Solved Replacement Graphic card for Q6600 Tags: Graphics Cards Corsair Graphics Last response: May 8, 2010 5:00 AM in Graphics & Displays Share wabafet April 18, 2010 6:28:42 PM Ok, the graphic card on my son's PCs is dying (snows when games are played). PC Configuration Intel Q6600 G0 (OC to 3.0GHz) MB - Gigabyte EP45-DS3 RAM Corsair TWIN2X4096-8500C5DF PSU Corsair VX550 or HX620 LCD - 1920X1080 Uses - Programming, Gaming I expect the life expectancy of this PC to be another 2-3 years Question - What best value/performance graphic card on the market today would you recommend for this configuration and Why? Thank you for your help. Kesda More about : replacement graphic card q6600 Maziar a c 169 U Graphics card April 18, 2010 6:45:32 PM HD 5850 would be a great choice anhtrue April 18, 2010 6:47:01 PM If you want to buy a budget graphic card, 5770 would be better Related resources New CPU bundle to replace Q6600 - Forum My graphic card needs replacing - Forum Q6600 and modern graphics cards - Forum Need help choosing a card for my Q6600 2.4Ghz :'( - Forum Please help me choose a replacement graphics card - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Maziar a c 169 U Graphics card April 18, 2010 6:52:21 PM Yes if you can't afford the HD 5850 then 5770 is the way to go Best solution rolli59 a c 1311 U Graphics card April 18, 2010 7:09:15 PM Share HD5770 ~$150 handles everything well at 1920 x 1080 HD5850 ~$300 handles everything great at 1920 x 1080 It is all a matter of how much money you want to spend kesda April 28, 2010 12:44:53 AM Thank you for all your feedback. I am leaning towards the HD5770 as it is probably the one within my budget. A question I have - Is the HD5770 a good combo with the Q6600 @3GHz? Would either be a bottleneck for the other OR is this question in the "Not Applicable/Relevant" category? Cheers ct1615 a c 235 U Graphics card April 28, 2010 12:47:41 AM the q6600 and ATI 5770 make a very good combo rolli59 a c 1311 U Graphics card April 28, 2010 1:42:26 AM ^+1 great combo. kesda April 28, 2010 7:15:44 AM Well, came home today and was told the old graphic card has just died. So it is a HD 5750 card I will be buying tomorrow. Thank you very much all for your help. Cheers!!! wabafet May 8, 2010 5:00:32 AM Best answer selected by wabafet. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumQ6600 bad performance ForumGood Graphic Card for Q6600 2.4 Mhz ForumGraphics Card Replacement Help ForumGraphics card replacement ForumCore 2 Quad Q6600 2.4ghz overclock or replacement ? ForumGraphics card replacement ForumGeForce 8400 replacement ForumReplacing Q6600 ForumI5-3570K from q6600 or upgrade to GTX670? ForumLow - Mid Range Motherboard and CPU replacement ForumGT5678 Desktop PC Core 2 Quad Q6600 won't recognize Radeon HD 6870 ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix ForumHELP IDENTIFYING AN NVIDIA agp GRAPHICS CARD.... Forum[Solved] Need upgrade which card would be best compatible with my inspiron 530 ForumHelp crysis+graphics card+1280x1024 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 !