Solved Looking for a suitable graphics card for my system Tags: Graphics Cards Motherboards Graphics Last response: November 12, 2012 8:10 AM in Graphics & Displays Share bhanvra October 30, 2012 5:18:27 AM Hey guys, I have an almost 5 years old system. I am thinking of upgrading its video card. Please help me in this regard. My system config is as follows: Base processor PentiumD 820 (S) DC 2.8 GHz 800 MHz front side bus Socket 775 Chipset ATI Radeon Xpress 200 for Intel Processors Motherboard Manufacturer: ECS Motherboard Name: RC410-M HP/Compaq motherboard name: Asterope2-GL8E Memory Component Attributes Memory Installed 2 GB (2 x 1 GB) Maximum allowed 2 GB (2 x 1 GB) Speed supported PC2-4200 MB/sec Type 240 pin, DDR2 SDRAM If you want any more details, please let me know... or you can consult the following link: My system has not gone much change except for buying a new hard drive. My operating system is Windows Xp SP3. Need to upgrade this video card so that i can upgrade form Windows XP to Windows 8 and also, watch high definition movies which currently do not render well. Thanks & Regards, Bhanvra More about : suitable graphics card system mohit9206 a b U Graphics card October 30, 2012 7:16:34 AM a radeon hd6450 would do the job well enough for hd video as well as blu ray playback and streaming video. its a great htpc card m 0 l refillable a c 175 U Graphics card a b V Motherboard October 30, 2012 1:39:25 PM Entry Level GPU would do. 6450 maybe. But I would consider a whole system upgrade, to an AMD APU or intel with HD graphics. m 0 l Related resources Looking for a suitable graphic card under USD 200$ - Forum Suitable Graphics Card For my system - Forum looking for suitable graphic card having DPort out must in Dell inspiron 530 - Forum looking for suitable graphic card - Forum Looking for suitable graphics card for AMD A8 5600K cpu - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bigcyco1 a c 185 U Graphics card a c 87 V Motherboard October 30, 2012 1:44:41 PM refillable said:Entry Level GPU would do. 6450 maybe. But I would consider a whole system upgrade, to an AMD APU or intel with HD graphics.+1 m 0 l arnoldlouie October 30, 2012 3:05:36 PM +1 on entry level. I use the geforce 210 for my htpc, it's very cheap.. Anyway, any video card out there will let you watch hd movies. m 0 l bhanvra October 31, 2012 6:20:04 AM Thank you all for your responses.... I am assuming that these suggested video cards will automatically be good enough for Windows 8. Correct me if I am wrong? Btw, how should I go about finding the optimum video card for my system by myself? Any tip is welcome. refillable said:Entry Level GPU would do. 6450 maybe. But I would consider a whole system upgrade, to an AMD APU or intel with HD graphics. Will consider that in future!! My laptop is just one year old , so right now I won't be able to spend much. m 0 l Best solution refillable a c 175 U Graphics card a b V Motherboard October 31, 2012 8:35:36 AM It should. Share bhanvra November 12, 2012 8:10:31 AM Best answer selected by bhanvra. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources What graphics card is suitable for my system? Forum Looking for a suitable graphics card? Forum Nvidia graphic card suitable for system windows xp 2002 service pack 3 Forum How can i know which graphic card is suitable for my system configuratioj Forum SolvedNo suitable display resolutions after changing graphics card? Forum SolvedCan anybody suggest a suitable graphics card? Forum SolvedLooking for some advice on upgrading my Graphics card or maybe whole system. Forum SolvedIs my motherboard going to be suitable for a new graphics card? Forum SolvedIs my psu suitable for my new graphics card Forum SolvedSapphire AMD/ATI Radeon HD 5450 1 GB DDR3 Graphics Card is that suitable for my pc? Forum SolvedSuitable graphics card for Sims Forum SolvedSuitable graphics card for intel DG31PR? Forum SolvedSuitable Graphics card to use on my 60 inch TV res of 720p , but i want to play with full bells and whistles Forum SolvedWhat graphics card would be suitable for my motherboard? Forum Solvedthe most suitable graphics card for intel (R) pentium (R) dual core (2.0ghz) E2180 asrock motherboard Forum 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 !