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Old 01-20-2014, 04:35 AM   #1
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I am very new to upgrading computers and i have a Medion Akoya E4060 D (MD8369) Pc and I would like to upgrade it for better gaming preformance. I have $450 budget at the moment.

Its has:

AMD A8-5500 with Radeon(tm) HD graphics (3.20 GHz)
4gb of ram DDR3 (3.5) usable because of integrated graphics. (only 2 slots)

On the motherboard it has
1 PCIe x16 slot
2 PCIe x1 slots

350W Power supply

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Exactly what Radeon card is it you have?
Go to screen resolution -> advance.
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Old 01-20-2014, 05:18 AM   #3
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And Radeon had 7560D

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Amd card sorry
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Exactly what Radeon card is it you have?
Go to screen resolution -> advance.
According to the specs on the manufactures website he has
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AMD Radeon™ HD 7560D DirectX®11 Graphics
. Specs MEDION® AKOYA® E4060 D (MD 8369).
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Yep that's it
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Yep that's it
Can you download and run this Download Speccy 1.24.632 - FileHippo.com then take a screenshot and upload here, It is a program that will give us your full specifications to help us further.
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Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
CPU
AMD A8-5500 81 °C
Trinity 32nm Technology
RAM
4.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-10-24)
Motherboard
MEDION MS-7800 (P0) 66 °C
Graphics
S22B350 (1920x1080@60Hz)
512MB ATI AMD Radeon HD 7560D (MSI) 27 °C
Storage
931GB Western Digital WDC WD10 EARX-00N0YB0 SATA Disk Device (SATA) 36 °C
Optical Drives
DTSOFT Virtual CdRom Device
TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-216BB SATA CdRom Device
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
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You could put some more ram in and get better graphics card.
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Can you give me any recommendations
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I would upgrade the power supply, RAM and graphic card.

You need more Watt to feed a better Graphic card. Not that the new one will make the system use more then 350W, but a Pwersupply should never use over 80% of it's maximum capability.
  1. It can damage the PSU and components.
  2. The efficiency decreases a lot.

A bronze validated 600w Power supply would do wonders and increase the efficiency.
Get a complete new set of RAM. Mixing RAM is never a good idea.

Then the best Graphic card we can find for the rest of the budget.

I'll make a recommendation in a minute. I have to do something now. i am at work
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