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August 20, 2013 11:26:24 PM

Sir, I am Jerry ,I have been thinking about upgrading my graphic card ,I dont know the things i have to do.My pc is an entry leve rig .I write down my specs

Motherboard is AsusM2N68AMPLUS,
power supply 400
Dual core Processor 2.8ghz
ram 2gb ddr2
Nvidia 9400gt 1gb
My budget is 100$ 5000 Rupees(India)
preference is Nvidia
I dont know whether the motherboard is compatible with the latest graphics card?
how do i know that?

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August 20, 2013 11:41:19 PM

If your motherboard has a PCI-e x16 slot, then you are good for any PCI-e card. The 1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0 are all backwards compatible. If your slot is say 1.1 and you buy 3.0 card, the card will just be limited to the 1.1 speeds.

If you want the best bang for your buck look here(I know the prices are in dollars, but it should give you a good reference):

If your heart is set on a nVidia card and its not the recommended, just buy the one that's equivalent.
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