Upgrading from onboard hd 4200 Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Product Last response: July 12, 2010 8:04 PM in Graphics & Displays Share jerameez July 12, 2010 4:10:07 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: this week USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: home theater/watching movies, stream a lot of online video including mlb.tv, light editing of captured online video, very, very, very little gaming CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: onboard Radeon HD 4200 and Antec Basiq 430W ATX12V OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: BIOSTAR A785G3 AM3, AMD Athlon II X3 440 Rana 3.0GHz, G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com or really any other reputable site that ships to the USA PARTS PREFERENCES: I'll take your word on this OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Not in the foreseeable future MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1360 x 768 i think (47 in Vizio LCD) Edit: I don't want to pay more than $150.00 (unless it is somehow justified) More about : upgrading onboard 4200 jryan388 a b U Graphics card July 12, 2010 4:36:06 PM How about a Radeon 5570? Or if that is too much power, a 4650? After those, it's a big step down to a 5450 or 4550. m 0 l jerameez July 12, 2010 5:23:20 PM That level on the hierarchy is where I was originally going to go. What about the gt 240 in comparison to the 5570? All the articles that I'm reading refer to gaming, which I'm not to interested in. m 0 l Related resources Sapphire HD 6850, Onboard HD 4200, Eyefinity - Forum Help: Hybrid CrossfireX with onboard HD4200 and HD6870 - Forum ATI HD 4200 (ONBOARD), no DVI or HDMI output? - Forum ATI HD 4200 (ONBOARD) TROUBLE USING DUAL MONITORS. PLEASE HELP. - Forum Resolution problems with Onboard HD4200 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jerameez July 12, 2010 6:47:39 PM Now I'm looking at the Sapphire 5670 512 mb (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...) Any other thoughts? I might just pull the trigger. m 0 l jerameez July 12, 2010 8:04:25 PM Thanks for everyone's help... (ahem, ahem)... j/k I'm going with the Sapphire HD 4850 for $80 after rebate. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUpgrading a Radeon HD 4200 series "graphics card" on a laptop? Forum Disable Onboard Hd 4200 with new 9800 GT?? Forum Onboard HD4200GPU VS HD2600 PRO VIDEO CARD Forum SolvedUpgrading ATI Radeon HD 4200 Forum SolvedUpgrading from HD 4600 onboard graphics (need help) Forum SolvedUpgrading ATI Radeon HD 4200 on a shoestring! Forum Upgrading ATI Radeon HD 4200. Forum Upgrading ATI Radeon HD4200 (Integrated) and multiple displays Forum Upgrading Integrated Radeon HD4200 to play Skyrim, Please Recommend a Graphics Card Forum SolvedUpgrading from Onboard GPU (Radeon HD 3200) Forum Upgrading from Radeon HD 4200 Forum SolvedI have an ATI mobility radeon HD 4200. can I upgrade? Forum SolvedATI Radeon HD 4200 need to upgrade Forum Upgrading a Radeon 4200 hd Forum Upgrading a Radeon hd 4200 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 !