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I own a Dell Inspiron 531S, AMD Sempron LE-1300, 2.31 GHz, 1.93 GB RAM. I currently have a NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 graphics card. I'd like to get a new card that will accommodate my Second Life game yet not spend TOO much for it. What do you recommend and where can I retrieve it? I will be installing the card myself.

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Not too much is a relative term, so I'll leave that up to you. When I want to upgrade parts and pieces, I always check a number of sites to compare prices and reviews. Some of my favorites (and others will have their own favorites) are Tiger Direct, NewEgg, MicroCenter, Geeks.com to name a few. The difference in prices may be just a buck or two on some items, but you'll stumble across really great deals from time to time.

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