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Which graphics card for my system?

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February 27, 2010 6:39:18 AM


This is the system I am planning to build:
-500W PSU
-AMD Phenom II x4 965 Black Edition 3.4Ghz
-Kingston 4GB (2x2GB) DDR2 1066MHz/PC2-8500 HyperX Memory CL5 2.2V
-Gigabyte GA-M720-US3 Motherboard
-Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 16MB Cache Hard Drive

The only component I need to decide on is the graphics card.
I have £60-65 to spend on it and have no idea what to buy.
Although it may be pushing it, it would be great if this system would run GTA4.

Thanks in advance.

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a b U Graphics card
February 27, 2010 7:39:56 AM

Honestly you could drop back to the 955 to save a bit, it OC's just as well as the 965. Then put more to the GPU, also if you arent going to be OC'ing there isnt much point in getting a BE processor.
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February 27, 2010 12:55:45 PM

-500W PSU

This is the part that concerns me the most....

Why's that?
a c 170 U Graphics card
February 27, 2010 12:57:57 PM

I think it will be fine:
"450 Watt or greater power supply with one 75W 6-pin PCI Express® power connectors recommended (600 Watt and two 6-pin connectors for ATI CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode)"