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Video Card upgrade

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AMD Anthlon 2 630 Quad -Core processor 

ATI Radeon HD 4200 integrated graphics

4gb ddr3 memory

750gb hard drive

windows 7 home prem 64-bit

 

Basically i want to upgrade the graphics so I can play games like battlefield 3. I only have 100 to spend atm. any recommendations on what I could go for? how big of a power supply would i need for said recommendation? I do not have an income atm so my budget is small

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Warhound, welcome to the forum.

 

The first thing that you will have to do is upgrade the power supply unit (PSU).  The current PSU is only 250W.  Most of the newer mid-level video cards require a minimum of 400W to operate properly.  I like Corsair products.  I normally recommend at least 500W.

 

Here are the system requirements for Battlefield 3.  Both of the recommended video cards (GTX 560 & AMD 6950) require 500W to operate properly.

 

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HP TouchPad - 1.2 GHz; 1 GB memory; 32 GB storage; WebOS/CyanogenMod 11(Kit Kat)

Custom build: Corsair 750D Airflow (Full Tower); MSI MEG Z390 ACE; i9-9900K processor (OC'd 5.025); Corsair H150i cooler; Corsair Vengeance Pro 3200 memory ( 32 GB ); MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio video card; MSI GH70 Immerse LED Headset; 3- Corsair QL140 RGB Fans w/Commander Pro and Lighting Node Core; Samsung 970 Pro 512 GB; Samsung 860 EVO 1 TB

HP Spectre 360 Convertible; i7-7560U; 16 GB memory; Intel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 640; 512 GB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD; 13.3" diagonal 4K UHD UWVA eDP BrightView WLED-backlit multitouch-enabled edge-to-edge glass (3840 x 2160); Windows 10 Pro 64 with Windows Ink

HP Photosmart 7855 AIO


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