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HP a712n - I want to upgrade, Need suggestions

Hello, I have the HP a712n (trust me I wouldn't have bought it, It was a gift) nonetheless I'm looking to upgrade. Here is the stats

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericDocument?lc=en&cc=us&docname=c00288539

I want a video card, ATI or Nvidia (which one is better?) and another stick of 512 RAM (I think thats the biggest I can get) Any other suggestions I would great appreciate, Thanks for your time everyone.
Brandon

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For Video Card...

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I'd go with a Nvidia 6600 GT

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speakers

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I need speakers too, im willing to spend 200$ thanks

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i dont have pci express slots

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isn't that for PCI express? I only have regular pci slots.

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Re: PCI-Express card

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Right, you have the Intel 845GV chipset, which is the Integrated on board Intel Extreme 2 graphics, and no AGP or PCI-Express x16 slots. About the highest video card to get would be the PCI GeForce 5700LE.

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