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What is an optimal graphics card for my computer
Feb 23, 2012, 3:28 PM
I am looking for a new graphics card due to my old one having an overheating problem.
I am looking for a graphics card around 80-120$ for gaming.
-Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506)
-System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
-System Model: p7-1110
-BIOS: Ver: CAR_714.ROM vCAR7.14
-Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.3GHz
-Memory: 6144MB RAM
-Available OS Memory: 6050MB RAM
500W Power supply, and i use my TV as my monitor.
Feb 23, 2012
what optimal graphics card computer
Feb 23, 2012, 3:31 PM
What brand power supply and.resolution of tv?
Also if.your.old gpu.is overheating have you tried blowing the heatsink out or reapplying.the thermal paste?
Feb 23, 2012, 3:32 PM
Zumax is the brand of power supply.
Resolution is 1920x1080.
No I haven't, it is an nvidia 8800GT
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Feb 23, 2012, 3:46 PM
Reapplying some thermal paste might be the cheapest option.
But if you want a new card in that range I'd go for 6770/6790.
Feb 23, 2012, 3:49 PM
Any links to some tutorials on how to apply the thermal paste?
Feb 23, 2012, 3:56 PM
I would not go lower than 6850. You will have to skip few lunches but it is worth the extra $20 over your budget.
Feb 23, 2012, 4:00 PM
For 1080p I would recommend spending slightly more for at least the HD6850 and preferably the HD6870.
Feb 23, 2012, 4:47 PM
And it will run okay with the specs of my computer?
Feb 23, 2012, 7:34 PM
As long as that psu isn't a truly terrible 500w those cards would be fine.
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