Need help with new GPU Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs RAM Graphics Last response: December 23, 2010 11:11 AM in Graphics & Displays Share friedrichvogt December 23, 2010 10:13:27 AM hey guys im about to buy a new gpu but im not sure if i need to upgrade my RAM. currently i've got 3gb ddr2 ram and the nvidia 8500 gt. my question is if I upgrade to a gtx 460 or an hd6850 will I need to upgrade to ddr3 ram? thanks for the help! More about : gpu Tamz_msc a b U Graphics card December 23, 2010 10:18:21 AM Post entire Specs, including PSU and monitor resolution. rolli59 a c 1382 U Graphics card December 23, 2010 10:18:28 AM No, the type of system ram is independent from the vram on the GPU. The cards will work fine with DDR2 ram. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer purple stank a c 214 U Graphics card December 23, 2010 11:11:05 AM Yes plz list your full system specs... Also what types of games are you going to be playing? And what is your budget,maybe we can help you get the best deal for your money Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed new GPU help please! Forum SolvedNeed help choosing new GPU Forum SolvedNeed help with buying a new GPU Forum SolvedNeed new GPU(s) for triple monitor, please Help. Forum SolvedNeed help choosing new gpu Forum SolvedGPU upgrade options; I need some help. (Crossfire versus new GPU?) Forum SolvedNew rig in the works need help with gpu Forum SolvedNeed some help choosing a new gpu. What's the best option? Forum SolvedNeed help deciding on my new GPU config: Start with a Watercooled GTX 760 or Aircooled 770? Forum SolvedNeed help with buying a new GPU Forum SolvedNeed help with getting a new GPU Forum SolvedNeed help choosing a new GPU, $300. Forum Solvedneed help in buying a new gpu!help! Forum SolvedI'm in the market for a new GPU! I need help deciding which has the best bang for my buck. Forum SolvedNeed help choosing a new gpu for gaming Forum SolvedNeed help looking for a new GPU Forum Solvedpossible motherboard issue, no video signal with old/new/integrated GPU after sstem self shut down, need help! Forum SolvedLooking for a new motherboard and GPU need some compatibility help Forum Solvedneed some help choosing new gpu Forum SolvedNeed help with new gpu 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 !