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Update gt430

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October 8, 2012 6:52:30 PM

i have just built a system with i5-3570K (it was the cheapest in amazon), asrock H77M, 8gb ram, XFX P1-550S-XXB9 PRO550W PSU. To save dosh I fitted my 2 year old geforce gt430 1GB GPU. Now I am thinking of changing it but cant afford more than about £65 - £70. So is it worth changing with a limited budget - if I change will I notice any difference. I dont play modern games (Oblivion is most up to date) but do a lot of photo and video editing. Any advice would be appreciated.

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October 8, 2012 7:34:58 PM

Save up until you can afford a 7850 or 7870. Their great mid range cards. But if you wanted you could get a 7770 now which is a significant upgrade.
October 10, 2012 5:21:06 PM

thanks for that - 7770 still a bit more than I can convince " her indoors" is justifiable. \had looked at GT640 (but its only DDR3) or HD 7750
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October 10, 2012 7:31:22 PM

Then the 7750 is second. But for the few pounds more it's worth the extra money for a 7770.
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