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July 2, 2012 10:55:32 PM

Ive got a gt220 that im wantig to upgrade, due to it crashing alot lately. What card would you all recommend? Im willing to spend $150 dollars and this computer is mainly used for gaming. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Also i use it on a 32'' 720p tv right now.
Specs are:
Manufacturer: Ibuypower
Processor: Intel(R) i3 cpu 550 @3.20Ghz 3.19Ghz
Ram: 4gb DDR3
System: Win 7 64 bit
PSU: Logisys ATX 20/24 480w max
GPU: GT220 1024m DDR2 128b
also the main board is a Gigabyte M# GA-H55M-S2V
Anything else you need just ask and thanks again

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July 3, 2012 4:39:51 AM

Thanks for the help. One last question if I wanted to upgrade my psu what would you recommend? And if my budget was bigger what would be the best graphics card for my current setup?
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July 3, 2012 4:43:32 AM

Rebelhuntr said:
Thanks for the help. One last question if I wanted to upgrade my psu what would you recommend? And if my budget was bigger what would be the best graphics card for my current setup?


you upgrade psu dependant on how much power you need. on which specific psu to use, I tend to pick ones with the best price to performance ratio. as of now, Antec has a 15% off psu sale.
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July 3, 2012 6:14:02 AM

Rebelhuntr said:
Thanks for the help. One last question if I wanted to upgrade my psu what would you recommend? And if my budget was bigger what would be the best graphics card for my current setup?


If you could spend $100 more, then the hd7850 would be a good choice. A gtx 560 ti for $220 isn't so bad either.
antec earthwatts 500d, corsair tx650 would be good psus for those gpus.
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July 8, 2012 2:27:09 AM

Ok ended up getting antec ea-650 for $49.99 and asus gtx 560 directCuii OC for $159.99 after rebate with batman arkham city. Overall very happy with purchase.
P.s WOW!! I didnt realize just how slow my old card really was.thanks again
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July 8, 2012 3:30:03 AM

enjoy!! I upgraded from a 9500gt to a gtx560, so I know how your feeling :) 
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