I have a Pavilion Elite m9340f. I want to update my graphics card
I have a Pavilion Elite m9340f and I was wondering if I could update my graphics card and if so what would be a good choice. Also can I upgrade my power supply? A friend told me that I could not, because it's a computer brand, but thought I would ask someone with knowledge. Thank you.
Robert, here is a link to the "Product information" pages for your computer:
These pages will give you all the specifications of your computer.
Yes, you can upgrade your video card. First, you want to make sure that there is enough room for one of the new cards to fit. You can find this information on the manufacturer's website. I would say we could use until a 9800GT. I think the cards are 9 "up to 10.5". I like XFX, BFG or EVGA cards. They are geared toward players and are of high quality. My favorite is XFX.
Now for your power supply power supply unit (PSU). It can also be upgraded. the key is to open the case and measure the existing unit. To ensure that new fits, it should be very close to the same size. Most ATX units are pretty close to the same size. I recommend at least a 600W unit. This is what I have in my game rig:
Again, OCZ is a company that is geared to the players and fans. They have very reliable products. I have one in their PSU and memory.
One last thought, a new video card will generate more heat. Thus, some cables will be very useful. Simply run all cables so that they do not restrict the airflow to all components.
I hope this helps.
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I want to update my graphics card to my pc now, I always use the AMD Radeon HD 8570, this one came with the pc when I bought in 2013. I have a budget of 200 euros but I can't go on if necessary. You guys have any suggestions that fit into my computer? And for later use, I would like to know how to check if a graphics card is compatible with your configuration.
Hi there @DayoOla,
That the Forums are with you! I understand that you are looking for the parts of your computer. I'm happy to give you a helping hand with this.
Please let me know if it works for you and if it does not solve your problem, please mark this message as a solution. Bravo would be appreciated as well.
Hello, I want to upgrade my graphics card to run the program video studio pro x 2 to smooth any delay of video editing.
My Info system is
operating system (Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3 (5.1 - 2600))
CPU (2-Intel Pentium 4, 3194 MHz, 1024 KB (0% load))
memory (use: 537 / 1024MB (52,44 %)))
GFX (ATI Radeon X 300 / X 550 / X 1050 [email protected] Series 16-bit 75 Hz)
hard drive (C:\ (39.51 GB free, Total 74,52 GB))
Intel 82801FB/FBM PCI Express
now, the current graphics card is the radeon X 300
The camera I use is a Panasonic HDC - SD9
Please, could anyone recommend best suitable graphics cards
I'm gathering that it is a desktop computer; not a laptop. If it's a laptop, forget it. If it is a desktop computer and has a pci-express slot (I think I understand it does) then you can certainly improve on the x 300, which is a video chip low range. You could also be greatly helped in past 2 GB of memory. You use more than half in slow motion so I'm sure you paginate hard drive in the drive when you actually change video that will slow the system down. You really shouldn't have a high-end gaming video card to edit video. Something like a Radeon HD 4550 should be good:
A system inherited from P4 3.2 ghz would not be my choice for video editing. Video editing can use all the muscles computer (processing) you can put to use. A processor dual core would be much better, using more modern faster DDR - 2 memory and a faster front side bus. But for about $150 between RAM and a new video card, you can twist the more power you have.Message edited by Hüffer on 04/10/2009 11:31
You just bought a new computer that I am generally satisfied, but it is not fit to play top games I like (for example Metro 2033). I was looking into upgrading my graphics card and discovered that I have a 300W power supply.
I heard that HP computers are notorious for difficulties in upgrading equipment thanks to the compact design the area. What power supply and graphics card I should be able to use? Information links and price would be very appreciated.
I use my LG HDTV 32 "as a monitor and my current graphics card allows me to connect using an HDMI cable and play movies blu - ray via my PC. I want to keep this feature.
Thanks for any help!
You need to open your PC and measure the physical dimensions of your diet. Here is a list of the things to consider:
- Total power - important
- amperage 12 + v - important
- Modular - is not required, but I like the flexibility
- I7 and SLI ready
- Efficiency rating
- The physical size - standard ATX PSU is 5.5 "by 5.9" by 3.4 "give or take a few tenths
www.Newegg.com has many choices of power supplies. Corsair, OCZ, Rosewill, Thermaltake...
The amount of amperage + 12 volts is important when choosing a video card. Depending on the size of the Cabinet from HP a 550-600 watt PSU should be plenty. The NVIDIA GT 460 should be a good choice.
I have a HP Pavilion 15 laptop-n204tx, so I have graphic card NVIDIA GeForce GT M 740, I have this graphics card to a higher version?
Unfortunately no, the Nvidia gpu chip is integrated with the system board and is not an evolutionary element - this is the case for most laptops.
