Dx6120MT Video card upgrade

geminidragon, Jan 3, 10:12pm
PC handles PCI Express x16. what should i look out for when i buy next card :(

mrfxit, Jan 3, 10:19pm
Ooops, Umm well NOT that card anyway, thats an AGP carp & you need a PCI-E card


mrfxit, Jan 3, 10:19pm
Ooops, Umm well NOT that card anyway, thats an AGP carp & you need a PCI-E card

(regarding this series of HP computers)

AGP = wide brown slot
Pci-E = thin black slot

Take a look at the connector strip on the bottom of the card.
2 very different arangements

Pretty much any basic Pci_E cards will fit & run fine in that HP.
Don't get 1 that needs a lot of PSU power unless you want to also upgrade the current psu.
A basic card with ONE psu connector on the card should be ok, tho as long as you don't intend to trash it

geminidragon, Jan 3, 10:21pm
what a dummy i am ,i was so looking forward to using it and its not right oh well i know not to buy a agp card now lol

mrfxit, Jan 3, 10:25pm
LOL easy enough mistake when not looking properly AND in a hurry

geminidragon, Jan 3, 10:29pm
it was only 11 bucks and i might find a pc it will fit one day i guess :)

gj, Jan 3, 10:31pm
Just to be sure .
Note that you need a PCI-e (PCI Express) card NOT PCI which is an older standard.

geminidragon, Jan 3, 10:31pm
thanks mrfixit

mrfxit, Jan 3, 10:31pm
Yep nice enough card in it's day

geminidragon, Jan 3, 10:42pm
gj noted thanks

schizoid, Jan 4, 2:10am
AGP is outdated, it will only fit in an OLD motherboard, so probably not worth hanging on to. What may I ask will your graphics card be used for! Because there are many variables to be looking for when buying a graphics card.

geminidragon, Jan 4, 4:13am
well i wanted a better one as i have just bought a new 22inch led samsung monitor and 2 gig of ram and wanted to treat it to a better video card than the factory one ,i do play the odd games and surf the net and wanted one with dvito app get the best out of the picture

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