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Need help picking parts for my HP S3714UK


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#1 musgashi

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Posted 26 December 2015 - 08:54 PM

To start, merry christmas to everyone :santa:
 
I have a  HP Pavilion Slimline s3714uk Desktop PC, and I want to upgrade it so that it can run Steam games like Arma 3, Euro truck simulator etc.
 
My budget is minimum, I just need help choosing the parts that would allow for this PC to run these games at decent FPS, the graphics card, the power supply, the memory etc.
 
http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01636884   - This link shows all the current specs the pc has, would someone be able to help me out by suggesting a few items that would work along with any links like amazon where i can purchase these.
 
Thanks!
 
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Would the Asus Nvidia GeForce GT 740 Graphics Card (2GB, DDR3, PCI Express 3.0) be suitable?


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Posted 26 December 2015 - 09:23 PM

no it wouldnt, first thats a slimline PC, second, your pc only has a 180 watt PSU, im not sure theres a video card on the market, that will run on a system like that, not one that would give you the performance you need to run, and you would also have to upgrade your processor to at least an i-5, which your motherboard has zero support for. You would have to upgrade your motherboard, your CPU, and your power supply, to handle that game-Im thinking your better off doing a basic build from scratch, then trying to upgrade that system to work with arma 3.

 

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