Best PCIe card for around £70.00? Tags: Graphics Cards Hardware Graphics Last response: January 18, 2008 2:30 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Kkkk1 Graphics card Expert January 18, 2008 6:33:26 AM People, My mate is looking for a new PCIe video card. He plays mainly Flight Simulator X. The problem is his budget is only £70.00 His current hardware is:- P4 3.4Ghz Ati X7040XL PCIe 2Gb DDR400 I suggested waiting until he's got around double that and go for an 8800GT but he's struggling for cash at the moment. Any ideas? More about : pcie card | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Dahak January 18, 2008 7:23:19 AM I have a 7600GT he can have for 70 dollars plus shipping.It's the EVGA version and it actually outperforms the 6800XT by a fair margin.PM me if interested. Dahak M2N32-SLI DELUXE WE X2 5600+ STOCK (2.8GHZ) 2X1GIG DDR2 800 IN DC MODE TOUGHPOWER 850WATT PSU EVGA 8800GT SUPERCLOCKED SMILIDON RAIDMAX GAMING CASE ACER 22IN WS LCD 1680X1050 250GIG HD/320GIG HD G5 GAMING MOUSE LOGITECH Z-5500 5.1 SURROUND SYSTEM 500WATS CONTINUOUS,1000 PEAK WIN XP MCE SP2 3DMARK05 15,686 3DMARK06 10,588 | Report abuse Maziar Graphics card Master January 18, 2008 7:23:47 AM Even if he had the money , P4 3.4 would bottleneck a 8800GT in new games go for Radeon 2900GT, for that price, it offers great performance: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/productlist.php?groupid=7... | Report abuse Kkkk1 Graphics card Expert January 18, 2008 11:09:56 AM Thanks guys, i'll let him know of your suggestions. | Report abuse Related ressources Best PCI-E X16 Card for around $150 - Forum Which Radeon 7000 series Graphics card will work best - Forum Best Graphic Card around 5000Rs in India - Forum Best graphics card for around $50? - Forum I have the got this PC. Which gfx card is best for it under 7000rs? - Forum Ask the community Publish jitpublisher Graphics card Authority January 18, 2008 11:41:11 AM http://www.tomshardware.com/2008/01/03/the_best_gaming_... Look here. You may have a hard time finding anything under $100 new, watch the sales. Newegg has a 7600GT for $85 | Report abuse nvalhalla Graphics card Expert January 18, 2008 11:46:58 AM I have an 8600GT for sale for $70. GDDR3, lifetime EVGA warranty, used it for 3 weeks. Let me know if your interested,. | Report abuse vaker5 January 18, 2008 11:51:16 AM x1900gt at newegg for 87$ with shipping. more then enough. | Report abuse crusoe74 January 18, 2008 2:08:04 PM The best I could find was a Radeon x1950Pro but the 2900GT will beat that in most benchies and is direct X 10 compatible so Maziar has found the best deal. If you can stretch to a bit more you acn get the Radeon HD38 | Report abuse crusoe74 January 18, 2008 2:08:13 PM The best I could find was a Radeon x1950Pro but the 2900GT will beat that in most benchies and is direct X 10 compatible so Maziar has found the best deal. If you can stretch to a bit more you acn get the Radeon HD3850 which will stuff both of them http://www.ebuyer.com/product/139597 | Report abuse zenmaster January 18, 2008 2:30:31 PM I would go with the 7600GT................. http://www.ebuyer.com/product/106578 1) Most likely you don't have a good Power Supply so you want a card that will not use too much power. 2) Flight Simulator can really be bottle necked by the CPU so with that older card no need to go crazy. 3) The 7600GT is a fair bit cheaper than the 8600GT with little difference in performance. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Best PCIe card for around £70.00?> Related ressources: ForumSolvedBest Graphics Card for around $200 ForumSolvedBest Graphics Card around 140$ ForumSolvedWhat's the best video card for around $100? ForumSolvedBest card to get for around £200 ForumBest video card to pair with amd a10 5800k for around $200? ForumBest graphic card between rs 7000 to rs 8000 ForumSolvedBest Card for around $160 ForumSolvedBest graphics card around $100-150 price range ForumBest video card for around 250? ForumBest graphics card for around $200 ForumBest video card for around $100 ForumBest PCIe x1 Wifi Card ForumSolvedBest graphics card for around $100.00 Forumbest pci sound card for around 20€ ForumSolvedBest gaming card which fills just one pci-e slot 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 !