DP - K
Could someone tell me if I am able to update graphics in my HP m8517c
Here is a link to my system specs...
I want graphic better due to the fact that a lot of my boys want to play PC games does not work because of the graphics card.
Ladungan, Yes, you can switch to a dedicated PCI Express x 16 video card. However, there are three considerations. First is the power of the power supply (PSU) and the second is the size of the map. You can determine the power of the PSU in opening the case and by reading the label on. You can determine the size of the required map by taking measures in the space provided. Open the case. Measure from the edge of the case to the opposite side of the motherboard where the PCI Express slot. It's the approximate card that fits. In addition, many new cards are double profile (two locations). These can present problems of space. Thirdly, it must ensure that the power supply has the connectors appropriate for the video card. Some require more power. In this case, you probably need the power supply. It costs somewhere around $100.
If you like help to choose which card you would work, let us know. With the power of the PSU, we can make that determination.
I'm looking to upgrade the graphics card in my HP Pavilion HPE h8 - 1287c. I recently installed a Cosair CX600w diet and I'm looking for a list of compatible video cards, I can update. My first interest is to do video editing, so I need memory and graphics power. I'm looking to spend around $100-200 dollars.
Install the updates to the BIOS listed under Windows 8 , one at a time from the lowest verision. However, before that, install the latest diagnoses that are displayed on the same page and run a full game.
Thanks for posting on the forum.
Will not install the card, because I'm a total computer illiterate. But I need some advice on what card to purchase. I have the HP p6813w and am on a Windows 7 64-bit system. The vehicle currently has an ATI Raedon HD 4200. But I play Sims 3 (yes I know it's a girly game, but I'm a girl) and this card is not supported. The HD 5670, 5700, 5800 are; as are many Nvidia cards - mainly the GTX series.
Any suggestion would be appreciated.
I looked online and was originally going to just buy one at Best Buy, but others are a lot (as in 1/3 price) cheaper. And I'm not all that impressed with the Geek Squad.
In any case, thank you in advance for your advice.
BTW, in case it is important, I just buy more RAM to my computer - so I currently have 14 GB. In case it makes a difference. Again, thank you.
I got your PM on a new video card. The last time I checked, the ATI Radeon HD 6850 is a great buy at $130 after rebate. The NVIDIA GTX 550 it is also a good buy at $120 after rebate. The Corsair CX500 is a supply of quality at the price of $40 after rebate.
You can review the comparison between the two cards video here. The HD 6850 is faster, costs $ 10 more and supports ATI EyeFinity to multiple monitors.
One of the issues I see with the SIMS 3 is that it is only a 32-bit program that won't get the best out of all the memory of your PC. Windows 7 64 bit does a very good job in the management of memory for 32-bit programs, but the address space of 4 GB (limitation of 32-bit) for the SIMS 3 can be a limiting factor in performance.
I want to update my graphics card for my computer, I can barely run settings means on most games these days, I never upgraded a computer in front of either, this was pre-built.
I am aware that the case is really small, but I'm not interested to buy a new computer/case. I want to just buy a graphics card and a power supply so I can run games like Guild Wars 2 and BF3 on medium-high settings. My computer can not handle same BF3 with resolution of 800 x 600, with windows, and graphic down, I get 10 frames per second at most out of it.
Then I would ask, what is the best graphics card that can fit in my computer? And her appropriate food to go with it?
Computer name: HP Pavilion Elite e9107c
Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200(2.33GHz)
Graphics card: ATI Radeon HD 4350
RAM: 8 GB
32-bit operating system - Windows 7
I am sure that all this is true, if I'm wrong, you can check online, its pre-built and I have not touched since.
I don't know what my motherboard, is the one that comes with the computer, I found this out of a site, and I think it's good, I'm not too sure:
Motherboard - PEGATRON CORPORATION / model: 1.01 Eureka3
I know either the size of the card, or the power supply.
Whatever it is it would help a lot! My computer is already 3 years old, and I can not play games like TF2 and Skyrim above 800 x 600 with the everything low-medium settings by getting 20 + FPS.
Thanks in advance for the answers, I will add more information, if I listed those are not sufficient.
Looking at your specifications and the requirements of the games you listed, BF3 is most intense.
(1) you must measure the length available. See here
3) the minimum POWER supply: 560 suggests a 450W power supply, the 560Ti suggests 500W PSU.
I am wanting to update my graphics card. and I don't know what kind of card to use. In addition, do not know how to install a since it's my first in a computer. any help would be great
A4 - 5300 APU with Radeon HD graphics card 3.40 GHz AMD
Type of system
64 - bit x 64 processor bassed operating system
CORI, welcome to the forum.
The power supply unit (PSU) is external and only 180W. In addition, there is no slot PCIe. Therefore, you cannot upgrade the video card.
