Which graphic card upgrades can I get and how to know they will fit?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by TGPROSPECT, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. TGPROSPECT macrumors newbie

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    Jan 22, 2010
    #1
    I have a iMac 20" 2.66ghz let me put the spec below but before that.
    I want to know what graphics card upgrade i should get or should i just get more ram.

    i want to get a 4gb ram package for around $100 so i want to compare which will give better performance in WoW. RAM or Graphics card.
    (please tell me what graphics card will work..)

    Hardware Overview:

    Model Name: iMac
    Model Identifier: iMac9,1
    Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
    Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz
    Number Of Processors: 1
    Total Number Of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache: 6 MB
    Memory: 2 GB
    Bus Speed: 1.07 GHz

    my current card
    NVIDIA GeForce 9400:

    Chipset Model: NVIDIA GeForce 9400
    Type: GPU
    Bus: PCI
    VRAM (Total): 256 MB
    Vendor: NVIDIA (0x10de)
    Device ID: 0x0867
    Revision ID: 0x00b1
    ROM Revision: 3379

    my current ram

    BANK 0/DIMM0:

    Size: 1 GB
    Type: DDR3
    Speed: 1067 MHz
    Status: OK
    Manufacturer: 0x80AD
    Part Number: 0x484D54313132533641465236432D47372020
    Serial Number: 0x26903D38

    BANK 1/DIMM0:

    Size: 1 GB
    Type: DDR3
    Speed: 1067 MHz
    Status: OK
    Manufacturer: 0x80AD
    Part Number: 0x484D54313132533641465236432D47372020
    Serial Number: 0x26903DA0



    if theres anything else you need please let me know cause im clueless on this kind of stuff.
     
  2. Hellhammer Moderator

    Hellhammer

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    #2
    You can't update the video card as it's integrated into to logic board.
     
  3. TGPROSPECT thread starter macrumors newbie

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  4. opeter macrumors 65816

    opeter

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    Slovenia, EU
    #4
    iMacs and Mac minis are dead end, in the manner of upgrading. You can upgrade only the RAM and HDD (if not already).
     

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