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I would like to buy a new graphics card

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
August 11, 2012 7:49:01 AM

my system info

model HP Pavilion p6107c
processor Pentium (R) Dual-core CPU E5200 @ 2.50 GHz 2.50 GHz
Ram 6.00 GB
windows vista 64 bit
250W power supply
Motherboard IPIBL-LB (Benicia)

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a c 109 U Graphics card
August 11, 2012 7:52:16 AM

Got a budget?
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August 11, 2012 7:54:46 AM

$200 usd or less
a b U Graphics card
August 11, 2012 8:01:02 AM

What do you want to do with it? If you want to play heavy games on high settings on 1080p you would definitely need a new cpu and a better powersupply.

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a c 198 U Graphics card
August 11, 2012 8:11:47 AM

You're going to need a new power supply for sure. But I don't feel like dumping $200 into that computer would be economical. Here is what I would do:

Get a new power supply and a nice video card, like the Corsair CX500 and a Radeon 6850. Then run them in your current computer for awhile until you have enough funds to upgrade the RAM and CPU in your computer.
August 11, 2012 8:15:34 AM

Well I can put $500 into the computer so could you guys tell me what to get?

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a b U Graphics card
August 11, 2012 8:29:53 AM

Get a decent i5 quad available for the cheapest price....OH and if you're going to get the i5 or an i7 you will need a new mobo as well...because socket 775 isn't atleast you can get an old quad core or core 2 duo...and I don't think you have to upgrade your RAM because 6 GB is enough...then get a good GFX card like HD 7850 or Nvidia GT550/GT 560Ti...then you need to get a good PSU...go for an Antec, Corsair, XFX or a good cooler master 500W+ with two +12V lines and two 6pin power connectors for the graphic card...Good luck
a c 198 U Graphics card
August 11, 2012 8:42:10 AM

Well, you can get a i3-2100 for like $120, and you can get a motherboard and RAM combo for like $75 max.


ASRock H61-M

Kingston 4GB (you can get another stick later)

Total is $190. That means you have $310 for a power supply and a card (and a case)

This is what I would recommend:


$70 ($60 with PROMO code)

So you've got $40 for a case.

Rosewill Case

That should total to $500, but there is a cost for shipping. So you can either shell out a tad or lower something.

EDIT: You can re-use the hard drive and the DVD drive from your other computer assuming the DVD drive is SATA, which it should be.
August 11, 2012 8:43:10 AM

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a c 273 U Graphics card
August 11, 2012 12:31:44 PM

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