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Recommendation for a better graphics card?

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December 31, 2012 8:21:34 PM

Can anyone recommend a good graphics card <$100 to replace my NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT 1GB.

Here are the current specs of my PC:

Brand
CyberpowerPC
Model
Gamer Ultra 2024

Processor
AMD Phenom II X4 955(3.2GHz)
Processor Main Features
64 bit Quad-Core Processor
Cache Per Processor
4 x 512KB L2 Cache

Memory
4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333

Hard Drive
500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 7200RPM HDD

Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT 1GB PCI Express Video Card

Power Supply
700W

Operating System:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit

Motherboard:

Chipset
AMD 770

CPU:

CPU Type
Phenom II X4
Installed Qty
1
CPU Speed
955(3.2GHz)
L2 Cache Per CPU
4 x 512KB
L3 Cache Per CPU
6MB
CPU Socket Type
AM3
CPU Main Features
64 bit Quad-Core Processor

Graphics
GPU/VPU Type
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT
Graphics Interface
PCI Express 2.0 x16

Memory
Memory Capacity
4GB DDR3
Memory Speed
DDR3 1333
Form Factor
DIMM 240-pin
Memory Spec
2GB x 2
Memory Slot (Total)
4
Memory Slot (Available)
2
Maximum Memory Supported
16GB

Thanks.

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a b U Graphics card
December 31, 2012 8:36:36 PM
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If you look and are in the US you can find a Radeon HD 7750 under $100

Tom's does a best graphics card for the money every month.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-car...
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a b } Memory
December 31, 2012 9:05:19 PM

the radeon 7750 is a wise choice.
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January 1, 2013 3:23:02 PM

Best answer selected by computer_phil.
January 1, 2013 3:27:16 PM

Since I would be switching from nvidia to radeon, do i need a different motherboard?
January 1, 2013 4:10:01 PM

computer_phil said:
Since I would be switching from nvidia to radeon, do i need a different motherboard?


No, motherboards aren't restricted to AMD or Nvidia unless you're going to use crossfire or sli (where you would need 2 pci e slots capable of such)
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