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Old 08-07-2011, 03:24 PM   #1
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So I'm looking to upgrade the video card in my HP Pavillion A6137c and I have a couple questions that I would like answered.
1) My desktop only has a 250W PSU, if I get a card with no fan (I.e.- Heatsink) I won't need to worry about the power supply, correct?

2) Which one of the "circled" areas would I connect the card to, and what type of connection is it? (PCI, AGP, PCIe)
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Sorry if these questions seem "noobish" but I'm new to the hardware aspect to computers.

Nevermind, I found out that it has PCI, and I believe the White colored one is the slot I want to use. But question number one is still on the table.

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Old 08-07-2011, 09:59 PM   #2
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Some cards with fans don't have to be hooked up to the psu but thats pretty rare now, so one without is a good bet. With relation to the photo, the white is pci and the black looks like pci-e, the latter would be easier to find a card for

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Old 08-08-2011, 12:30 AM   #3
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Left is PCI

Right is PCI E
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