Closed GPU upgrade for better gaming? Tags: Graphics Cards Gaming Graphics Last response: January 22, 2011 11:05 AM in Graphics & Displays Share AstroTC a b U Graphics card January 21, 2011 12:08:52 PM Hello all I have a pretty old system layin around that I would like to do some gaming on, my budget is EXTREMELY Limited due to high shipping cost, customs tax, etc. APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: 2-3 Weeks from today, No More than $100 USD (Dont think I qualify for rebates) USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming (Dragon Age 2 coming out soon) CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: Onboard Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500 & A-Power AK 680W 20+4-pin ATX PSU OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: E5700 @ 3.00GHz, Biostar G41D3 Intel G41 Socket 775,OCZ Gold 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 RAM PC3-6400 PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Amazon.com because I live in the Caribbean PARTS PREFERENCES: Not really OVERCLOCKING: If needed SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Nothing Fancy Need...Im just looking for some good framerates More about : gpu upgrade gaming Best solution Maziar a c 167 U Graphics card a b 4 Gaming January 21, 2011 12:17:38 PM HD 5670 is a good choice and can handle games fine on medium/high settings at 1280x1024 AstroTC a b U Graphics card January 21, 2011 4:40:38 PM I see alot of different 5670s which one would be the best? Im leaning towards this one: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0033WSDO2/ref=s9_simh... or http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0034JLTNG/ref=s9_simh... Related resources Which would be a better upgrade , GPU or monitor? - Forum What's better to upgrade ? GPU or CPU..? - Forum Should i upgrade my CPU or GPU for better Gaming ? - Forum What CPU+ GPU gives me a better gaming experience? - Forum New GPU or CPU for better performance in gaming ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Maziar a c 167 U Graphics card a b 4 Gaming January 22, 2011 6:12:37 AM Both are good brands,go with the one which you prefer more. AstroTC a b U Graphics card January 22, 2011 9:21:14 AM Best answer selected by AstroTC. Maziar a c 167 U Graphics card a b 4 Gaming January 22, 2011 11:05:07 AM This topic has been closed by Maziar Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBottleneck now and upgrade later or better gpu now worse gpu ForumBetter GPU for 3D Gaming ForumBetter CPU or GPU for gaming ForumWhich is better upgrade for gaming a rig? ForumBetter GPU vs Upgradability ForumUpgrading GPU , 2x 7900 GTX or newer better card? ForumA good gpu is better than an expensive cpu for gaming ? ForumWhat's the better upgrade -SSD or GPU ? ForumWhich would work better for gaming paired with this GPU ? ForumThe Better GPU ? ForumBetter GPU or dual monitor? Forum5760x1080 Eyefinity on HD 7870 ForumDell Inspiron 530 Desktop upgrade video graphics card ForumUpgarde or no upgrade . . . Forum6850's in Xfire - half the price of the GTX580, better performance? 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 !