Looking for a better GPU.

Hi, I have a budget of £100 and I'm looking to upgrade my GPU so I can play the latest FPS/RTS games on decent settings, without fps issues.


Here's my current computer:


Packard Bell iextreme M5722

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 220

CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q8300 @ 2.50GHz

Ram: 6.00 GB dual-channel DDR2@399MHz (6-6-6-18)

Motherboard: Packard Bell EG43M (CPU 1)

PSU: 250w

OS: Windows 7 64-bit

Resoultion: 1920x1080@60Hz
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  1. Impossible without PSU replacement. You might get by with a GT240 card on your PSU but it will struggle with your resolution.
  2. Yeah I'll get a new PSU aswell if it's necessary, although I can't really stretch my budget over £120. I've done some quick searching and saw a 500w PSU for £45 but I honestly don't what would be the best value GPU for my pricerange. Any ideas?
  3. This PSU http://www.ebuyer.com/product/240998
    Nvidia GTS450 card http://www.ebuyer.com/product/237671
    AMD/ATI HD5750 card http://www.ebuyer.com/product/245511
    Is the closest I can recommend to that budget and resolution.
    Other cards to look at good deal on that are similar in performance would be HD4850 or GTS250.
  4. Thanks for the info, I'll get the GTS450 and the Corsair 430W CX PSU.
  5. Enjoy!
  6. I would recommend at least the HD5770 for 1080p;
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-149-XF&groupid=701&catid=56&subcat=1515
    And it would be a very good idea to stretch your budget slightly for a GTX 460;
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/768mb-asus-gtx-460-top-3680mhz-gddr5-gpu-700mhz-shader-clock-1400mhz-336-cores-2xdl-dvi-mhdmi
    The GTX 460 is the way to go if you can afford it. It will make a real difference at your resolution and is the best choice for the money. For reference at high resolutions the HD5770 is approximately 15% faster than the HD5750 on average while the GTX 460 768mb is approximately 40% faster(and can overclock a very large amount on top of that.)
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