How do i know if a Graphics Card will work on my computer?
Posted 27 January 2012 - 08:49 PM
I've tried drivers and all that and I'm thinking of buying a new card, will probably need it so that I can see GW2 in all its glory. So my problem is I am not sure what card would fit into my computer, I have been told that my model is hard to find ungrades for.
My computer: Intel® Core2 Quad CPU Q8200 @2.33GHz (4 CPUs)
Video card: ATI Radeon HD 4600 Series
And its a Gateway computer.
Thanks for the help!
Posted 27 January 2012 - 09:06 PM
how about your power supply?
Posted 27 January 2012 - 10:03 PM
Also, it will be a PCI-E slot :) in which case your simplest direct upgrade is a hd6670, which means you won't need a new power supply. It'd cost around £60 and run gw2 on high at 1366x768 and medium at 1920x1080.
If you want to get something a bit more powerful you'll need a new power supply, which would take total upgrade cost (assuming a hd6870 for the gpu) to around £180.
Edited by The Comfy Chair, 27 January 2012 - 10:06 PM.
Posted 28 January 2012 - 04:16 PM
If the fan has stopped working you may be able to replace it, but it may be simpler just to replace the whole card as Comfy says.
Posted 28 January 2012 - 07:02 PM