Upgrading a Dell Inpriron 530

Mrnimrod

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Hello, I'm looking to upgrade my computer to run games off of steam on normal graphics settings.

I have an Intel Core 2 quad cpu Q6600 @2.40ghz with 4 gb of RAM, can you recommend cheap upgrades to make?
 
A 240 will work also, although its a worse card than the 5670. If you can get it for a lot cheaper than the 5670, get a 240. For your power supply a 240 may actually be safer, it uses about 40 watts total power less at full load http://www.techspot.com/review/240-ati-radeon-hd-5670/page9.html

You can easily see the power supply wattage by opening the case and looking at the power supply label. If you have over a 300 watter, I'd really recoment a 5670 for your system.