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by par4gil / July 20, 2009 11:43 PM PDT

I have a Dell E521 with windows vista.AMD Athlon (TM)62x2 Dual Core Processor 4000+ 2.10GHz with intergrated GeForce 6150LE Video card.
What card(s) can I upgrade to and would it be plug and play or do I have to change anything ? I'm not to sure if I have to mess with bios setup and would it be complicated ?

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Link, comment.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 21, 2009 5:03 AM PDT
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by par4gil / July 21, 2009 11:32 PM PDT
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How do you change the power ?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 21, 2009 11:36 PM PDT
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by par4gil / July 27, 2009 8:10 AM PDT
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I found a used 550 watt power supply.The physical size is the same. Will this be enough to get a decent card and is it compatible with the current mother board ?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 27, 2009 11:14 PM PDT
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As power supplies age their output diminishes. Can the seller show you the PSU under a 500Watt load to prove it's still ready for the job?

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