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Grafix card upgrade

I have a dell dimension 4700 desktop intel pentium 4 cpu 3.00GHz & 2Gb of ram. will a NVIDIA Gefore 9500 GT 1Gb Grafix Card be compatable with this set up or does it require a work around any sugestions? as I have already bought the card.

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  • mint400 Dec 17, 2008

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  • mint400 Dec 18, 2008

    Thanks gymowner!



    if I have to get a new MoBo can you recomend most compatable with dell so I can transfer components?

  • George Bill
    George Bill May 11, 2010

    If this is a PCIE card and you have a PCIE slot, it should work, but the card and the board must be the same type, like either AGP-older boards, and PCIE-newer boards, if you google the question with the board type or vice versa, you will get an answer, also look at toms hardware, sharkys extreme or and good PC site you will be able to get that info in the forums.

  • Kevin Shafer
    Kevin Shafer May 11, 2010

    I can help you but I'm going to need the service tag off your computer so I can see what kind of motherboard is in that specific system.

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Sure go over to www.tigerdirect.com and check out the new boards, I like the nforce boards, and I tend to favor Asus boards, but the Gigabite and Abit are all top of the line boards. Look at the combo's on that site, they run specials, like last week I saw a really good nforce board with the quad core Intel processor and 2 gigs of ram for around $2-3.00, if you just need a board be careful that you get the same type of ram that you want, they have some high end asus boards for as high as $700.00 but that is just nuts for two hundred you can get a pretty sick board, also see if your stuff is compatable before you buy it. Like your card and stuff. Good luck and have fun, Peace, Gym

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