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Videl and game lag

I have optiplex 320 with 3.5gb of ram and an 3.06ghz intel celron processor i also have a nvidia Geforce GT 610 1gb ram video card well if i play games on internet or videos they lag or cut in and out can anyone help also if im not on web and just playing vidos or dvds i can only use classic media player all others will lag or cut in and out thanks

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Hi. After looking at the specs of your tower, the Celeron cpu you have runs at a slow 533 MHz FSB speed and is a single core processor. The good news is that your motherboard is designed to handle an intel Pentium D Dual Core CPU 900 series. Your motherboard uses a type Socket T plug (CPU Plug type). The processors name is The Pentium D 920. Have Fun.

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I don't believe it is possible with this particular laptop. I know in the past some of the dell laptops have had a Microagp graphics platform that can be upgraded.

Most laptops have the graphics built into the motherboard which makes them impossible to upgrade.

There used to be some PCMCIA video cars that you could use but they were more for using additional monitors than for high powered graphics. I believe there have been some mention of USB video cards but again I think these are just for adding more desktop real estate than for replacing existing built in graphics.

So to answer your question specifically, no I don't think there is an upgradeable option for your particular needs.

Hope this helps.

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Yes Thomas, You can install a video card such as nvidia 9000 series.... That will definiely increase the performance of the computer.

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I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it is highly likely that you have just fried your whole computer. Most Dell computers use a proprietary power supply which means that the voltage running from the pins on the motherboard power connecter are different from the standard pc designation. This is a necessity, because their motherboards are of their own manufacture. This is why if you don't buy a power supply from Dell, you must buy a converter cable for the standard power supply in order to connect it to the motherboard. I would advise you to put the old power supply back in and hope that you still have a compy.

Another culprit could be the fact that you are using dual channel memory, and the new stick you inserted doesn't match the mhz speed or size of ram in MB or GB of it's neighbor.

Another reason is that you have not gone into your BIOS and told the system to run from the pci-e 16 slot

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No debate needed there.

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