I have a Compaq Presario (SR5139UK) Desktop PC, here is a link to HP that lists my computer specs,
I had the computer from new a few years ago, and ran the windows experience index and it came out at 5.8 I use the computer for the internet and play games online, like facebook games and bought games like Tomb Raider and Crysis. I had to turn the graphics down on the bought games to about half way, but they played ok. Then about 12 months ago, The computer stopped working, so I took it to a friend of a friend, who said the graphics card had burnt out and also damaged the motherboard. He changed the motherboard for another one, (same original board), and said he had a 2nd hand graphics card I could have, a ATI RADEON HD5450. Anyway, when I got it back, the windows experience index has dropped to 2.2 and the graphics are very slow, on the bought games I have the graphics turned down to minimum, and games on facebook are slow, I could just buy a new card, original spec, but I thought I could perhaps get a higher spec card, but then, all the talk about power suplies and space inside the case, and PCI Express, is all over my head. Can someone suggest a card that will fit and work, and is better/faster than the original, without upgrading anything else, for under £100 I saw this card on Amazon
It has 2GB of onboard RAM, my Original card only had 256MB, but will it fit/work, or can anyone sugest an alternative. If nothing is suttable, I will just get another original. Last week, I added 2GB of RAM, so I now have 4GB, but the graphics although improved, are still slugish. Thanks for any advice.