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June 1, 2009 8:57:00 PM

Hey, my computer is

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

I want to upgrade from my 9800 gt to a 1gb card. I want an nvidia card that's evga, should I go with a GTX 260 or a GTS 250, are either compatible with my comp?

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June 4, 2009 2:09:15 PM

Ok i can give you some suggestions, first your cpu and memory look good with only the video card lacking.

An important note: before buying a new video card make sure your psu can support it and that i can fit in the case. i wasnt able to find what your psu is and the case looks small, most modern cards are quite large.

the gts 250 is a rebranded 9800gtx+ which means you will only get a small improvement over your current card. The gtx260 would give u a good boost but still not huge. You might want to consider a gtx260 core 216 or gtx275, these will give u close to 2x - 2.5x the performance. Also remember that more memory doesnt always mean better performance.

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June 4, 2009 2:21:14 PM

1. its spelled "you" and his CPU and memory look great...not good

2. both the 250 and 260 are compatible with your PC but the gtx260 does a far better job of utilizing 1gb memory then the 250. You would see difference between a 512mb and 1GB GTS250.
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