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Installing graphics card question?

by wesaint101 / March 16, 2013 4:27 AM PDT

Okay, so i have a HP Pavilion p6-2123 and i want to install a graphics card into it. So, i have a few questions. This computer has an integrated graphics card, so saying that can i install a discreate graphics card, and if so how do i like "switch" or now use my new graphics card? Also, my psu is 300w and i know thats very low so which graphics card could i use with this?

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Read this recent discussion.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 16, 2013 4:31 AM PDT
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Either Graphics Card should work with the correct Drivers.
by BeSecureNetworks / March 18, 2013 9:21 AM PDT

You should be fine with the power unless you have a monster graphics card for gaming... I would use the new graphics card if you are having problems with the old one? I would also make sure you have the correct drivers for both as you could disable the old one if you had any issues.

BeSecure Networks
Mechanicsburg, PA


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