Need A gaming Graphics card

I need a gaming graphics card ...
my pc configuration is ..

Amd athlon 64 x2 Dual core,
asus M2n Mx Se motherboard ,
Ram 3Gb DDR 2 667
HDD samsung 160Gb
SmPs 400w
......


My on board Graphics is not able to gaming.. I need a good performance Graphics card for this system.. Plz help me..
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  1. get a gtx 460 1gb
  2. This Graphics card Ready to Work ma Board?????
  3. I very much doubt that car will work with your PSU.
    What resolution are you using to game at ?
    Your system would be best suited to a lower powered card. Do you know if the PSU has a PCIE cable to power a GPU ?
    I would probably play safe and stick with a card that does not need extra power.
    Something like this http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Powercolor/HD_6670/1.html

    If you look at the review you will see that the 5750 is the next card up and its possible to get a version of that card with no extra power needs.

    If you have a PCIE cable on your PSU then you could run a slightly better card with modest power needs.
    Your CPU isnt that strong and you would start running into restrictions with a card that was too powerful.
    This means the card could run faster even if only slightly but cant as it is held back by the CPU.
    This is what is (technically incorrectly) refereed to as a bottleneck.

    Any questions please ask.

    Mactronix :)
  4. am ready 2 change my SMPS.... :)
    Plz tell more :)
  5. Get a 500 - 600W Corsair, Antec, XFX or Seasonic.
  6. Double thread.
  7. Final Answer plz... Wt can i do for Gaming? :)
  8. Buy a game ?
  9. I hope you dont mind me jacking this thread but my girlfriend has a reasonably old system

    Mobo : Asus M2N SLI Deluxe
    Ram : 4Gb
    CPU : AMD Athlon 64+ 6000 overclocked to 3Ghz
    Current GFX : Nvidia 8800GTS
    PSW : 650watts

    Running Windows XP.

    I was hoping to upgrade her graphics card. Any suggestions?
  10. Ya nfs Shift 2 :)
  11. supermato said:
    I hope you dont mind me jacking this thread but my girlfriend has a reasonably old system

    Mobo : Asus M2N SLI Deluxe
    Ram : 4Gb
    CPU : AMD Athlon 64+ 6000 overclocked to 3Ghz
    Current GFX : Nvidia 8800GTS
    PSW : 650watts

    Running Windows XP.

    I was hoping to upgrade her graphics card. Any suggestions?



    Better make you're own thread about this ?
  12. Anyway, like Tarekwm said ; a gtx 460 will do fine for you both.
  13. meajithks said:
    am ready 2 change my SMPS.... :)
    Plz tell more :)


    The GTX 460 is a good place to start once you have a decent PSU, Jordy's list is fine but just personally I would go for a Corsair TX650 Great all round PSU that can be taken on to a higher spec PC at a later date.

    Do you have a budget and where would you buy from ? If you give us a budget and a link to a shop maybe we can find you a bargain.

    Mactronix :)
  14. I would suggest a Radeon 6670. it is on par with the 460 and has lesser power requirements, including no 6 pin power plug needed.
  15. tlmck said:
    I would suggest a Radeon 6670. it is on par with the 460 and has lesser power requirements, including no 6 pin power plug needed.



    I would suggest that i want some of what you are on :D Seriously a 460 is easily 75%+ faster/better than a 6670.

    Mactronix :)
  16. Sure it works on his mobo ? I'm to lazy to check for the pci-e version.
  17. mactronix said:
    I would suggest that i want some of what you are on :D Seriously a 460 is easily 75%+ faster/better than a 6670.

    Mactronix :)



    :lol:
  18. Look at the bird, looks like it's pretty strong stuff !
  19. Hy Frndz... Im gonna buy Ati RADEON HD 6670 1GB Video DDR5 (Entry level) Graphics card ,,,, Any Problem For performance ??? :(
  20. meajithks said:
    Hy Frndz... Im gonna buy Ati RADEON HD 6670 1GB Video DDR5 (Entry level) Graphics card ,,,, Any Problem For performance ??? :(


    Don't.

