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Can I upgrade the video card on a Gateway E4300 to work with Shader 3 graphics (Eve Online)? Or do I have to buy a new computer?

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You only really need to upgrade the video card and the PSU (most video cards need more power than what most companies like dell and gateway provide.). So no need to buy a new computer.

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Yes, you can upgrade the video card for the Gateway E4300. Just choose a graphics card with a PCI-E x16 connector. NVidia 9800 or GTS 450 series cards are good choices. For good graphics performance, you might also want to add more memory. Your PC has 4 memory slots for a maximum of 4 GB RAM. You might want to add more memory if the RAM slots are not yet full.

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