Solved HD 6570 over GT 240? Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: July 4, 2012 12:04 AM in Graphics & Displays Share floodit June 27, 2012 1:06:28 AM Looking for a low profile card that uses little power (and does not need additional power) and is narrower than 3.25". I put in this PNY GT 240 card from my old desktop last night but it is too wide and I cannot close the case (http://www3.pny.com/font-color999999GT-240-512MB-GDDR5-...). How does this one match up? Is it a serious upgrade or only minimal? MSI AMD Radeon R6570-MD1G/LP @ Amazon for $51 (seems like a decent deal) -- http://www.amazon.com/MSI-Radeon-R6570-MD1G-LP-Video/dp.... I can leave the case open but would prefer to have it closed. APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: ASAP BUDGET RANGE: ~$60 or less USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Light gaming. Already tested WoW and HL2 and they run perfectly fine on the GT 240. Installing Portal 2 now. Maybe Guild Wars 2. Maybe Diablo 3. CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: The PNY above. 280W AC 120/230 V 50/60 Hz PSU. OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: CPU: E6550 @ 2.33GHz, 2 GB RAM. PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: None PARTS PREFERENCES: None OVERCLOCKING: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: Doesn't matter More about : 6570 240 Best solution oxford373 a b U Graphics card June 27, 2012 1:28:28 AM 6570 is the best choice because it support DX11 floodit June 27, 2012 1:59:12 AM Running hot on Portal 2. Max CPU: 68 degrees. Max GPU: 81 degrees. Related resources HD 6570 ddr3 vs GT240 ddr3 - Forum Hd 6570 or GT 440 - Forum Need help gt 240 or hd 55570 - Forum Gainward gt 440 or evga gt 240 - Forum Nvidia GT 630 or ATI HD 5670 or ATI HD 6570 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer oxford373 a b U Graphics card June 27, 2012 2:25:53 AM it is very normal GPU temperature degrees, 81c isn't hot. floodit July 4, 2012 12:04:48 AM Best answer selected by floodit. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUpgrading from a GeForce GT 240 Forum!! HELP !! Radeon HD 6570 1GB vs. GeForce GT 430 (Fermi) 2GB ForumWhat will i buy ??????sapphire hd6570 2gb ddr3 or 5670 1gb ddr5 or nvidia gt 34 ForumGT 520 Vs GT 430 Vs HD 5670 vs HD6570 Low Profile battle ForumAsus radeon 6570 vs asus gt 430 both ddr3 and 1gig. ForumCan 6570 HD run on 250w psu? ForumHD 6570 on 300w ForumHD 6570 on 300w ForumNeed Guidance ForumBrand New ASUS Radeon HD 6670 over heating problem? ForumStrange black lines all over the screen ForumGt 430 vs radeon hd 6570 Forum[Solved] HDMI over VGA ForumHD 6570 on 300w ForumGT 240 ddr5 vs GT 440 ddr3 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 !