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Can i put a graphics card on windows xp

Can i put a Nvidia Geforce 8500 512MB PCI-E Graphics Card on my coumpter which is windows xp.

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It will work with XP, but I am not sure what the rest of your system has to if it will work with your computer. The processor speed, memory, amps and watts with the power supply. So you need to check all the out first and make sure that you are covered before trying to installe or buy the card

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My geforce 8200 can not play fifa 11

Your graphics card is below the game minimum requirements (see link below) I would guess that this was a Dell, HP or other, and yours is basically a stripped down card with missing features, less memory etc. (which is why FIFA doesn't work) Your game also requires shader model 3.0, which will be present in all retail video cards on the list below.

From my information source site:
" Please note that NVIDIA GeForce 7300,8100,8200,8300 and 9300, ATI Radeon HD3200, HD4350, and Intel / S3 integrated chipsets are below minimum system requirement ."

If this is a desktop system, you can upgrade your video card to one of the following chipsets (video card series)
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If you need help choosing a new video card, please repost your question and include the make (Dell, HP, etc. or white box) and model #. If this is a DIY project then please include as much information as possible about the mainboard, what version of windows, power supply, etc..

Once you know what you need I would check out for video cards. They will have what you need at the best prices...

Feel free to contact me directly if you would like continued help with this.

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let me knw its solved out or not......

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CPU with Dual core processor (Core duo 2 or better). Intel Core2Duo @ 2.4Ghz on Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7.
1 Gigabyte of RAM (2 GB required for Windows Vista / Windows 7).
DirectX® 9.0c
Compatible 3D accelerated 256 MB video card or equivalent (**must support Shader Model 3.0 or above). ATI RADEON HD 3870. NVIDIA GEFORCE 8800 GT

If your system does not support the above hardware requirements you cannot play this high graphics games & your get the E001 error.

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After installing the game, I launch it but all that comes up is a black screen, if I click the black screen it turns to white and says (not responding), I am not the best on computers so if you could give...

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