looking for options on a better video card

April 2, 2011 at 17:12:02
Specs: Windows Vista, AMD Athlon X2 7750 / 4GB
I have an HP Pavilion slimline s5720f that I bought about 2 years ago now. Onboard graphics is Nvidia geforce 6150se... I play WoW (in fact I bought the HP because I had gotten into the game and my 5-year-old laptop couldn't handle it) and I have to keep the settings fairly low but it runs fairly well. I have wanted to get a better card for some time but it wasn't a priority. Anyway, I just got into RIFT and this video card really can't handle it- lots of lag even on the lowest settings. A friend who usually helps me with my computer upgrades said he could not find a card that would be an upgrade that would work in this pc (d/t either the power supply being low-watt? or space issues, though there were some he looked at and passed over because they didn't specify power requirements).

Is there really nothing else that I can put in here that would improve how this game runs? Am I really stuck unless I get a new computer? (something I would rather not do because whatever I could afford likely wouldn't be much better, but I'm perfectly willing to entertain suggestions of that nature as well)

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April 2, 2011 at 17:30:05
Your friend is mostly correct. Because of the Slim style case, your upgrade options are very limited but there are a few possibilities. Here's one of them:


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April 3, 2011 at 04:29:28
yea thats a good card that miqlick provided 10 dollars more and ull get the HD 4670

computers are a second home

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April 10, 2011 at 23:25:49
Now a days, Graphic card market is wide in india.

You have lot of options.

Visit PrimeABGB Store or Visit their website http://www.PrimeABGB.com

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