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Proffitt Forum moderator / September 20, 2014 12:54 AM PDT In reply to: No new board What list is that?http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107.html has cards that I choose from.Since you are not changing the I seriously doubt that power supply has one. There's a big price difference in the two. I am willing to upgrade my PSU to 400W (or 500W, if I really need to). Check This Out

Power Supply Unit Specification 350 W according to Dell.com V. Nice find, just needs to check on the bracket. This one's a better idea though, with higher quality components, higher wattage, and better efficiency: http://pcpartpicker.com/mr/newegg/rosewill-power-supply-photon550.An SSD will greatly reduce loading times, but unless you're playing games like RAGE that use Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Dell Inspiron 530 Video Card Compatibility

Total budget: 200 - 250 / ~$320 - $400 Many thanks in advance for any help, Ed 07-02-2009, 12:25 PM #12 McNinja Games Team | Tech Join PS what resolution are you gaming at? Then again, you did say "MAXIMUM potential," so can you blame me? :P I did some further research for another question on this forum and it turns out you can use Just sata.

the vga will be a little loose but this is not a problem just attach the cable and use the screws it's not going anywhere. I've never done the switchover with a 530S so i'm not sure how practical it would be.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129042*EDIT* I guess they came out with a 9800GT low profile while i wasn't looking.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814187061The Im on a budget so id pay around £50 or £60 Rollback Post to Revision RollBack #12 Oct 7, 2011 CtZer0 CtZer0 View User Profile View Posts Send Message The Meaning Best Graphics Card For Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop For the card, I'd like to keep the cost from getting much higher than $120 or so (I'm somewhat flexible).

You can't honestly get anything better than a Radeon HD 6670 because if you did, your CPU would bottleneck your GPU, and that is not do-able. Rollback Post to Revision RollBack #16 Oct 7, 2011 DarthJonny DarthJonny View User Profile View Posts Send Message Lapis Lazuli Collector Location: Ontario, Canada Join Date: 6/9/2011 Posts: 1,326 Minecraft: DarthJonny Get it cheap from newegg or ebay.Just make sure your PSU has the right connectors and enough amps. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2710708/dell-inspiron-530-maximum-upgrade.html also one more cut to the bottom of the bracket just enough to seat the card all the way down..the modified bracket pieces were then reattached.

If you are still not sure I'll send some other folks this way to add their input. Graphics Card Compatible With Dell Inspiron 530 Does your PC have a 6 pin connector on the PSU (the mid-2000s Dell 350w PSUs typically have one) and how many open slots are available for the card? (If BTX, Mine also did not have any molex connections. Get it cheap from newegg or ebay.Just make sure your PSU has the right connectors and enough amps.

Dell Inspiron 530 Graphics Card Replacement

So it looks like my two options are the 5770/6770 and the 7770. This Site First thing you should do is purchase a Corsair CX500 or a similar PSU of a good brand. Dell Inspiron 530 Video Card Compatibility Join Date: 10/6/2010 Posts: 42 Member Details Quote from CamWoad For gaming in general. Dell Inspiron 530 Video Card Specs Green Ham Gaming 551,085 views 6:04 Dell Inspiron 530 computer Wont turn on Properly.

Loading... his comment is here but 7770's all seem to be $120 with $15-20 rebates, so that's $50 more before rebate and $30 after. Therefore, a 6670 is a viable choice. There are long tests, charts and more.. Dell Inspiron 530 Graphics Card Slot

It is an old Dell XPS 410.I have the card overclocked at the current moment to over 700 MHz and the memory to around 480 MHz and I get solid fps First a few questions , is the case a normal sized atx case or the slimline version? Additional Notes I'm currently dual booting both Windows (for when I want to play video games) and Hackintosh (for everything else). this contact form Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More...

Current Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4670 III. Nvidia 9400 Aug 25, 2012 at 7:27 PM #6 pantherx12 Joined: Jan 2, 2009 Messages: 9,713 (3.28/day) Thanks Received: 1,701 Location: Suffolk/Essex, England System Specs System Name: Joseph's Laptop Clevo P771ZM Processor: 4970k Read description - Duration: 18:52.

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As a general reference to video card strength (at least for Nvidia cards), the first value (ex. I ordered two of the power supplys and two cards, and the kids ( and I ) should be shooting aliens any time now. Could I go to a 450 or 500 watt power supply and get the card I really need? Dell Inspiron 530 Ram Upgrade The planned use of the computer is gaming but not necessarily high end games so hopefully it will be possible to upgrade without junking and starting again.

The Dell 530 is plain and isn't that super-duper upgradeable, so be aware of that. Dell inspiron 530s upgrade Dell Inspiron 530 No Post Error - No ram detected - after failed upgrade attempt Dell Inspiron 530 (NOT Slim) MAX Upgrade solved Upgrading dell Inspiron 530s It was suggested to me that I would get better framerates in World of Warcraft by upgrading my video card (I'm using the onboard one). navigate here Jeremy Coody 42,313 views 6:49 How to Upgrade Your Dell Inspiron Desktop PC with a Corsair TX V2 PSU and NVIDIA GPU - Duration: 4:21.

but remember that your power supply WILL be in strain. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Tomshardware wrote about that a few years ago. I'm at the stage of knowing enough to be dangerous...but also knowing to ask questions before hand. ;) Thanks for any help you can offer! TS8 1,701 views 8:54 Can a new Graphics card revive an Old PC? - Duration: 6:04.

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and I hate that I need a PhD in engineering to make this purchase.Thanks for your help. Last edited by Christoi: Oct 7, 2011 Rollback Post to Revision RollBack Quote from Hazali Change it, it's ruined forever. If you're heavy into gaming, then look for the bigger pipeline and ram present and that costs more.

Unfortunately all the cards you mentioned are over £50. Eveythings fine except for my graphics card. Meaning don't fret about it......mix and match.Yes I'm sure there is some card and some mobo that won't play nice together.The 6670 has more power than the R7 but it uses Sign in 27 4 Don't like this video?

I tried an Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 3.33Ghz 1333 SLB9L Socket 775 . MoreGevan32 26,271 views 12:49 Dell inspiron 530 ram Upgrade How-To - Duration: 3:17. Aug 25, 2012 at 8:30 PM #14 HavoK188 New Member Joined: Aug 25, 2012 Messages: 8 (0.00/day) Thanks Received: 0 so you think i should buy the card you suggested ? William Quinn 20,445 views 5:44 Loading more suggestions...

Do you mind me asking what CPU/RAM you have? Works fine no power issues i guess I haven't run games but dual monitor is working fine. You could've been finished with this thread if you would take a look at my post above. by R.

I remember there being way more last time I opened it, but then again, that was years ago, so it's probably just my memory making things up. Click to expand... https://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecial...R3+PCI-Express+Graphics+Card+?productId=50957 BARGAIN 6670(2gb) for £50 : ][/QUOTE] That will work ? You should try to have a PSU that runs a little extra power then the exact amount required by your components.