Upgrading 9400GT .. 125$ Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Product Last response: June 3, 2010 4:40 PM in Graphics & Displays Share hessieng June 3, 2010 2:15:36 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: 6 months ago BUDGET RANGE: 100$ ~ 125$ USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming [mostly new games just cause 2, starcraft 2 (when it comes out) ) i want to be able to play them at medium with good performance) CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: 9400GT nvidia OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: inte core 2 duo 2.8 , 2 GB RAM DDR2 (upgrading soon with the GPU) PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: None ill be buying at a store PARTS PREFERENCES: Anything that does good OVERCLOCKING: Yes / No / Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes / No / Maybe MONITOR RESOLUTION: Ill be updating with my graphics card ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: need a good card that could stay for a while .. like 6 ~10 months be4 buying a new one More about : upgrading 9400gt 125 rolli59 a c 1410 U Graphics card June 3, 2010 2:32:19 PM For $125 you should be looking at GTS250, HD4850 and HD5750. m 0 l hessieng June 3, 2010 2:43:57 PM i just read that the HD 5750 DirectX Compliance: 11.0 and the gts 250 is 10.0 is that true? if it is .. then i would be thinking of only the HD 5750 am i right? m 0 l Related resources Upgrading from 9400GT on a $180 budget (Total n00b) - Forum i want to upgrade from nvidia 9400gt to a new GPu - Forum Planning on upgrading CPU, how big of a difference is 95W Max TDP and 125W? - Forum Upgrading my nvidia 9400gt - Forum Upgrading 9400GT, $250 budget - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolli59 a c 1410 U Graphics card June 3, 2010 4:32:34 PM HD5750 is the only DX11 card I listed (newest generation). It will be hard to find it at a store though for $125, just saw one at bestbuy for $169. Online they are cheaper http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... m 0 l jaguarskx a c 365 U Graphics card June 3, 2010 4:40:42 PM I believe DX11 has a bit of a performance hit compared to DX10. So if you play a game that supports DX11, then it will probably look better than playing it in DX10 mode, but you will take a little performance hit. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Want to upgrade my system for better gaming : Intel Core2Duo@2.93; Asus motherboard, Geforce 9400gt Forum Upgrading a 9400GT 512Mb to HD5670/6670. Is it worth it? Forum SolvedUpgrading DELL Inspiron 660MT, $125 budget Forum SolvedUpgrading Radeon 4670, Budget $85 - $125 Forum GeForce 9400GT upgrade to GeForce GT 240 Forum Want to upgrade My 9400GT Forum SLI between GT220/___?/Upgrading GT 220, 125 pounds (~$200) budget Forum I want to upgrade my nvidia geforce 9400GT 1gb to 2010 version Forum SolvedCan i upgrade to 125w cpu on my acer? Forum Upgrading 9500 GT, (for WoW) $75 - $125 Budget. Forum OCZ agillity2 firmware at 1.25 needs upgrade to 1.37 Forum Which components should I get for a partial upgrade? [$125-$170] Forum Looking for advice - Graphics Card Upgrade - $100-125 budget Forum WTS/WTT: Windows 7 Pro Upgrade $125 Forum 89 watt to 125 watt cpu upgrade 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 !