Diablo® III

Upgrade graphics card

Upgrade radeon graphics card?
I have an HP pavillion with a quad core processor with 8gb of ram. It also had a crappy radeon hd 4200 integrated graphics card. I would like to play diablo 3 at a good resolution. I would like to upgrade my video card but my power supply only has 250 watts. Anything I can do?
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@ 250 watts, there reallllly isnt much u can do. What kind of money do u have to spend total?
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I'd put $200 or so into it to be able to play some games. I assume I would need to upgrade my power supply? I really know next to nothing about this stuff.
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100 Blood Elf Paladin
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What is your computer case? Slim or a fat mid-tower?
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Nice to know Costco sold me such a crappy computer for the price lol
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Its a fat mid-tower
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Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341017

GPU

AMD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127665
or
NVIDIA
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130625

That power supply with either of those video cards would do u great ;)
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100 Blood Elf Paladin
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If you have a fat mid tower you have two options (besides getting a new computer):

1) Get Radeon HD 7750. Done deal.

2) If you want to get a powerful graphics card down the road, buy a 80 Plus Bronze certified power supply like PC Power and Cooling Silencer MK III 500W, then buy a graphics card of your choice that fits in the remaining budget.
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Cool, I've heard of the Radeon HD 7750. If I bought that would I still need to upgrade my power supply?
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100 Blood Elf Paladin
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Generally, no (Radeon HD 7750 consumes a very little power, even at full load), but it doesn't hurt to do so.
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