I have an inspiron 530S Desktop. I am running windows 7 on it. I have 3 gigs of memory. I went and purchased a Nvidia GEFORCE 8400GS GRAPHICS CARD. It is 512MB DDR2 PCI. I would like to install it on this computer I just purchased. Can I install this particular Video Grapichs Card in this particular computer? If so where is the location where I need to install it. I gave a good bit of money for this and I hate to just put it on a shelf and never use it. Any help wopuld greatly be appreciated.
You can find the service manual here:
You should have 1 (#24) PCI-express X16 slot, 1 (#23) PCI-express X1, & 2 (#22 & #21) PCI slots.
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The 530s has a PCIe x 16 slot on the mobo for a graphics card, and your 8400 is a bit puney for your system. Better off buying a 4650 HERE, that will work even better in your system.
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