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Upgrading graphics card

Gateway desktop / 6100 series
March 14, 2010 at 16:54:11
Specs: Windows 7 32-bit
Hi guys. Thanks in advance for responding to this question when anyone does.

I have a Gateway E series, the 6100 tower. It's a decent computer really, I enjoy it.

CPU: Intel Pentium 4 Hyper-threaded, 2.80ghz, 2.79gz
GPU: PnY nVidia GeForce FX 5200 256mb 128-bit PCI.
Motherboard: Intel i820 chipset, D865GLC.

I want to upgrade my gpu so I can run Fallout 3, assorted titles such as that. I realize I'll need to upgrade my powersource, as it's only a 250watt. I've got that under control already, what with a 450watt 20+4pin on the way. Now, my biggest question is this. I've got an AGP slot, and three PCI slots. I've got a PCIe card that's of no use to me considering my motherboard won't hold it.

My main question is: What AGP card I should get? I'm not familiar with upgrading systems all that much, as I've only done RAM, CD/DVD-ROMS and harddrives. So any help would be accepted.

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March 14, 2010 at 17:01:52

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March 14, 2010 at 23:02:38
Fallout 3 is a good looking game, if u want to enjoy recent games u need atleast dual core cpu. Hd 4670 jam mentioned will be good 4 u. Xpect to play it in medium settings.

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March 18, 2010 at 12:46:26
Thanks for the speed of the replies. I appreciate it. And yeah. I play most other games on Medium. I enjoy having performance -and- decent looking renders.

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