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#1 rotty05

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Posted 08 June 2005 - 09:27 PM

How hard would it be for me to put a better videocard in my computer?

(mod edit: moved to a more appropriate forum. jgweed)

Edited by jgweed, 08 June 2005 - 09:34 PM.


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#2 efizzer

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Posted 08 June 2005 - 10:27 PM

it's pretty easy, there's a typical way to do it,

1. uninstall your current vid card drivers
2. turn off pc
3. remove old vid card
4. install new vid card, making sure it's seated in the slot properly
5. turn on pc. The graphics and colors may look tacky but that'll change. If you have Win XP, or ME, the PC should prompt you that there's a new piece of hardware and ask you to install the drivers. Follow the driver install wizard and you should be good.

check the manual before installation, which i know for most is not an easy thing to do, there may be special instructions for your new vid card.
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Posted 09 June 2005 - 02:42 AM

Dear rotty,

I agree with efizzer but are you sure on what new card you need?

What are your system specs?

What do you want to your video card to do?

Are you thinking about games?

Let us know,

jundk :thumbsup:

P.S. As always, all can PM me but others will benefit by open forum.
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