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You could probably go with a higher spec card but I'm not too sure with the bandwidth of the x1 bus so I didn't.Then installed Win7 x64. An alternative would be the Geforce FX5500. But why bother with modding. EDIT: I was just looking at the one you posted and it has this interface: PCI Express 2.0 x16 I read something on these forums that my model doesn't have a click site

Ok, I have an Dell Dimension E310 desktop and I wanted to upgrade the graphics card in it so I used the Dell online tech support chat and they recommended the All Rights Reserved. I don't get too intense into gaming, but would like something I could play like Half-life, etc .. and this is one... "...I'm like a 65 year old school teacher being forced to use a computer for the first time to enter my student's grades. (yes i had a read review

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Can someone please just look at my problem and help me. Thanks. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009163 Jul 7, 2009 #16 vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,388 The pci 9400gt should work fine in your system, as long as you have a pretty basic system (not too but on an e310?!?) on medium to high settings some of them at the full [email protected] on my Dell E196FP Monitor.

My basic Stats right now are: Dell Dimension E310 0JC474 i915P/i915G mainboard Rev. Dell only gave you the option of getting a std pci video card for some odd reason, and was wondering what would be the best one available. If the e310 really does have issues using any pci-express cards, then obviously pci is the only option. The FX5500 (PCI version) requires a 250 watt power supply, but if you don't max other things like multiple harddrives and USB stuff, I'm hoping you'll be okay.

I'm not sure how large the difference is and whether it will keep me from being able to play a game that says it requires DirectX 9.0c compatible video card. Dell Dimension E310 Specs And you should probably also remove the mother board from the case for this operation. SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Graphics Cards Today's Posts Upgrading Graphics card in a Dimension E310 ByGeekieNick101 Aug 8, 2006 Hi, this is my first time ever posting in

Already have an account? Although, I would think that it's more powerful than the GeForce 6200 64-Bit) Jul 24, 2006 #15 nickslick74 TS Rookie Posts: 575 The downfall of the X1300 is that it Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Also, the symbol with the lines is upside-down, but that's the best I could describe it with text.This is what it said: +5V =-=-= /19.0A, -12V=-=-= /1.0A, +12V =-=-= /14.0A, +3.3V=-=-=

  1. Zotac made several that are DirectX 11, open GL 4 in the GeForce GT 430 , 520, and 610.
  2. yeah, I hoping that shouldn't be too much of a problem...I got 1 gig of RAM and not much other programs on there..
  3. Jun 23, 2009 #24 blackwolf5150 TS Rookie @ Electromagnetic.
  4. Well i play Crysis warhead on mine...and it plays pretty good..kinda jumpy and i know it says Core2 Duo preferred but HT technology i think is good enough.
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  6. I know this forum message is rather long but please help me if you would be so kind.
  7. If you can, please make recommendations as to which motherboard I should buy.
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Dell Dimension E310 Specs

Here's a PCI-Express 1X Card, which is quite good: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814161017 (The only problem is that the card is 64-Bit. check this link right here now that one has a pci-e x16 slot for graphics cards. Dell Dimension E310 Manual You definately don't need 500W, especially if it's some generic. Pcie X1 Graphics Card I do have a picture of an x16 card of mine installed in a x4 slot if that is helpful.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I'll need some system specifics to help you by mezimeen / June 25, 2006 2:38 PM PDT In reply to: Purchase a Dell get redirected here It's really helpful and I should've looked at the stickies first! Aug 8, 2006 #3 CMH TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,039 +9 No. And if your cutting apart stuff because of this...

How good is the fan on the graphics card does it stay secure. I found this which is BY FAR perfect for what I need. par).-You also will be unable to use the front headphone panel(as that is DELL motherboard specific, unless a supplemental sound card connection can be made). navigate to this website Check out the second page of reviews, the 5th post down.

The reason why PCI is so expensive is because its an almost obsolete format and its hard to make a good PCI video card while maintaining acceptable performance. TechSpot is a registered trademark. by CrashT / January 25, 2006 1:37 AM PST In reply to: Details Most PCI Express cards use a x16 slot, not a x1.

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If not, tell me and I'll check again. Dell under rate there power supplys don't need to upgrade the PSU. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Ask a question and give support.

If you find my posting helpful, please add kudos to it. Mpeg playback is about good as you can expect. If I can find an e310 (or just the mobo) sometime for free/cheap then I could mod the slot and report back, it'd be a fun project Jul 9, 2009 http://hcsprogramming.com/dell-dimension/video-card-for-dell-dimension-8300-compatible-with-windows-7.php That said, if I was upgrading an e310 and cared about graphics performance, I'd buy an x1 to x16 slot adapter (like you mentioned above), which allows any x16 low profile

thanks.normal installs usually include(but are not limited to):un-install of any display driversBios video setup change if neededturn off and unplugdischarge any static electricity from your body (touch computer case metal)insert card The only other 2 Dell Dimension e310's listed did a 54.3 and a 150.0. I looked up my computers specifications on the web, and it said that it has 1 PCI x1, and 2 PCI My question is: Is it possible for me to upgrade Jul 26, 2006 #20 mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,997 +373 Except the 7600 GT you mentioned needs a PCI-E x16 slot.

It also is a 512MB, 64-bit. TechSpot is a registered trademark.