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  • I have a Dell Inspiron 3650 and was wondering if I can upgrade the graphics card to geforce gtx 960 or if there are any other graphics cards that I can upgrade to.

  • No you cant.  The Slim Case will only take low profile Geforce 210 to 610 cards.

     

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  • Sorry if this sounds like a stupid question but does that mean that I can use a gtx 610 or just a gt 610

  • Wait never mind ignore that second question. But are you saying that the reason I can't use a gtx 730 I'd because it won't fit?

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    Wait never mind ignore that second question. But are you saying that the reason I can't use a gtx 730 I'd because it won't fit?

    low-profile vs regular profile

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  • Gtx 960 not gtx 730

  • No such thing as a low profile GTX960.

    Also Requires 300W just for the video card.

    (Slim models have 270W or LESS for ALL OF THE Voltages.)

    You cant put a 650W or larger power supply in that unit.

    Radeon HD6450 would also work with Secure Boot OFF

    CSM ON Legacy Option Roms ON.  Has to be Low profile 1 Slot wide and cannot have a fan sticking up.

    Thats why Geforce 210 or 610 LOW PROFILE cards are the only ones that PHYSICALLY Fit the case and don't use too much power.

    EVGA GeForce GT 610  02G-P3-2619-KR

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130813

     



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  • But my desktop says it has a gt 730 on it

  • GT730 OEM LOW PROFILE DELL Card.

    You cant use a full size card.  Dell modified the amount of ram and clock and other items to get to a specific power profile.

    GTX 9XX Anything is NEVER EVER going to work or physically fit.

     

     

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  • Okay thanjs.

  • So could I upgrade it to this card since its a low profile card.

    www.newegg.com/.../Product.aspx

  • So would I be able to upgrade to this graphics card since its a low profile card.

    www.newegg.com/.../Product.aspx

  • I know I already asked this question before, but just to be sure, I was wondering if I could upgrade my Dell Inspiron 3650 Gamer Edition's graphics card to something like this

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    and if I can't could you tell me why? Also if you could tell me any other graphics cards that I can upgrade to.

  • I was able to put an ASUS GeForce GTX 950 MINI-GTX950-2G 2GB 128-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready Video Card into my Inspiron 3650.  

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814126100

  • I'd wondered about the low-profile comments, because, just looking at a photo of the machine, it seems like it'd take regular-profile video cards (it's not narrow the way the 3647 machines are), and your GTX 950 is even a double-height one...

    How much longer of a video card than yours would fit?  Or is the one you purchased pushing the limits of space available?