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hey people. ive got a dimension 4600, p4 3.2ghz machine with 2 gigs of RAM. My graphics card is pretty poor though and i've only got a moderately sized hard-drive (80gb.) I was thinking of getting a better graphics card and bigger harddrive. This would cost me about £250 though, so would i be better off just buying a whole new pc or would these 2 upgrades make my computer powerful enough to handle all new games. What i mean is, are there additional small things which make the pc go better or would a graphics card itself boost my pc enough? sorry if im rambling, hopefully you know what i mean!!!
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You'll have to take the side of the case off first, take a photo of the insides and post it on here before we can say for sure.

Dell, to bring the costs down to the ridiculously low levels that you've probably seen on the TV, often cut corners on the systems in various areas, including onboard graphics, no AGP/PCI Express slots and generally poor components including the power supply.
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Also, you're generally better off to add another hard drive and keep the one you have. sometimes makers, including Dell, don't allow a slot to add another hard drive.
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You dont have to take a picture just run sysspec to give us the specs, and then cpu-z to tell us what gfx port you have, if you are lucky you will have an AGP 8x and you can get an x850xt pe for it.
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