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Cornytheman

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Hey World, wassup?


So today i wanna ask a expert or some for of medium knowledge too test my own theories.
i got an Acer Aspire X1470 win 7 64-bit right?
And the video card is 2.2ghz and i cant play games like dishonored or any game that new is needed minimum requirements or lower so i was asking then if i shall replace it cuz its 4 years old it got a quad core amd so good wireless and good performance i quess but like a small opgrade that will help me get trought few more months.

my questions is what video card can i replace in this computer easiest way.

http://www.komplett....aspx?sku=656447 here is my computer as it stands, i did put ina single ram card with 8gb i was mistaken and was thinking it was duo card but nope.. so 8 ram not 16 ram. pls any info at all helps along way


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nobody easiest way too ID a card that fits in a stock marchine?
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:welcome: Cornytheman

Acer specs the case is very small meaning that only a low profile video card will fit, gaming and low profile video cards do not go well together as the cards in the main cannot produce the graphics power that is required, what is available also tends to be rather expensive http://www.overclock...cher_45815.html

The stock 220W PSU will need replacing to support any potential video card upgrade, please see my canned text below;

Please note that before purchasing any add on video card that the following must be considered;
Is the present PSU (power supply unit) powerful enough or will it also need upgrading.
What type of case do you have, full tower, mid tower or SFF (small form factor) this is important as you must make sure that there is enough room inside the case for the upgrade/s, upgrading a SFF type system can be difficult as they often use propriety components such as smaller and differing shape PSUs and they only have enough room inside the case for a low profile type add on card.


As an asides Cornytheman can I ask that you remember that we are all volunteers here who give our time freely and willingly but we cannot be here 24 - 7 and so sometimes you may not receive an instant reply, thank you for understanding.
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Hey World, wassup?


So today i wanna ask a expert or some for of medium knowledge too test my own theories.
i got an Acer Aspire X1470 win 7 64-bit right?
And the video card is 2.2ghz and i cant play games like dishonored or any game that new is needed minimum requirements or lower so i was asking then if i shall replace it cuz its 4 years old it got a quad core amd so good wireless and good performance i quess but like a small opgrade that will help me get trought few more months.

my questions is what video card can i replace in this computer easiest way.

http://www.komplett....aspx?sku=656447 here is my computer as it stands, i did put ina single ram card with 8gb i was mistaken and was thinking it was duo card but nope.. so 8 ram not 16 ram. pls any info at all helps along way


-Cornytheman


You would be better off saving up for a gaming pc,if you could find a low profile GPU for this Acer,you would probably need to upgrade your PSU and they do not make a small form psu's usually above 300 watts...Small form pc's are usually seen in a business setting,so it has one purpose...
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