Advise on graphics card upgrade Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: April 18, 2010 2:42 PM in Graphics & Displays Share The_Wounded April 18, 2010 11:03:59 AM It's time to upgrade my old graphics card but I can't decide what new one to buy. My current system: Intel Pentium Dual-Core E6300 (2,8Ghz) 4GB Corsair Twinx Memory MSI N9600GT 512MB Games I play the most at the moment are: Battlefield Bad Company 2 EVE Online Mass Effect 2 Sacred 2 UT 3 I have been looking at replacing it with the following cards: Nvidia GTX260 Nvidia GTX275 Ati Radeon 5770 Ati Radeon 5830 I just wonder if putting something like the 5830 or GTX275 has any use or will the games be bottlenecked by the CPU. More about : advise graphics card upgrade Maziar a c 169 U Graphics card April 18, 2010 11:11:47 AM What resolution do you play at ? Between them,HD 5830 performs the best The_Wounded April 18, 2010 11:16:31 AM I'm playing games at 1680x1050 on a 22" widescreen lcd monitor (Acer P221W) Related resources upgrading graphics card need advise asap. - Forum Need advise in Graphics Card upgrade - Forum Upgrading Graphics Card and RAM, some advise? - Forum Please give me some advise if I should upgrade my graphic card - Forum Need advise on Graphic Card upgrade - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer shadow187 a c 130 U Graphics card April 18, 2010 11:41:07 AM An HD5770 will work fine at 1680x1050. I wouldn't trust an HD5850 to an E6300 unless you can OC it a bit. shubham1401 a b U Graphics card April 18, 2010 11:45:56 AM +1 for HD5770. Maziar a c 169 U Graphics card April 18, 2010 12:05:07 PM For that resolution,a HD 5770 suffices and can play games well rolli59 a c 1363 U Graphics card April 18, 2010 1:06:30 PM 1 more vote for HD5770 The_Wounded April 18, 2010 1:11:33 PM I take it it would have to be the 1gb edition rolli59 a c 1363 U Graphics card April 18, 2010 1:32:20 PM Yes that would be recommended for your resolution, it will help with AA and AF. Maziar a c 169 U Graphics card April 18, 2010 2:42:37 PM 1GB vs 512MB won't make a noticeable difference but if the price difference isn't much go for 1GB Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedGraphics Card question/advise please Forum Upgrading our family PC by buying a graphic card, need advise Forum Need advise on a new graphics card in the range of £250 Forum Solvedneed advise for graphics card and mobo Forum Solvedneed advise for graphics card Forum advise on graphics card for Adobe processing Forum SolvedNeed Advise FOr BEST Graphic Card for my PC Forum Advise for purchasing a graphics card Forum PSU-Graphics Card Advise Forum Please advise a video card upgrade Forum graphics card advise Forum SolvedAdvise for my next graphic cards Forum Graphics card advise Forum HP Pavilion Slimline graphics card(Advise/Help) Forum Please Advise about Graphics card Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !