Graphic card update question/ Intel gma 3100

Whats the best video graphic card my pc would run, this is my computer:

Intel(r) g33/g31 Express Chipset (Microsoft Corporation -WDDM 1.0)
Graphic card: Intel gma 3100
Ram 4gb

looking to run nice 3d games
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  1. Read this article:,3107.html

    With your rig I wouldn't spend over $150 unless you plan to upgrade the other stuff soon.
  2. How much are you willing to spend?
  3. dont know like 150$ 200$ max maybe more if u convince me haha

    edit: what worries me most is the power supply i dont know how to find what is it and I dont wanna waste money for just discover it doesnt goes well with my pc
  4. With your CPU, I think a Radeon 7750 would be a good match without the CPU holding it back.

    Could go up to a 7770 or even 7850 with that budget though.
  5. Hello smeezekitty thanks for your quick responses also another thing I should know after buying this is how easy is to install it?
  6. Not too bad. I installed one yesterday. Basically you take out the placeholder plate in the case the push the card straight down and lock it. Then tighten the backplate.

    As a side note, I had to use the onboard video to change the primary display from onboard to PCI-E in the BIOS or else I would just get a black screen from the GPU.
  7. thanks Im looking for info about the graphic card and they recommend me to try 7770 is almost the same price, should i go for it? or my cpu will turn it away?
  8. Best answer
    Might bottleneck alittle under certain conditions but that does not mean performance will be bad.

    There should be no issues.
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