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October 6, 2010 1:13:10 PM

ok i want to upgrade my pc with a new graphics card and have not a clue as to which one to go for i mainly play online games so FPS is important and also play alot of movies via the PC budget wise dont really wanna go over £200
at the moment my pc Specs are

Windows 7 64-Bit
Intel Core 2 duo E7600 @3.06
4GB ram
Nvidia Geforce 9500 GT
also forgot to add res is 1680x1050 HD
i been looking at the NE5X460SF1142 - 2GB Palit GTX 460 Sonic, 3600MHz GDDR5, GPU 700MHz, 336 Cores, 2x DL DVI-I/ HDMI/ D-Sub priced at £187.37
just looking for some honest opinions

thanks in advance

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a c 363 U Graphics card
October 6, 2010 2:23:05 PM

You should also state your power supply specifications.

-Wolf sends
October 6, 2010 3:43:04 PM

sorry i knew i'd forget something

450W Quiet Dual Rail PSU
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a c 1174 U Graphics card
October 6, 2010 8:41:02 PM

I would say you would be making a good choice with the Palit you mentioned originally. 2GB is not necessary, but it doesn't hurt.
October 7, 2010 8:30:16 AM

well i was also wondering about going for the 2gb @ 700mhz or get a 1gb @800mhz not much in price difference but no idea of having more GB or Mhz is better
a c 1174 U Graphics card
October 7, 2010 3:10:23 PM

Technically, more GB is better, but only slightly, just a couple/few fps. For more Mhz, you can always overclock yourself. 800mhz is a pretty high factory overclock, and generally, the card maker uses higher quality components to ensure that the card is stable. So in conclusion, get the 1gb @ 800mhz.
a b U Graphics card
October 7, 2010 3:13:33 PM

Agreed, get the 1gb 800Mhz card. But also check for reviews and opinions from owners about it.