What graphics card is best for my computer?

I have a kind of old dell optiplex gx280 small mini-tower i was wondering what graphics card would be best? I was thinking maybe a nvidia geforce gt 440 but im not sure what to choose. im also on a budget ($0-70). im not looking for a crysis 4 kind of experience, more like warZ or counter strike source on medium/low.

-pentium 4 3.20 ghz (2 cpu's)
-1.5 gb ram (going to upgrade ram also, maybe to 3 or 4 gb)
-windows xp 32 bit
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  1. Well based on this: http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/opgx280/en/ug/specs02.htm You have a 250watt power supply, so your options as far as graphics card is limited. On top of that, the whole system is pretty old but I'd think that a 440 or something like this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127611 would be about the limits of what you could upgrade to.
  2. For < $70, you're going to have a hard time getting much of a graphics card. I would recommend you allocate up to $100. Then you can get a Radeon HD 7750 and you will have a lot better performance.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102969&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=
  3. fun500 said:
    Well based on this: http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/opgx280/en/ug/specs02.htm You have a 250watt power supply, so your options as far as graphics card is limited. On top of that, the whole system is pretty old but I'd think that a 440 or something like this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127611 would be about the limits of what you could upgrade to.

    okay i see what you mean. thanks would this run warZ you think?
  4. JKatwyopc said:
    For < $70, you're going to have a hard time getting much of a graphics card. I would recommend you allocate up to $100. Then you can get a Radeon HD 7750 and you will have a lot better performance.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102969&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=


    if better than i will just save up. what do you think of the MSI Radeon HD 6570 1GB?
  5. get the 7750 for $99
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