04-10-2019 09:50 AM
I want to renovate this old pc i found so i can play easy to run games on it. The only problem i have is that im not sure if the motherbboard is compatible with other graphics cards then the one that already is inside( Intel graphics 4400) the motherboard i have is the Hewlett-Packard 198E.
04-11-2019 07:40 PM - edited 04-11-2019 07:41 PM
@Sanderr109 , welcome to the forum.
Here is the Maintenance and Service Guide for the computer. In Chapter 3, Illustrated parts catalog, Page 19, is a list of compatible video cards. Of course, due to the age of the computer, none of them are very up to date. I suggest that you choose a manufacturer of video cards and contact their Tech Support for help with choosing the best card for your system. They are the experts on their products and normally have a good idea of which cards are compatible with which computer manufacturer's products. This will save you time, money and frustration.
Note: You may have to upgrade the power supply unit (PSU), also. It is only 300W. Most of the newer cards require a minimum of 400W to operate properly.
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