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Which Graphics Card would be best for my machine?

Okay, so I'm still a bit new to the graphics card game, bear with me. I have a Dell Inspiron 9400 with these specs http://valid.canardpc.com/zb6fvv
And I'm trying to get a little bit of pep in the old girl's step. Not exactly to play really demanding games like Battlefield 4, just like Civilization 4 or Battleground Europe. Now, I need to decide between 4 graphics cards: The SAPPHIRE 100323-2L Radeon HD 6570
The MSI R7770-PMD1GD5 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
The SAPPHIRE 100242L Radeon HD 4850
Or the EVGA 512-P3-1150-TR GeForce GTS 250.
Any help would be appreciated!

Updated Specs:
Updated specs:
Dell Inspiron 9400
Name: Genuine Intel CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz
Threading: 1 CPU - 2 Cores - 2 Threads
Frequency: 798.31 MHz (6 * 133.05 MHz)
Architecture: Yonah (65 nm)
CPUID / Stepping: 6.E.8 / 6.E (C0)
CPU Extensions: MMX, SSE Caches: L1: 64 KB / L2: 2048 KB
Microcode: 0x0000039
Temperature: 45°C Voltage: 0.95 Volts
Type: Stock
Motherboard
Model: Dell 0YD479
BIOS: Dell Inc. - A03 - 07/29/2006
CPU Socket: Socket 479 mPGA
North Bridge: Intel i945PM rev 03
South Bridge: Intel 82801GHM (ICH7-M/U) rev A1
Memory (RAM)
Size: 2560 MB
Type: DDR2-532 - Dual Channel
Frequency: 266.1 MHz (1:2)
Timings: 4-4-4-12
Slot #1 Module: Qimonda - 512 MB (4300)
Slot #2 Module: Kingston - 2048 MB (5300)
Graphics Card (GPU)
GPU Type: ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
VRAM Size: 256 MB
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    MSI R7770-PMD1GD5 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition is much more better than any of those.
    go get an HD 7770.
  2. arock1211 said:
    Okay, so I'm still a bit new to the graphics card game, bear with me. I have a Dell Inspiron 9400 with these specs http://valid.canardpc.com/zb6fvv
    And I'm trying to get a little bit of pep in the old girl's step. Not exactly to play really demanding games like Battlefield 4, just like Civilization 4 or Battleground Europe. Now, I need to decide between 4 graphics cards: The SAPPHIRE 100323-2L Radeon HD 6570
    The MSI R7770-PMD1GD5 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
    The SAPPHIRE 100242L Radeon HD 4850
    Or the EVGA 512-P3-1150-TR GeForce GTS 250.
    Any help would be appreciated!

    Updated Specs:
    Updated specs:
    Dell Inspiron 9400
    Name: Genuine Intel CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz
    Threading: 1 CPU - 2 Cores - 2 Threads
    Frequency: 798.31 MHz (6 * 133.05 MHz)
    Architecture: Yonah (65 nm)
    CPUID / Stepping: 6.E.8 / 6.E (C0)
    CPU Extensions: MMX, SSE Caches: L1: 64 KB / L2: 2048 KB
    Microcode: 0x0000039
    Temperature: 45°C Voltage: 0.95 Volts
    Type: Stock
    Motherboard
    Model: Dell 0YD479
    BIOS: Dell Inc. - A03 - 07/29/2006
    CPU Socket: Socket 479 mPGA
    North Bridge: Intel i945PM rev 03
    South Bridge: Intel 82801GHM (ICH7-M/U) rev A1
    Memory (RAM)
    Size: 2560 MB
    Type: DDR2-532 - Dual Channel
    Frequency: 266.1 MHz (1:2)
    Timings: 4-4-4-12
    Slot #1 Module: Qimonda - 512 MB (4300)
    Slot #2 Module: Kingston - 2048 MB (5300)
    Graphics Card (GPU)
    GPU Type: ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
    VRAM Size: 256 MB


    GhosT_Hv said:
    MSI R7770-PMD1GD5 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition is much more better than any of those.
    go get an HD 7770.


    Okay, thanks. What would be second best? If I can't get my hands on a MSI? Also, if you don't mind me asking, how can I be sure that it will work with my machine?
  3. GhosT_Hv said:
    arock1211 said:
    arock1211 said:
    Okay, so I'm still a bit new to the graphics card game, bear with me. I have a Dell Inspiron 9400 with these specs http://valid.canardpc.com/zb6fvv
    And I'm trying to get a little bit of pep in the old girl's step. Not exactly to play really demanding games like Battlefield 4, just like Civilization 4 or Battleground Europe. Now, I need to decide between 4 graphics cards: The SAPPHIRE 100323-2L Radeon HD 6570
    The MSI R7770-PMD1GD5 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
    The SAPPHIRE 100242L Radeon HD 4850
    Or the EVGA 512-P3-1150-TR GeForce GTS 250.
    Any help would be appreciated!

    Updated Specs:
    Updated specs:
    Dell Inspiron 9400
    Name: Genuine Intel CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz
    Threading: 1 CPU - 2 Cores - 2 Threads
    Frequency: 798.31 MHz (6 * 133.05 MHz)
    Architecture: Yonah (65 nm)
    CPUID / Stepping: 6.E.8 / 6.E (C0)
    CPU Extensions: MMX, SSE Caches: L1: 64 KB / L2: 2048 KB
    Microcode: 0x0000039
    Temperature: 45°C Voltage: 0.95 Volts
    Type: Stock
    Motherboard
    Model: Dell 0YD479
    BIOS: Dell Inc. - A03 - 07/29/2006
    CPU Socket: Socket 479 mPGA
    North Bridge: Intel i945PM rev 03
    South Bridge: Intel 82801GHM (ICH7-M/U) rev A1
    Memory (RAM)
    Size: 2560 MB
    Type: DDR2-532 - Dual Channel
    Frequency: 266.1 MHz (1:2)
    Timings: 4-4-4-12
    Slot #1 Module: Qimonda - 512 MB (4300)
    Slot #2 Module: Kingston - 2048 MB (5300)
    Graphics Card (GPU)
    GPU Type: ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
    VRAM Size: 256 MB


    GhosT_Hv said:
    MSI R7770-PMD1GD5 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition is much more better than any of those.
    go get an HD 7770.


    Okay, thanks. What would be second best? If I can't get my hands on a MSI? Also, if you don't mind me asking, how can I be sure that it will work with my machine?


    hey asrock1211,
    show us your whole system specs.


    How? This is about as specific as I can get: http://valid.canardpc.com/zb6fvv
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