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Jesus Alvarez, Jr.
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DC7700 CONVERTIBLE MINITOWER VIDEO CARD W/HDMI

I'm trying to look for a VIDEO CARD for my dc7700 for viewing movies, video games, and blue ray...need help in deciding which one to get please advise...I have a duo processor 3.4
any help would be greatly appreciated...
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John Kirk
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Jesus

The dc7700 CMT has a PCI-e x16 slot for graphics card upgrades. You can use any PCI-e x16 graphics card that will meet your needs as long as you don't exceed the power available in the dc7700.

Hope this helps.

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Loukas Petrou
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Hey Jesus.
I have a dc7700 also. I upgraded my Power supply to 550Watt and installed an XFX Geforce 9600gt 512mb GDDR3. So yes it's possible. Cheers!
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Jesus Alvarez, Jr.
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Re: DC7700 CONVERTIBLE MINITOWER Power Supply upgrade

Thanks..,

For the info...now for the power supply what can I get that will actually fit...my dc7700 minitower?

please advise...any suggestions would be greatly appreciated...

 

 

 

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Re: DC7700 CONVERTIBLE MINITOWER Power Supply upgrade

You might want to consider an Nvidia 9500GT Pcie. I upgraded to a "MSI" version of the card and it works w/ the existing 385w PSU w/o any need for external power connector to the vido card itself. Meaning: if only uses power through the motherboard > no need to upgrade the PSU. It has DVI, S-video and HDMI. You can find them new on ebay in the $50 range or about 1/2 that for a used card. Furthermore you can also find them new @ newegg, amazon or even through EVGA new for around $75 w/ full warranty.

The 9500GT will play Blu-Ray no problems though; you'll need additional software. I personally prefer Cybervision V8.0 or newer. I've tried it playing Crysis and you'll have to back down the "eye-candy" to get decent frame rates (depending on the resolution of you're monitor) but, I can play COD4 w/ everything set to "high" w/ 4x AA.

If you're willing to upgrade the PSU to 550w or better and you could put in an Nvidia GTX460 SC 1Gb. With that card (best bang for the buck @ around $200) you can play any game on the market w/ good frame rates.

Hope these suggestions help, Davis

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