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Old 04-30-2005, 08:31 PM   #1
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i'm getting a new video card for my comp and i was wondering if there were certain requirements for video cards.
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Old 04-30-2005, 08:43 PM   #2
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First off do you know if you have an AGP, PCI, or PCI express slot?
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list your computers specs
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Old 05-01-2005, 01:31 AM   #4
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i'm not to sure what specs you want as in AGP or PCI, i can tell you that it is a Dell 3000 2.6 ghz celeron, 80gb harddrive, 256 ram, i don't know how to find the other specs. if you tell me how i'll look them up.
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Default Re: getting a new video card

open your case do you see below the CPU are all the slots ligned up or is the top one over to the right a little, and probualy a different color? if so agp
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It probably doesn't have an AGP slot. The Dimension 3000 have integrated graphics. If you do expand on the video card, it'll probably have to go into a PCI slot.
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i'm not to sure what specs you want as in AGP or PCI, i can tell you that it is a Dell 3000 2.6 ghz celeron, 80gb harddrive, 256 ram, i don't know how to find the other specs. if you tell me how i'll look them up.
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i opened it up and it was 3 white slots all in the same line
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Is there a 4th slot at all, a brown slot that sits above theM?
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Old 05-01-2005, 02:50 AM   #10
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nop just the 3 white ones
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