I Don't Know What To Buy Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Product Last response: August 2, 2010 5:47 PM in Graphics & Displays Share kompooterkid July 18, 2010 9:39:19 PM I desperately need a new video card but i have no idea I'm looking at spending 130 ish but any suggestions would be greatly appreciated and thanks. More about : buy hunter315 a c 194 U Graphics card July 18, 2010 9:43:58 PM What resolution are you using? Do you have a free PCI-E 16x slot? A 5750 will keep you from needing to worry about if your PSU is strong enough, it requires a 6 pin PCI-E power connector, but doesnt draw much power. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Helltech a c 153 U Graphics card July 18, 2010 9:55:57 PM Like hunter said, can you list your monitor/resolution, motherboard, ram, cpu, and PSU? We can help you a lot more then. m 0 l Related resources Brand new to pc gaming need to know what to buy for £600/$1000 - Forum How to know what motherboard to buy? - Forum hi guys i want to know what motherboard should i buy with Radeon R7 260X ? - Forum I dont know what gfx card to buy - Forum How do i know what graphics card to buy - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kompooterkid July 18, 2010 9:56:14 PM ok I checked out the forum and realized I should have given more info... APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: the closer the better BUDGET RANGE: 130-150 USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming- Counter Strike Source, CoD MW2, Red Faction Guerilla, etc. Movies- HD 1080p new releases CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: Nvidia Geforce 7300 SE/7200 GS, PS480D-BK 480W ATX12V OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: 2 GB DDR2 Dual Channel RAM, Intel 82801 GB/GR/GH w/ PCIe x16 PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: I am familiar with Newegg, however if the same part is cheaper elsewhere than I can do that PARTS PREFERENCES: none OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe MONITOR RESOLUTION: (e.g.: 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1600x1200, 1680x1050, 1920x1080, 1920x1200) ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I have a dual monitor set up but only run games on one screen I have added an additional fan and run the computer from 3 internal HDs Thanks... m 0 l kompooterkid July 18, 2010 9:57:53 PM I left the resolution blank cause I have no idea but the best I can get I guess for my price range m 0 l Helltech a c 153 U Graphics card July 18, 2010 9:59:13 PM kompooterkid said:I left the resolution blank cause I have no idea but the best I can get I guess for my price range Whats the native resolution of the monitor you game on? m 0 l kompooterkid July 18, 2010 10:04:22 PM 1680 x 1050 m 0 l Helltech a c 153 U Graphics card July 18, 2010 10:20:10 PM If you can splurge about 15 dollars... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Its a pretty good deal since it has free shipping and its on sale this weekend only. m 0 l hunter315 a c 194 U Graphics card July 18, 2010 10:22:54 PM Go for the 5770 that helltech linked, its a good value and not too much more than the 5750, and it will handle your native resolution quite well. m 0 l combatpro July 18, 2010 11:27:08 PM ^+1 5770 is a better choice since it competes with the gtx 260 while the 5750 competes with the gts 250, its a step above m 0 l kompooterkid July 19, 2010 6:40:22 AM I was also looking at getting one of these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... but which would be better for my system? m 0 l kompooterkid July 19, 2010 6:43:25 AM Also just to double check PCIe 2.0 is backwards compatable with a PCIe x16 right? m 0 l Tamz_msc a b U Graphics card July 19, 2010 6:44:32 AM The 4850 will perform similarly to a 5750, though it will consume more power.The 5770 will perform better than both of them and is more future proof.So a 5770 is the best choice. m 0 l kompooterkid August 2, 2010 5:47:59 PM thanks a lot everybody im ordering this week, its 130 with a mail in rebate and it even comes with a USB HUB perfect! 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