Upgrade advice

  Mrwarick 12:10 22 Mar 2008
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Hello There.

Being a bit inexperienced with computers I was wondering if the community here could give me some advice about what would be the best hardware to upgrade my pc with.

My specs are:

Packard Bell Ixtreme gold 1919
Windows xp
Intel Pentium D920 processor
1gb DDR2-533 Memory
ATI x600 graphics card

The graphics card I'm hoping to get is the Sapphire ATI Radeon PCI-E HD 2600 XT
and the memory upgrade i'm hoping for can be seen here:
click here

All I'd like to know is, will my Pc run these?
Any help or advice will be greatly appreciated, thanks in advance.

  AndySD 13:12 22 Mar 2008

I cannot find the wattage of your power supply but to run the graphics you will need 400W or greater. Othewise it seems fine.

  Mrwarick 14:59 23 Mar 2008

Thanks Andy. I've realized my wattage is a measly 240watts so A bit more saving for a new psu will be required.

  Totally-braindead 22:27 23 Mar 2008

You could add the memory just now that would be fine as it only needs a few watts but as you realise the graphics card will need a more powerful power supply.

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