Worth replacing my 8800gt 512 with a gts250 1024? Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: June 6, 2010 2:35 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Jay420 June 5, 2010 8:32:42 PM My friend is offering to give me or my buddy his old gts250 1024 Zotac wondering with my rig and resolution i play at if its worth taking it over my other friend. I have an E6420 2gigs of ram win xp native res of 1650x1050 P5BW-LA mobo my mobo is only pcie 1.0 but my 8800gt works fine it. will i see a performance different all? Cause as it stands in most games i have to turn down alot of the fx settings. If u think i wouldnt see a big diff then i would rather my friend take it. More about : worth replacing 8800gt 512 gts250 1024 Maziar a c 167 U Graphics card June 5, 2010 8:34:15 PM You will see a difference but its not anything huge. jerreece a b U Graphics card June 5, 2010 8:49:08 PM Agreed. The GTS 250 is basically comparable to the 8800GTS 512MB. Which was a little faster than the 8800GT that you have. However, we're not talking earth shattering by any means. Depending on what video card your buddy has, it might be a better upgrade for him. Related resources 8800GTS 512 mb VS 8800GT 1280x 1024 - Forum 8800GT 256mb vs 8800GT 512 mb - which on 1280x 1024 - Forum Go 8800gt sli or new card? - Forum ATI Radeon 5750 <-> nVidia GTS250 - Forum Asus 8800GT 512 MB or Asus 9600GT 1024 MB! Urgent Help!! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer wa1 a c 189 U Graphics card June 6, 2010 1:53:01 AM Yes, GTS250 is a little bit faster than 8800GT, it's a new tech, less heat, so if your friend want to give you then grab it... rolli59 a c 940 U Graphics card June 6, 2010 1:54:38 AM Free upgrades are always nice upgrades! Maziar a c 167 U Graphics card June 6, 2010 10:06:27 AM Well the OP didn't mention its free but if its,then why not a little more performance without paying anything is always great alhanelem June 6, 2010 10:08:55 AM get the gts 250 and give your 8800 gt to the other friend karthik_11 June 6, 2010 10:19:37 AM Give me your 8800 gt model. szymek June 6, 2010 2:35:41 PM better replace your cpu with something with more cores and with bigger clock. I'm not saying i7 but pII 955 would do for you and then in the future think about gpu upgrade. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSuggestions for video card for nF590: 4770 or GTS250 ? ForumIs a 8800GT 512 MB better than 2 x (SLi) 7800GTX's? - Urgent!! Forum8800gt 512 to 4870 X2 2gb upgrade - worth it? ForumX1950 Pro 512 MB vs 8800GT - worth the upgrade? Forum9800gt versus gts250 ForumGTS250 and GTS450 difference? ForumResolution Worth Giving up Detail ForumOpinions on BFG GeForce 8800 GT OverClocked Video Card - 512 MB for FSX Forum8800GT 1GB Vs. 9800GT 512 MB? ForumBest card to play in resolution 1280 x 1024 with high AA + AF ForumUpgrading my 8800gt 512 . Bottleneck question. Forumwill 8800gt 256 do or must i have 512 mb version? Forum256 mb 8800gt vs 512 mb 9600 gt ForumWhich driver? gts250 ForumEVGA FTW or Gigabyte GTX 670? 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 !