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I was given a desktop for free but noticed it has integrated video only. Is it possible to to add a PCI video card to this system? It has a 1.7 Ghz Celeron processor and I am not sure what type of board it is. I think the bois is AMBIOS Simple setup utility version1.21.12. Any help would be appreciated.
Yes you should be able to add a different video card in it. Most motherboards will detect the added video card and use that instead for the monitor. Unforutnately most video cards these days are agp, so before you buy one make sure your motherboard has the type of slot.
I know for a fact that there is no AGP slot, PIC only. I am sorry, I should have stated that in the first post. I was always under the impression that if you had integrated video that you could not upgrade to with any othr type of video card. I am still learning about these things ias I speak or should I say, as I post. Thanks for your reply.