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Should I upgrade my eMachines el1300g-02w to windows 10 and more ram?


I have a emachines el1300g-02w which runs horribly slow, maybe I should have asked this question before I took action but I gave the pc to someone yesterday to upgrade it to windows 10 and add more ram so that it can run faster especially with MMO games. The guy then told me that there was no slot to put the GPU in nor a PCI slot, but he can still upgrade and clean the system. Did I make a good decision?

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Hi again,

Are there any good (latest) video drivers I can download for the pc?


Just looking for a new driver for you for this NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE and am getting EOL(end of life) this chipset is over 10 years old and no longer supported so no new drivers are available


I downloaded the Geforce 600 series GTX690 windows 10 32 bit and 64 bit and neither of them is compatible. Is there anything else I can try?


On Nvidias driver homepage you choos:

Geforce -> GeForce 6 Series -> GeForce 6150SE nForce 430

There you will find drivers for Windows 7 and 8, the last one from 2015


Hello guys thank you for all your tips! I made up my mind and it's best if i bought a new laptop, since upgrading ram wouldn't help with game performance like the fps. So I've been thinking of the pipo w9s. I checked the specs and this laptop seems perfect.


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Teion this is an old system adding ram will help but not increase your video chipset output the system is 32bit and as such any upgrade in memory will be limited by that. To actually speed up the system you should be looking at a SSD to replace the hard drive . Improving the machine with a upgraded video card will not be possible without a PCI slot . Downloading the latest driver for the onboard chipset which is a NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE not a gtx 690 may help a bit . That being said we here on the ifixit forum love to fix whatevers broken and keep things going but if you really want to use this computer to play MMOs I would say no dont upgrade . It would be like taking a horse and buggy out on the autobahn or trying to keep up with a formula one race car with a beetle . You would be an annoyance to all you are trying to play with. Hope this helps

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Hi what 2gb ddr3 ram can i get for the pc?


the ram specs for this machine are ddr2 sdram

anything along these lines will do but DDR3 will not work as its not compatible with the motherboard


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I see in the specs that you can upgarde the RAM from 1GB to 4 which sould help a bit. The CPU is rather old and only single core. You could change it if it is in a socket AM2 to any other AM2 CPU. Since it uses Sata2 it could also be intressting to change to a SSD.

Update (02/14/2017)

I read that the video card is a nvidea onboard card. Acording to Cnet a

NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE

Got to

and choose Geforce and the Geforce 6 series.

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Hey Claes, thanks for the tips


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Teion Sealey zal eeuwig dankbaar zijn.

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