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Ge Force 440 GT Vs. Ge force 545 GT

Hye, what you think is the best card for me:

Galaxy - GeForce GT 440 1GB DDR3 PCI Express 2.0

or:

PNY - NVIDIA GeForce GT 545 1.5GB DDR3 PCI Express

My pc is a :

Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 - 2,93Ghz
Mother-board MS- 7525 (boston)
4gb memory card
PCI Express x16 and Intel GMA 3100
with 300W power supply

between this 2, what you recommend for me?

thanks :)
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  1. GT545 hands down, it may be only a gddr3 card but the extra shaders more than make up the difference plus it has better fill rates.
  2. nforce4max said:
    GT545 hands down, it may be only a gddr3 card but the extra shaders more than make up the difference plus it has better fill rates.


    So you think it's better the 545?, sorry but i'm from brazilian and i didn't understood the "hands down", hehe, but thank you anyway
    i want for games like NFS shift 2 and baseball 2k11, so i think it's good. =D ;)
  3. Best answer
    Hands down means that it is done and there is no more debate/talk. The gt545 is a lot better than a GT440 and i'll put it the same way.

    GT440 96 shaders, 8 Rop 128bit GDDR5
    GT545 144 shader 24 Rop 192bit GDDR3
  4. Thanks a lot nforce4max!
    So i think i'll buy that gt545

    i was seeing in best buy specifications and it's not saying anythin about Graphics Chip: Nvidia......but the name that is there is : PNY - NVIDIA GeForce GT 545

    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/PNY+-+NVIDIA+GeForce+GT+545+1.5GB+DDR3+PCI+Express+Graphics+Card/2734077.p?id=1218348985309&skuId=2734077&st=GT 545&cp=1&lp=1

    can i trust?
    sorry about this questions, now that i'm trying to understand this cards, ehehe
    and run 3d graphics resolutions right??

    thanks a looooooooooooot!! =D
  5. Best buy is sky high and don't like their stores and geek squad over there are a bunch of crack heads.

    Edit: Newegg doesn't have this card so you might have to order from there so stay on top of your bank in case you have to file a claim in case it doesn't come.
  6. nforce4max said:
    Best buy is sky high and don't like their stores and geek squad over there are a bunch of crack heads.

    Edit: Newegg doesn't have this card so you might have to order from there so stay on top of your bank in case you have to file a claim in case it doesn't come.



    Thanks a lot for the tips =D
    Do you recomend any other stores in NY?
    this card i only found in best buy, but the only doubt that i have with that card is about nvidia, is nvidia right?

    thanks, thanks, thaaaanks ! :sol:
  7. Wallmart, Newegg, Amazon, Tiger Direct, and Ebay.
  8. =D, i will see this sites , thanks

    what you think about that card:?

    PNY Technologies nVIDIA GeForce GT 440 1024MB PCIe Display Card

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/756989-REG/PNY_Technologies_VCGGT4401XPB_GeForce_GT_440_1024MB.html

    ehehhe, thankssssss
  9. Overpriced and weak, I wouldn't buy it to be honest. Its junk and older cards that can be bought for a lot less beat it.
  10. thanks a lottt nforce4max!! =D

    i think i will stay with PNY - NVIDIA GeForce GT 545 1.5GB DDR3 !

    The last doubt (just to make sure) is her specification...is saying that:
    PCI Express- or PCI-Express 2.0-compliant motherboard with 1 x16 graphics slot; 300W power supply

    i have:

    PCI Express x16
    Expansion slot:
    Slots de expansão:
    1 slot PCI Express x16 for video card
    2 slots PCI Express x1
    1 slots PCI

    Power supply: 300W

    Guess it's ok for me right? \o/

    Once again.. Thank you for the patience and the tips!
    B-)
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