Solved Advice on buying a video card

Emachines T5234 desktop
May 22, 2013 at 10:20:44
Specs: Windows 8, 2gb
Good Day,

Just need some advice on upgrading my graphic/video card. can you help me out. I have an E-Machines T5234 computer, running windows 8, with 2GB of memory. All am looking for is a simple upgrade just to accommodate games like Microsoft Flight Simulator X.

Thanks very much

Yours kindly

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May 22, 2013 at 13:51:45
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You're going to need a power supply to go with the graphics upgrade. And you should really have at least 4GB RAM for gaming but apparently 2GB is max for your system. BTW, it's eMachines.

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May 22, 2013 at 15:30:11
Microsoft Flight Simulator X is not all that demanding in the graphics department. I was playing it on Windows XP with 1Gb of RAM without any problem and a relatively weak 2007 vintage PCI video card..

But 2Gbs with Windows 8 is barley adequate and that is where your bottleneck is. I doubt if a more advanced video card is going to make a lot of difference on that machine.


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May 23, 2013 at 14:05:22
Thanks very much for your kind advice.

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