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Old 11-22-2007, 03:44 AM   #1
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i have this older dell, the really skinny one, i know it has a pci-e x16, but since its a smaller case, it cant fit the bigger ones obviously. can anyone give me a link to a good one that fit and thats somewhat cheap?
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Old 11-22-2007, 03:50 AM   #2
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well.. since you didn't exactly give us any info on what you actually need I might aswell say take a 8800GTS.
For someone cheap means less than $100, for some it means less than $1000.

As for the size, find out which video card you want and then find out the size. Then just measure your case and see if it will fit.
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Old 11-22-2007, 04:33 AM   #3
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its a dell dimension 2400C but the ones recommended by dell look really crappy
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Old 11-22-2007, 07:00 AM   #4
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so it looks something like this?


in that case you might need to get a low profile video card.
But as I said the only way to be sure if a normal vid card will fit in is to measure the space that you have available. Then there is also the option of getting a new case too.
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Old 11-22-2007, 07:37 AM   #5
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8600gt mite be thhe most u can go.
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Maybe if you leave the case open forever then maybe it will fit.
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Old 11-22-2007, 10:39 AM   #7
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Your pretty limited when it comes to low profile cards, but this one is ok...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814133203
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Your pretty limited when it comes to low profile cards, but this one is ok...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814133203

That almost looks exactly like my 7300GS also by PNY.
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Buy a new case for $30 than you can git something bigger probably.
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Old 11-22-2007, 12:52 PM   #10
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make sure ur processor is good too otherwise it will bottleneck
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