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October 11, 2012 3:51:43 AM

This is the computer I am forced to work with:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Specs:
Processor - Intel Core i3 2100 (3.10GHz)
Memory - 6GB DDR3
Capacity - 1.5TB HDD Capacity
Current chipset - Intel HD Graphics 2000
Resolution: 16:9 (1600x900)

I need a low profile GPU that is moderately, fast, efficient, and can run current games on medium settings. I'm looking to play Skyrim, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and Saints Row: The Third. If you can name an even better low profile GPU that can run games on high without Anti-Aliasing for more money...please name it. I need all the suggestions and advice I can get. Thank you so much in advance! :pt1cable: 

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a c 168 U Graphics card
October 11, 2012 11:58:36 AM

With a 220 watt power supply and limited to low-profile AND single slot, you're not going to get much. I think the HD6570, te100 suggests is about the best you're going to get.

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October 11, 2012 12:11:23 PM

get a gt640 its fairly powerful can is able to run bf3 on medium settings
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a c 168 U Graphics card
October 11, 2012 6:53:00 PM

Looks like it will physically fit (may block the front USB headers on the motherboard). I would question whether it will run on just a 220 watt power supply.

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October 12, 2012 1:48:47 AM

its tdp is about 55w(correct if i'm wrong) ur psu should be able to handle it but i think you should also upgrade ur psu
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October 12, 2012 2:36:48 AM

HD 6770 is a good entry level card, im not sure if they have low profile model!
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a c 92 U Graphics card
October 12, 2012 2:47:31 AM

Awollon said:
I came across this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

My motherboard is a microatx Intel H61. Will this even fit on it? (I'm new to modifying/building PCs)

that should work fine. The 7750s aren't power hungry and should run on just about any power supply especially since you are using it with an i3.
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