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Need help with new GPU

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
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!

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a b U Graphics card
December 23, 2010 10:18:21 AM

Post entire Specs, including PSU and monitor resolution.
a c 1646 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.
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