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ReReMix

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Okay my other computer currently has a Geforce 6150SE installed my question is can i upgrade it to the GeForce GT 240? From what i can tell the 6150SE is a integrated card (not sure what that means or if I'm even saying it right.) so also could you tell me what that means?

bonus - is the GeForce GT 240 able to play bioshock 2,RE5 or COD:mw2?
and what is your thoughts on the Athlon II X2 Dual-Core Processor 245 for gaming? (not really hardcore gaming more like playing RE5 or Left for dead 2)
BTW sorry if this is in the wrong place, I'm new to the forums and to building computers.
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Hi ReReMix, :D

Integrated graphics is a chip on the motherboard as against an add on video card that slots into a PCI-E slot. You could upgrade the card BUT, A mid range card would require a better CPU, (if your board card support it) probable a more powerful PSU.

System requirements for COD at the bottom of this page, >
http://store.steampo....com/app/10180/

Link to a graph for your video card, Please read the notes page, > http://www.videocard...=GeForce 6150SE

Can you post the spec for the computer, and how old is it?
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Hi ReReMix, :D

Integrated graphics is a chip on the motherboard as against an add on video card that slots into a PCI-E slot. You could upgrade the card BUT, A mid range card would require a better CPU, (if your board card support it) probable a more powerful PSU.

System requirements for COD at the bottom of this page, >
http://store.steampo....com/app/10180/

Link to a graph for your video card, Please read the notes page, > http://www.videocard...=GeForce 6150SE

Can you post the spec for the computer, and how old is it?


Thanks for the welcoming ^^
oh sorry i guess i forgot to say i was upgrading the cpu that it currently had but thanks for explaining what a Integrated card was.
Also here is the specs for the pc, i got them from the site but if you need more I'll try and get them.

* AMD Sempron 145 processor
2.8GHz, 1MB Total Cache

* 2GB DDR3 system memory
Gives you the options for surfing, video conferencing, documents, basic photo editing and simple computer tasks

* 500GB SATA hard drive
Store 333,000 photos, 142,000 songs or 263 hours of HD video and more

* 16X SuperMulti DVD burner
Watch DVD movies on your computer; read and write CDs and DVDs in multiple formats

* 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Connect to a broadband modem or a wired broadband router with wired Ethernet

* NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE integrated graphics

Additional Features:

* Multi-in-1 digital media card reader
* 9 x USB 2.0 ports, 2 x PS/2 ports, 1 x VGA port, 3 x audio jacks, 1 x headphone jack, 1 x microphone jack, 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet port
* 1 x PCI Express x1 slot, 1 x PCI Express x16 slot; 1 x 3.5" bay, 1 x 5.25" bay
* High definition audio with 5.1 channel audio support and USB speakers

I bought it like a year ago i believe.
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Please post the link to the site you got the specs from.

What CPU are you getting?
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Please post the link to the site you got the specs from.

What CPU are you getting?

Specs http://www.walmart.c...2G-01w/15062989
Cpu http://www.bestbuy.c...6&skuId=9564562
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Hi.

On this page > http://www.walmart.c...2G-01w/15062989 find this line > To see the manufacturer's specifications for this product, click here. which will open a PDF file. The PSU is listed as 220w.

My advise would be NOT to upgrade the machine. Reasons.

Motherboard is low end with limited features.
PSU would need to be upgraded to min 450w.
More powerful video and CPU would generate significantly more heat.
The case is small with little options for more fans to remove the extra heat.
Amount of $$S spent would be better utilised in a new decent build.

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