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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Maziar Graphics card Master April 18, 2010 11:11:47 AM What resolution do you play at ? Between them,HD 5830 performs the best | Report abuse The_Wounded April 18, 2010 11:16:31 AM I'm playing games at 1680x1050 on a 22" widescreen lcd monitor (Acer P221W) | Report abuse shadow187 Graphics card Master 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. | Report abuse Related ressources Please give me some advise if I should upgrade my graphic card - Forum Advise for Very low Budget Graphics Card ? - Forum HP advise against graphics and PSU upgrade - Forum Need advise on Graphic Card upgrade - Forum Need advise in Graphics Card upgrade - Forum Ask the community Publish shubham1401 Graphics card Authority April 18, 2010 11:45:56 AM +1 for HD5770. | Report abuse Maziar Graphics card Master April 18, 2010 12:05:07 PM For that resolution,a HD 5770 suffices and can play games well | Report abuse rolli59 Graphics card Master April 18, 2010 1:06:30 PM 1 more vote for HD5770 | Report abuse The_Wounded April 18, 2010 1:11:33 PM I take it it would have to be the 1gb edition | Report abuse rolli59 Graphics card Master April 18, 2010 1:32:20 PM Yes that would be recommended for your resolution, it will help with AA and AF. | Report abuse Maziar Graphics card Master 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 | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Advise on graphics card upgrade> Related ressources: Forumupgrade video card on old machine... advise ? ForumUpgrade Advise ForumAdvise to upgrade my Geforce 7300 ForumPlease advise me on upgrades for my system, 560ti to 670 or 7950? ForumAdvise on upgrade ForumMajor Upgrade Advise Needed. ForumGaming graphics card upgrade advice needed ForumGaming graphics card upgrade advice needed ForumUpgrade Advise £500 budget ForumMy game is telling me I need to install Physx, but I have an AMD card? ForumCannot Resume from Standby After Installing video card ! ForumDead NVIDIA GeForce GT120 Video Card on Gateway LX6810 Computer - Replacement Op ForumComputer not detecting graphics card ForumBest GPU Upgrade? ForumPowercolor 4850 HD Play! Card Do Multiple Outputs work at same time? 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 !