What kind of graphics card should I buy?

I recently bought a computer, and I'm wanting to replace my old Graphics card with a better one.

My current graphics card information is:

Novatek 563A (1280x1024@60Hz)
Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family

These one's don't play anything that requires a good graphics card, for example, I cannot play minecraft with this current setup.

Thanks for the help.
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  1. Yeah, you are running off integrated graphics, What processor/power supply do you have?
  2. Not sure if this is it or not, but it's okay to try once and a while. Below is the CPU usage:

    Intel Pentium 4 630
    Prescott 90nm Technology

    Motherboard(Just in case I have something wrong):

    Dell Inc. 0JC474 (Microprocessor)
  3. Slots:Dell Inc. 0JC474


    2 PCI, 1 PCIEx1, 1 Floppy, 1 IDE, 2 SATA
    How much would you like to spend ?

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814103213
  4. ur6beersaway said:
    Slots:Dell Inc. 0JC474


    2 PCI, 1 PCIEx1, 1 Floppy, 1 IDE, 2 SATA
    How much would you like to spend ?

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814103213


    Really going to use a pciex 2.1 x16 card on a pciex 1 x1 motherboard?
    Just a side note, and not joking, that computer should have been handed out for free so ancient it is.
  5. It was just a suggestion, Given the system, says it is backwards compatible. $60 is not the end of the world. When he is ready to build there are other ideas.
    di·no·saur
    [dahy-nuh-sawr]
    2.
    something that is unwieldy in size, anachronistically outmoded, or unable to adapt to change: The old steel mill was a dinosaur that cost the company millions to operate.
  6. ur6beersaway said:
    It was just a suggestion, Given the system, says it is backwards compatible. $60 is not the end of the world. When he is ready to build there are other ideas.
    di·no·saur
    [dahy-nuh-sawr]
    2.
    something that is unwieldy in size, anachronistically outmoded, or unable to adapt to change: The old steel mill was a dinosaur that cost the company millions to operate.


    Yeah I know, I find it hard to recommend anything also. Any upgrade in that system is overkill. You can't buy a 10 yearold system and go upgrading it right after. What's the point?
  7. He would like to play minecraft.
    Minecraft


    Minecraft Cover

    Minimum:
    OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    OpenGL: 1.4
    Processor: 2GHz (Single Core)
    RAM: 512MB(XP), 1GB(Vista/7)
    Hard Drive: 500MB
    Video: 128MB

    Jump To Should Run On


    Recommended:
    OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    OpenGL: 2
    Processor: 2GHz (Duel Core)
    RAM: 2GB
    Hard Drive: 1GB
    Video: 512MB
  8. Thanks for the answers, I have a much better computer now that I built myself, even on a small budget, I currently have a NVidia GT 610 graphics card in my current build and I can do a lot more with that.


    Cheers,

    Jake.
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