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Solved: want upgrade to video card

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by mjbarr3, Jan 26, 2015.

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  1. mjbarr3

    mjbarr3 Thread Starter

    Dec 15, 2006
    Hello, It has been a while since I have been on this site , but I would like some help. I recently purchased a Dell Inspiron 3847 running Win 7 pro and has onboard video. I want to upgrade to a card but I'm not sure what will work . I don't do any gaming or video editing etc.. I just want something a bit better that the integrated one on the board. Can you suggest any ? I would like to stay under $100.00 if possible and have ability to connect with DVI and possibly HDMI.

    Thanks in advance, Mike
  2. prunejuice


    Apr 2, 2002
    For an upgrade that will likely also include a power supply upgrade...your price range is far too low.
  3. Triple6

    Triple6 Moderator

    Dec 26, 2002
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    Why do you want something better? Gaming is the main reason to upgrade a graphics card and if that's not an intended use then The graphics in the current 4th generation Core i series processor are more than adequate for video playback and all other common uses.
  4. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    May 12, 2002
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    Dell Inspiron 3847

    From what I can determine, it comes with a generic 300 watt power supply.

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