP TouchSmart 520-1020

I got this PC  and I realized that wasn't good enough to run games such Star Craft II in high definition  Smiley Sad

so I was wondering if it is possible to upgrade the graphics card?Smiley Wink

 

If it is possible what graphics card are the best suitable for this PC!!

 

Thank You!

 

 

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Re: Upgrade graphics card in HP TouchSmart 520-1020

Here are the specs for your HP TouchSmart 520-1020 Desktop Computer. According to the specs, this modal has a Mobile PCI Express Module (MXM) socket (MXM 3.0 version: Type A, <35 watt). This slot/socket is entirely different than a PCIe x16 slot in a traditional desktop. The TouchSmart AIO computers share more in common with latops than desktops. While it may be possible to install a MXM card... it is going to be difficult, expensive, and may not work properly.

 

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Re: Upgrade graphics card in HP TouchSmart 520-1020

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Here are the specs for your HP TouchSmart 520-1020 Desktop Computer. According to the specs, this modal has a Mobile PCI Express Module (MXM) socket (MXM 3.0 version: Type A, <35 watt). This slot/socket is entirely different than a PCIe x16 slot in a traditional desktop. The TouchSmart AIO computers share more in common with latops than desktops. While it may be possible to install a MXM card... it is going to be difficult, expensive, and may not work properly.

 

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Re: Upgrade graphics card in HP TouchSmart 520-1020

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Thank  you for the advice! Smiley Happy

 

But I really want to know what types of Graphics cards are  the best for this PC according to the Specs HP TouchSmart 520-1020 Desktop Computer.! Smiley Frustrated

 

Thank you for any addtional information!

 

 

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