Upgrade Suggestions Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: December 6, 2011 2:03 AM in Graphics & Displays Share treat2day November 29, 2011 5:17:13 PM I want to improve my system graphics. Streaming is important. I am a web designer. Budget Maximum $250 - prefer buying amazon.com as a prime customer I use a dual monitor and sometimes my Sony HDTV as well. (3 total) My current specification PC System Type Desktop The system clock interval 15 ms Graphics ATI Radeon HD 4650 The H-RS880-uATX (Aloe) motherboard Processor AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 945 Processor CPU Code Name Deneb Turbo CORE Not Supported Virtual Technology Enabled SLAT Supported Hyper Threading Not Supported Memory Physical Memory 16376 MB Total, 12922 MB Free Memory Load 21% Virtual Memory 38649 MB Total, 34774 MB Free Primary hard disk 1838GB Total Secondary hard drive 1000GB Windows System Assessment CPU Score 7.30 Memory Score 7.50 Graphics Score 5.40 D3D Score 6.50 (3D business and gaming graphics performance) Disk Score 5.90 Windows Experience Index 5.40 (Base score) More about : upgrade suggestions beltzy a b U Graphics card November 29, 2011 6:06:19 PM Hi there- do you do any 3d rendering or gaming? Most of the reviews, etc on this site are geared towards gaming performance. What specifically do you want to improve? treat2day November 29, 2011 6:13:20 PM I want to improve my streaming resource memory? I have a video blog. I am sometime watching netflix when editing video files. My internet speed is 30 mb I don't do gaming but I figured a gaming capable computer would give me better streaming. Related resources Suggestions on Upgrade - Forum Suggestions on Upgrade - Forum Gaming GPU Upgrade Suggestions - Forum Looking to Upgrade ! Suggestions are appreciated! - Forum PC Upgrade Suggestions - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Helltech a c 153 U Graphics card November 29, 2011 6:18:55 PM It has little to do with your graphics cards and a lot more to do with your internet connection. Not to say a GPU won't help you're videos look a little better, but most of what you want to do has to do with your internet speed. treat2day November 29, 2011 8:52:49 PM I am not having an issue with slow connection, I thought the quality of the stream would convert to a better picture if the bitrate is 512k and not the usual bitrate at 1024k. Also the fan runs often, I have a 650 watt Antec.fan. treat2day December 6, 2011 2:03:16 AM Follow up. I ended up buying the XFX AMD Radeon HD6870 PCIE 2GB Dual Mini. The video editing on monitor, uploading on another and streaming the news during peak hour. My experience improved dramatically and I am very please with the results. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHardware upgrade suggestions ForumGPU Upgrade suggestions /advice !! ForumUpgrade suggestions ? ForumTime to upgrade mobo Suggestions Please!!! ForumUpgrade suggestions ForumUpgrade , need suggestions ForumVideo card upgrade geforce 6600, help, suggestions ForumWant to upgrade my build. 400$ budget. Suggestions ? ForumAny Suggestions For An Upgrade - Gaming PC ForumMotherboard upgrade suggestions ForumLooking to upgrade case, need suggestions ForumSuggestions / Tips for an upgrade on the cheap ForumPrebuilt cyberpower desktop- upgrade suggestions ForumNeed some Upgrade suggestions ForumCPU and socket upgrade suggestions 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 !