hi all, new around here so thought i would introduce myself 1st.
name is mick, 41 male and from the uk.
hope to be a regular memner here as i have been coming here for a while but as yet not registered.
anyhow greetings to every1 here and hope to get to chat to some of you soon.
ok onto my question
im looking to purchase a gfx card to replace the integrated one i currently have.
i checked some of the guides out and followed them a little as to help you help me find what im looking for.
APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE:
Within The Next Few Weeks
USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT:
General Gaming With games like cod etc
home theater / watching movies
general pc use
CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY:
OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS:
HP Pavilion p7-1015uk
Motherboard - Cleveland
Form factor: Micro-ATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)
Chipset: Intel H67
Memory sockets: 4 x DDR3
Front side bus speeds: 2.5 GT/s
Processor socket: LGA 1155
1 PCI Express x16
3 PCI Express x1
1 Half-Length MiniCard x1
Processor - Intel Core i3 2100
Operating speed: Up to 3.1 GHz
Number of cores: 2
Bus speed: DMI (Direct Media Interface) - 2.5GT/s
Processor upgrade information
Socket type: LGA 1155
Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
Core i3-2xxx series
Core i5-2xxx series
Core i7-26xx series
something within my budget. a good all round card for the price that would do for me untill i upgrade to a new machine.
currently got 4gig ram but if card needed more that could also be an option.
hope to hear you suggestions and thank you for taking time out to help.
If you don't want to upgrade the power supply, your best option is the Radeon 7750. It will run on your PSU as it only draws 55W under full load and doesn't require any pci-e power connector. You can probably find it on a UK website but here's the card on newegg :