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New Graphic Card: $80 max budget
Apr 10, 2010, 5:45 PM
I'm new of this community, and I need an help with the choosing of a new Graphic Card for my PC. I don't have a big budget, so I can spend at maximum 80$. Here are my pc configs:
- MB: ASRock 4CoreDual-VSTA
- CPU: DualCore Intel Pentium E5200, 1200 MHz (6 x 200)
- RAM: 2 GB
- HDD: Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 ATA Device 1TB
- Actual Graphic Card: ATI Radeon X1550 512 MB
If you need any other info on my PC that could help you in your choice, let me know and I'll tell you.
Thanks so much to help me =)
Apr 10, 2010
graphic card budget
Apr 10, 2010, 6:03 PM
Depending on your PSU, you could grab a 9800GT/GTX for ~$80-85 these days.
If the PSU can't handle it, you'll probably will need to get a 4670 or the 9600GT with out the PCIe 6 pin (IIRC, it was an ASUS "Green" 9600GT).
Apr 10, 2010, 6:21 PM
"230 V and 60/50 Hz" I read near the plug...
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Apr 10, 2010, 6:37 PM
You need to open the case and look at the PSU from the side. We're most interested in Brand, Wattage, and Amperage
Apr 10, 2010, 6:41 PM
You'll need to give us the Amperage on the 12-volt rail.
If your PSU is under 350Watts, get an HD5670. Best card for that type of PSU.
Apr 10, 2010, 6:46 PM
Can I find this info with Everest? I wouldn't like to open the PC at the moment xD
Apr 10, 2010, 6:52 PM
Nope. It'll take 2 seconds mate.
Apr 10, 2010, 6:55 PM
I found this: 450 W; 5/10 A; 230/115 Vac
Apr 10, 2010, 7:43 PM
450W...you'd be able to use a 6pin card just fine then. An HD4850 uses a max of 110Watts.
nVidia's cheapest 9800GTX+ is $20 more. Both cards perform the same.
Apr 10, 2010, 8:02 PM
And what can you tell me about the HD5670? Is it as powerful as this?
Apr 10, 2010, 8:49 PM
To be safe what brand and model is your psu, can't just throw any thing in there knowing that most people end up buying generic units due to lack of money.
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