What graphic card is good and cheap for a 250w computer

i have a compaq presario cq5032f. with celeron cpu 450 @ 2.20ghz 2.19 ghz. intel g41 express chipset embedded graphic card.i wanted to know what kinda or graphic card can i install in my computer that can work with 250w and isnt that expensive and is not a bad card...thanx for you help.
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  1. HD5550/70 or HD6570
  2. rolli59 said:
    HD5550/70 or HD6570

    +1
  3. What is your budget?

    I would agree with rolli59.The 5570/6570 seems to be what your looking for.

    Sapphire 6570 $70 + Free Shipping

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102934
  4. Yes, 5570 is the best you can get with your power supply.

    p/s: I know this is off topic but can we put 2.1 graphic card in PCI-E 1.1? Just asking.
  5. acerace said:
    Yes, 5570 is the best you can get with your power supply.

    p/s: I know this is off topic but can we put 2.1 graphic card in PCI-E 1.1? Just asking.

    There have been issues with that setup, some board manufacturers fixed it with a BIOS update for some of their products but not nearly all. So the safe bet is if you have a version 1.x slot on your board then stay away from a 2.1 card.
  6. Ok, thanks for the fast reply.
  7. I wasn't able to find any 2.0 5570/6570's.And I highly doubt that Compaq still provides BIOS updates for that PC.

    I guess the 5550 is the next best thing.These are the only models currently avaible tho.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814141127
  8. Yah sure enough they don't even list that PC anymore.This was the next level up.The CQ5102F.I wouldn't think they vary much.

    http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01761432&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&lc=en&product=3987122#N208
  9. purple stank said:
    What is your budget?

    I would agree with rolli59.The 5570/6570 seems to be what your looking for.

    Sapphire 6570 $70 + Free Shipping

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102934
    thank you rolli and stank...one more question with that card i will be fine installing it in my computer without need of a power supply upgrade.250watts is fine for that card.
  10. Total power consumption will be about 200watts so you should be fine.
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