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I have a Hp Pavilion Elite m9340f desktop Pc, I want to upgrade to a Geforce GT card 545 1536 MB DDR3 PCIe 2.0 x 16 video, my pc has a 350 Watt PSU, but the video card requires a 300 watt with 18A on the + 12 Rail. The PC will support it?
Looks like it should work perfectly... just open the side cover and check that your power supply provides a minimum of 18Amps on the 12 v rail. My HP (HP p/n 5188-2625) 300 Watt POWER supply has a power of 19A on the 12V rail.
I bought my HP Pavilion Elite at Best Buy m9340f in 2009 and brought it to the Venezuela where I live now.
My video card, started making the noise of the typical fan geforce 9500gs can do. The temperature of the gpu is very high (from 73 ° c without playing or watching videos!), and I'id like to replace it as soon as possible before my material fails completely.
But the power supply 350w, to replace any video card decent needed to change my diet too. I have not the slightest idea of what type of power supply should I buy, and if I should replace the case too. My intention is to keep my cpu, my mother, my hard drive and my ram (purchase of a new system to the Venezuela is out of the question because of the barbarian prices in this country).
Then to take the questions in order, I'll here:
-I want another video card (geforce 9500gs is known for his failure, so I want to upgrade to a more powerful card)
-To do this, I need another power supply, so I need recommendations on the provision of market models which CORRESPOND to my HP Pavilion Elite m9340f or
-replace also the case: what kind of business should I need that corresponds to the motherboard of benicia
Thanks in advance
The information below was previously published by Big_Dave in response to several other posters about their questions about GPU upgrades. Prices shown are in U.S. dollars and for American retailers.
Your PC has a 350 Watt PSU if below video cards will work:
$50--->NVIDIA GT 430 9.6 Gbps - single slot width
$65--->NVIDIA GT 520 8 Gbps - single slot width
$80--->NVIDIA GT 440 25.6 GB/s - single slot width
$130-->NVIDIA GT 545 43 Gbps - location single width - could be hard to find but perhaps only in the store
$110-->NVIDIA GT 240 1 GB DDR5. 54.4 GB/s - single slot width. This card does not support DirectX 11 which is eventually used in some of the latest PC games but it's a great performer.
Review the performance of NVIDIA specifications. Look at the specifications of strip memory bandwidth and level of DirectX support.
I normally don't recommend video cards AMD for PC with a 350 Watt power supply as AMD provides 400 watts or more for most of its video cards.
I bought the Pavilion Elite m9340f in 2008, and the computer continues to work very well with the originally installed Vista 64-bit.
I get notifications that both IE-9 that Google-Chrome 48.0.2564.103 m are no longer in charge and not working properly with many Web sites.
I see a lot of people on the forums of the historical problems with Windows 7, 8 and 10 updates on the m9340f. The HP support site clearly states that the m9340f has not been tested with Windows 8, and I don't see anything about HP confirming the test he m9340f with Windows 7 or 10.
I am very careful about the updates of Windows does not properly with the hardware configuration of m9340f. Can someone please give me some advice on the modernization of this machine for a version of windows that will allow me to have the features Google Chrome and IE, but will not do something elese to become non-functional.
Thanks in advance,
The main reason I don't like the upgrade, is that the problems you had with the previous operating system tend to make their way in the new OS. You also have the previous residual files, which can cause problems.
(1) what would be the result?
If you haven't experienced or unfamiliar problems with Windows Vista, the upgrade to Windows 7 should be simple and without problems during migration.
(2) what version of Windows 7?
Unless you need functions of class Affairs (unique encryption, join a domain, etc.), it is not really a necessity for professionals.
If you have any other questions, feel free to ask.
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I have the m9340f and I want to upgrade the graphics card, and I bought the Zotac NVIDIA GT 630 Synergy Edition 4 GB card. It requires a PCIe 2.0 X 16 slot, however it says it supports version 1.1 of the X 16 architecture. Anyone know which version is installed in the card mother m9340F.
According to the specifications of Intel chipset on the link below, the chipset Intel G33 your model has, PCIe x 16 revision 1.1.
My HP Pavilion Elite m9340f is not able to boot, just continues to run away (fires), but shows only an arrow on a black background and sometimes some movements.
It has Windows 7, 64 - bit.
Finally, after many hours while the computer could not start, although it was by train and running, I did the following:
1. the stop (press the button).
2. turn on once again.
3. press F8 immediately.
4a through identification procedures.
5. select restore system to a previous state.
6. Select the date when the system works properly.
7 follow the guests.
This process has been successfully completed and the computer is now able to start properly again by itself (not necessary recovery disc).
I would like to thank HP support for their initial contribution to this problem.
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