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How do I know what graphics card slot I have [CLOSED]

Hello there, I am thinking about getting a new graphics card for my prebuilt pc, but I don’t know what graphics card slot I have. how can I figure this out? Also I have integrated graphics:  Intel UHD Graphics 730. and what would be a good graphics card for a budget of around $150 usd?

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Open the PC and look at the physical slot.

It's probably a single pci-e16x slot that fits half height(low profile) cards if it's a pre-built with a small case.

 

PCIe Gen 4 vs. Gen 3 Slots, Speeds

 

TBS6514 DTMB Quad Tuner PCI-E Card - Tvheadend
normal at the top, low profile at the bottom.

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UHD 730 shows up as 11th / 12th gen Intel. Motherboard mfr / model would be more helpful, but I'd say it's a pretty good possibility this is a PCIex16 slot.

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For $150, you'll be looking at used cards.

 

GTX 1060

Rx 580

GTX 1650 Super

GTX 1660

 

Something like that.

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Posted (edited)
10 minutes ago, Hairless Monkey Boy said:

For $150, you'll be looking at used cards.

Probably, but sometimes you get lucky and catch something on sale. I bought a brand-new Asus TUF GTX1650S-4GB-OC for $160 on sale. Of course, that was two years ago. EDIT: There is the new GTX1630, but most consider it a joke.

Edited by An0maly_76
Revised, more info

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16 minutes ago, TetraSky said:

Open the PC and look at the physical slot.

It's probably a single pci-e16x slot that fits half height(low profile) cards if it's a pre-built with a small case.

 

PCIe Gen 4 vs. Gen 3 Slots, Speeds

 

TBS6514 DTMB Quad Tuner PCI-E Card - Tvheadend
normal at the top, low profile at the bottom.

thanks!

 

 

13 minutes ago, Hairless Monkey Boy said:

For $150, you'll be looking at used cards.

 

GTX 1060

Rx 580

GTX 1650 Super

GTX 1660

 

Something like that.

okay ill look at those thanks!

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