Solved Graphics Card Upgrade HP Compaq dc7900 Ultra-slim Desktop

Asus T3-m2nc51pv barebone system
May 21, 2013 at 03:39:27
Specs: Windows 8, Intel e5200 dual/2gb
Dear all,

I suspect that the answer to this is "no chance" - but I wonder whether there's anyone with any advice on putting a graphics card into the only available slot (a 1 mini PCIe) on this machine?

The above is a link to the specs.

I suspect the answer will be that there's no possible upgrade (given space and power considerations) but there's a wealth of knowledge here, so you never know!

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May 21, 2013 at 05:15:20
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The only mini-pcie cards I could find are wireless & SATA controller cards. Even if a graphics card is available, it would probably push the limit of the 135W PSU unless it was very low power. And if that's the case, it probably wouldn't be all that much better than the Intel GMA 4500 IGP. If you only have 2GB RAM, adding more memory would make more sense.

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May 28, 2013 at 04:26:34
Many thanks and apologies for the belated response. I did sort of think as much, but thank you for confirming.

Will look at the RAM upgrade as suggested also.

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