Graphics card for Intel D945GCLF2 motherboard

  scunner4 18:59 25 Mar 2010

This Atom 330 motherboard has a built-in Intel graphics accelerator but only VGA output.
Can I install a separate graphics card for HD output in the PC Express slot and if so which one?
It's a mini-ITX case with very little spare space.

Thank you

If this is already covered in another thread I apologise - I couldn't find any reference to it.

  bremner 19:31 25 Mar 2010

This motherboard appears to only have a conventional PCI slot NOT a PCI Express click here

You can not upgrade the graphics.

  blink2gb 02:27 26 Mar 2010

You can install a PCI Graphics Card in the PCI Slot

click here

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  bremner 17:32 26 Mar 2010

When I said you can not upgrade I should have said you can not upgrade to PCI-E.

blink2gb two suggestions will fit into the PCI slot but two thoughts occur.

Are .they physically too long/high for a micro ATX mobo

How much of an upgrade are they over the on board graphics.

  scunner4 10:07 29 Mar 2010

Thanks to Bremner and blink2gb for the info and suggestions. One of my problems with the on-board graphics is that there is only VGA output. Would I at least get HD type output from the alternatives (if I could fit them in)?

  blink2gb 11:31 29 Mar 2010

The Misco Saver 6200 256MB PCI Graphics Card have a vga and dvi output connector

click here

  bremner 11:46 29 Mar 2010

You will not get anthing like HD quality from the card you list.

You will howver get a DVI and VGA outputs.

FYI there is however no real discernable diffrence in quality between DVI and VGA. click here

  scunner4 19:23 05 Apr 2010

Thank you for the help and suggestions. I'm not going to bother with a separate card for the moment.

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