    Get GTX 460 or Radeon HD 6870, depending on your needs and which one is less expensive. The 6870 is slightly better.

    If you want to try full-1080p, go with Radeon 6870. If you can find one cheaper and plan on gaming at nothing higher than 1440x900, go for the GTX 460.

    I have a GTX 460 in my backup PC, and it can run Skyrim or Battlefield 3 or anything else I throw at it, in 1440x900 high settings.

    YOU DO NOT WANT 6670 it is weak.

    http://www.hwcompare.com/10836/geforce-gtx-460-1gb-vs-radeon-hd-6670-oem-1gb/

    Here is a GTX 460 for $119 after the rebate. Spend the extra $40..!

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500202
  21. Don't go for AMD if you wanne be safe. I think you have a 1.0 mobo and the 2.1 cards can give you problems. A 6870 would be to much for the dual core anyway i think.
    Best choice imo would be the gtx460.
  22. tnx Frndzz>>>>: :)
  23. GreenDutchAlien said:
    Don't go for AMD if you wanne be safe. I think you have a 1.0 mobo and the 2.1 cards can give you problems. A 6870 would be to much for the dual core anyway i think.
    Best choice imo would be the gtx460.



    Ati radeon Hd 4670 DDR3 1GB PCI-E 2.0 Card is gud to ma pc ?? ? I thing ma PCIe slot 1.1. This card ready to WOrk my Mother board??? ?
  24. Ya, 2.0 is gud for 1.0 slot. If pcie slot is 1.1, also 2.1 card is gud.
  25. mactronix said:
    I would suggest that i want some of what you are on :D Seriously a 460 is easily 75%+ faster/better than a 6670.

    Mactronix :)


    My apologies. Late night. I meant 6850. I had just read another article and had 6670 on the brain.
  26. GreenDutchAlien said:
    Ya, 2.0 is gud for 1.0 slot. If pcie slot is 1.1, also 2.1 card is gud.



    Man now am gonna Buy a Ati radeon hd 4670 DDR3 1gb for M2n mx Se , Bkz My pc Not good . I hope next year (after 3 months ) buy a new intel i5 2500k Pc. So am not need spend lot of money for my old dam system. I thing the better idea Is buy a new intel i5 2500k pc ( Budget 50000 to 70000 indian rupees) ..

    What Am do now.. Keep moving With Ati radeon 4670 DDR3 1gb ?? Plz Say Frndzz..


    http://in.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM2/M2NMX_SE/#overview

    Check This link and say ur final Opinion. I hope your Reply..:)
    Am very doubt person and sorry for Asking this type of repeat question. :(


    Note:-

    ( Hy guys, I dnt know english very well .. :( plz forget my Funny Grammar Mistakes ;) )
  27. If you have decided not to spend out on a new PSU now and just want a cheap upgrade to keep you going then a 4670 is a decent option.

    Mactronix :)
  28. mactronix said:
    If you have decided not to spend out on a new PSU now and just want a cheap upgrade to keep you going then a 4670 is a decent option.

    Mactronix :)



    hi hi :D
    I like Ur style
    :love:
  29. Wow, Mac, you've got a fan :lol:
  30. GreenDutchAlien said:
    Wow, Mac, you've got a fan :lol:



    He is a Great man..:) U also.. :) Ha HA
  31. You make up for all the rude people who ask things here and then when they have the answer they need, never been heard of again, not even a simple "thanks".

    +1 !!!

    :D
  32. GreenDutchAlien said:
    You make up for all the rude people who ask things here and then when they have the answer they need, never been heard of again, not even a simple "thanks".

    +1 !!!

    :D



    Thanks.. :)
  33. Thanks indeed, you go a little way for some people and it means quite a lot.
    Glad to have been of help

    Mactronix :)
  34. mactronix said:
    Thanks indeed, you go a little way for some people and it means quite a lot.
    Glad to have been of help

    Mactronix :)



    :) :)
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