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Could I upgrade my graphics card, and what card?

I'm new to upgrading hardware, and I want to upgrade my graphics card to something that can run DayZ, Rust, etc. at decent settings.

Here's my system's spec's:

Motherboard
Model: Asus CM1745
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. - 5007 - 08/27/2012
CPU Socket: Socket FM2 (904)
North Bridge: AMD K15 IMC rev 00
South Bridge: AMD A85X FCH rev 2.4

Graphic Card
GPU Type: AMD Radeon HD 7400M Series (750 MHz)
VRAM Size: 1024 MB (667 MHz)

Processor
Name: AMD A8-5500 APU with Radeon HD Graphics
Threading 1: CPU - 4 Cores - 4 Threads
Frequency: 1399.67 MHz


Thanks! :)
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  1. whats your power supply? without knowing it, i would reccomend at most a 750ti without power connectors.

    we also need a budget to reccomend a good gpu. you may need to buy a psu to support the new card as well. the best card id get with the a8 without overclocking and slight bottlenecking is a gtx 760 or r9 280.
  2. jshoop said:
    whats your power supply? without knowing it, i would reccomend at most a 750ti without power connectors.

    we also need a budget to reccomend a good gpu. you may need to buy a psu to support the new card as well. the best card id get with the a8 without overclocking and slight bottlenecking is a gtx 760 or r9 280.


    I have a 286 watt power supply.

    Also, I apologize, I forgot to include my budget. Which is $90 for now.

    Not trying to sound cheap or anything, but would a GeForce GT 610 be able to be put in my computer? And would it run good?
  3. the gt 730 gddr5 version will be better. however, im not sure if 286 watts will work. what computer do you have? im guessing a prebuild dell, hp, or some brand like that?
  4. jshoop said:
    the gt 730 gddr5 version will be better. however, im not sure if 286 watts will work. what computer do you have? im guessing a prebuild dell, hp, or some brand like that?


    Asus CM1745 pre-built.
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    i reccomend saving a little more money to get something like this: it will provide alot better performance. getting such a low end card may not provide much benefits, since the a series gpus are pretty decent anyway. it would be more of a side step than step forward.

    anyway, heres my suggestion, its gonna be nearly twice your budget however.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Video Card: XFX Radeon R7 260X 1GB Core Edition Video Card ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.49 @ Amazon)
    Total: $169.48
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-10 23:25 EDT-0400

    i seriously suggest getting a better psu before upgrading anything else. psus that come with prebuilts are garbage. i wouldnt trust the lowest watt requiring gpu with the psu in there
  6. jshoop said:
    i reccomend saving a little more money to get something like this: it will provide alot better performance. getting such a low end card may not provide much benefits, since the a series gpus are pretty decent anyway. it would be more of a side step than step forward.

    anyway, heres my suggestion, its gonna be nearly twice your budget however.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Video Card: XFX Radeon R7 260X 1GB Core Edition Video Card ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.49 @ Amazon)
    Total: $169.48
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-10 23:25 EDT-0400

    i seriously suggest getting a better psu before upgrading anything else. psus that come with prebuilts are garbage. i wouldnt trust the lowest watt requiring gpu with the psu in there



    Will do, thanks for the help! :)
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