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My computer is about 3-4 years old and its getting kinda slow. I was wonder if i got a new graphics card would it speed it up. Also i have to play all my newer games on lowest possible settings and it still runs choppy. And the games i am talking about are from a couple years ago too. So is it my grpahics card or is it something else like i have to much on my computer.

Here is my stats of my computer:

Operating System System Model
Windows XP Media Center Edition Service Pack 3 (build 2600) HP Pavilion 061 PJ473AA-ABA M1160N 0qq1112RE101SALMO00
System Serial Number: MXK44103VM NA440
Enclosure Type: Desktop
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.20 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64
128 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: ASUSTek Computer INC. Salmon 1.03
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 3.02 09/02/2004
Drives Memory Modules c,d
450.06 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
106.59 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

ASUS CD-S480/AH [CD-ROM drive]

Generic USB CF Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 3
Generic USB MS Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 5
Generic USB SD Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 2
Generic USB SM Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 4
WDC WD2000BB-22GUA0 [Hard drive] (200.05 GB) -- drive 0, s/n WD-WCALL1047047, rev 08.02D08, SMART Status: Healthy
WDC WD2500AAKS-00VYA0 [Hard drive] (250.06 GB) -- drive 1 1536 Megabytes Installed Memory

Slot 'A0' has 1024 MB
Slot 'A1' has 512 MB
Local Drive Volumes

c: (NTFS on drive 1) 243.39 GB 28.67 GB free
d: (FAT32 on drive 1) 6.64 GB 777 MB free
f: (NTFS on drive 0) 193.16 GB 76.39 GB free
g: (FAT32 on drive 0) 6.87 GB 759 MB free

Network Drives
None detected

Controllers Display
Primary IDE Channel [Controller] (2x)
Secondary IDE Channel [Controller] (2x)
SiS PCI IDE Controller
Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 [Display adapter]
Toshiba L17LCD2 [Monitor] (17.1"vis, s/n 2724AJAC07002, October 2004)
Bus Adapters Multimedia
SiS 7001 PCI to USB Open Host Controller (3x)
SiS PCI to USB Enhanced Host Controller Hauppauge WinTV-PVR PCI II (Encoder-16)
Realtek AC'97 Audio
Communications Other Devices
Agere Systems PCI Soft Modem

1394 Net Adapter
SiS 900-Based PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter
primary Auto IP Address: / 24
Dhcp Server:
Physical Address: 00:11:2F:8B:0E:DA

Networking Dns Server:
VIA OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller
HID-compliant consumer control device
HID-compliant device (4x)
Microsoft eHome Infrared Transceiver
USB Human Interface Device
Lexmark 2500 Series
Enhanced Mulmedia PS/2 Keyboard
Microsoft eHome MCIR 109 Keyboard
Microsoft eHome MCIR Keyboard
Microsoft eHome Remote Control Keyboard keys
HID-compliant mouse
PS/2 Compatible Mouse
eHome Infrared Receiver
USB Composite Device
USB Mass Storage Device
USB Printing Support
USB Root Hub (4x)
Virus Protection [Back to Top]
Norton 360 Version 2007
Realtime File Scanning On

I dont know what on here is useful to you. If you think a new grpahics card would be a smart buy please also tell me a model that would be good for me. I dont have a very high budget also and i am not very smart when it comes to the whole inside of a computer
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