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Factory-built PC. NEED HELP

by Lucasbisgaard / January 8, 2017 9:43 PM PST

Hello, im having a few issues.. I am currently looking for a graphic's card. Now the problem isnt finding a graphic's card the problem is simply if the NEW graphic's card can run perfectly in my "Factory-Built PC" from 2012.. I've heard alot of bad stuff about having a "Factory-built PC" if you want to upgrade it in the future. Now because i dont have money flowing out of my ear's and simply cant afford and dont have the time to built a completely new pc from the bottom and up.. Then switching out a part on something i already own would be really convinient to me.

Please tell me what you'll need and i'll be back as fast as i can and i'll reply to you. I am not a tech-savvy guy ((OBVIOUSLY.))
Sorry for if the gramma isnt on point. Wink

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Re: graphic card
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 8, 2017 11:51 PM PST

The graphic card needs to fit physically (size) and in the slot. So look in the documentation of that PC what PCI-E slots are available, and buy a corresponding card.

Why do you need a new graphic card?

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Graphics card
by Bob__B / January 9, 2017 12:19 AM PST

What is this machine.....make and model?
What graphics card is in the machine now?
What psu....make and in the machine?

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by gjnevraumont / January 9, 2017 1:46 PM PST

Yes, first answer the question on what you now have. Your specs need to be posted.
Also the question as to why do you need a card for? Are you planning on gaming some? If yes you want to game, then post all your specs. If you do not want to game, then onboard will suffice in most cases.

the short answer is YES and most GPU's will work if you have the space, The PCIe slot, enough power supply.

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