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(Low Budget) Graphics Card Recommendations

Q: (Low Budget) Graphics Card Recommendations

Hello I have a (Low Budget) Card Recommendations Graphics decent PC with a crappy graphics card which is the (Low Budget) Graphics Card Recommendations only thing holding my gaming back I have gigs of RAM and an Intel Core duo E of Ghz Its a Dell Optiplex MiniTower and it has a Power Supply of w or so I need a Graphics card within - Without having to upgrade the entire thing Yep I know I m cheap but I m pretty desperate since my PC can t run even most games such (Low Budget) Graphics Card Recommendations as League of Legends and DOTA Dota ftw But for some weird reason I (Low Budget) Graphics Card Recommendations can run Elder Scrolls Oblivion perfectly yet games like quot Skullgirlz quot won t despite being a linear game And after researchin my sh t I came across these Graphics cards NVIDIA GeForce GT NVIDIA GeForce GT GeForce NVIDIA GeForce GT NVIDIA GeForce GT AMD Radeon HD Tell me the quot best choice quot out of these since my budget is pretty much limited and if the cards that I chose quot will even quot work or fit inside the case Also does it being Single-Width or Dual-Width matter And if it does which of the graphics cards that I listed will actually work I am just looking for a graphics card that will improve my PC not one that will turn it into a gaming computer Answer with minimum detail please Just kidding write as much as you want Cheers nbsp

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A: (Low Budget) Graphics Card Recommendations

I'd recommend going to Ebay and looking for something like a Radeon HD 7850. I saw some sell for around 50ish bucks. The HD 7850 would be a huge improvement over the cards you listed.

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i would like you most esteemed advice givers of technology to give me some hints in the right direction of what to buy i have an agp and pci slot available
 

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What is the best budget Graphics Card under $100? I can go a tiny bit over (my dad doesn't complain XD). I heard that EVGA GeForce 8600GT is a good deal on newegg.com
 

A:Best budget graphics card?

Go to ebay and look.
 

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A:Graphics card on a budget

I'd go with the GE force. The cheaper radeons tend not to have fans on the cards and run hot. Performance is about equal for all cards.
 

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A:Budget Graphics Card

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/category_slc.asp?Sort=4&Nav=|c:2234|&Recs=30

Sapphire makes a decent graphics card.
 

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I am looking to upgrade my FX5500 256mb graphics card because i think it is pants!!

My shortlist includes:
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ATI Radeon 9550 (28) and possibly 9800 (price permitting)

I am inclined to go the nvidia route as that is what i am used to. What would you reccommend? Is it worth me bothering or should i wait until i can afford a 7800GS (might take a while!!)

My price limit is around 40 (i should be able to sell my current card for around 30) and i am limited to AGP cards.

Thanks in advance

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A:Budget Graphics Card upgrade?

What do you need the card for? Just regular computing, or games? If it is games, what games are you trying to run?

If you are into the newer games, I'd look at nothing less than these cards:

1. nvidia 6600GT
2. ATI 9800pro
3. nvidia 6600

in that order.

Good luck!
 

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Any Graphics card Which is PciE 2.0

which is 80:140$

and hopefully runs These Games Perfectly atleast or at a 40ish Fps on high Details with a 1240x1024 resolution

World of warcraft
Leauge of legends
Runescape
And some Mmorpgs

List any pls
 

A:Shopping for graphics card, $80-$140 budget

For a current card I would recommend the Sapphire Radeon 7770 this can run Civ V (A much more demanding game than any of those you mentioned) at 40 FPS. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102967

However some previous generation cards are going down in price signifigantly. Like the GTX 560 / 550 TI and the Radeon 6870 and 6850, all of these cards should be able to run your games very well, however these cards are running for about $160 - $140. You could get a great deal on ebay, now that everybody is selling their old cards for the GTX 600 series and Radeon 7000 series.

Links to those cards.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102948 (Sapphire 6870)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125383 (Gigabyte GTX 560)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127573 (MSI GTX 550 TI)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102908 (Sapphire 6850)

To tell you the truth, I would just save up for one of the old Radeon 6900 series cards, or a good current card.
 

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Planing on using the budget box build for the tower. But now I want a decent graphics card to pair with it. Any good recommendations? Have another $75 or so to spend on this build.

Kinda leaning towards:
ASUS ENGT430/DI/1GD3(LP) GeForce GT 430 (Fermi) 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card

But would love any better recommendations.

Thanks,
 

A:Good graphics card to go with the TS Budget Box

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/graphics-card-geforce-radeon,2761-2.html

They recommend a 5670 ~$80 or 5550 for ~$60. I'd say the Radeon 5550 would be more than fine for a general purpose machine and a little gaming.
These are meant to give comparable performance to a Geforce 9600 GT, and more than enough for a little gaming at 1650x1080 resolution or below.

I don't think any of the lower end fermi offerings are particularly good from what I've read. Have to go for GTX 460 and upwards or not at all.
 

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My friend is looking for a pci-e graphics card for about 40-60.

Any Sujestions for a good card for that price.

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A:What is the best budget graphics card for 3D modelling?

The graphic cards that are designed for 3D and game development are
- AMD FirePro
- NVIDIA Quadro

The Quadro are better and more powerful but very expensive so you may be able to get a lower end FirePro for $400

Will have a look
 

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hello

what is the best gaming graphics card that i could buy for a price around ?100 (bit more or less) bearing in mind the power supplier i currently have is a 400w power supplier

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A:recommendation for budget gaming graphics card

You are likely more limited by a 400W PSU than your budget. First check you vendor and sort by price, then check the specs for the one with 400W or less minimum PSU.
An nVIDIA 650 of some kind may fit you well.

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can anyone reccommend a good midrange card to replace onboard video for around 50 bucks or so
 

A:graphics card recommendations

Not for $50. $50 is low end, very low end.

You can check newegg.com and have a look around but fifty bucks isn't going to get you far. What are you wanting to do with the card. If gaming is what you are looking to do, you will need more money.
 

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About a year ago I tried to install a GeForce 6600 256mb card on the same machine, with little success, so I'm a little wary of nVida cards.

Ideally, I'd be looking to spend under 120 (about $200)
 

A:AGP Graphics Card Recommendations

What was the problem with the 6600?

ATi X800 series would work well.
 

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can anyone make any recommendations?

it will be going into a new build which will be dual-core with 2Gb RAM
 

A:£70 for Graphics Card - recommendations please?

The Nvidia 8600 GT never gave me any troubles when I was running crysis on Medium, So I don't think it would perform too bad with FSX, The 8600 Ranges from 40 (I think) To around 100 depending on where you buy.
 

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Does anyone have any good recommendations for a good card?

Since I posted in another thread that my fan died on my old card, I'm not sure if I should buy the same brand again.

My current card is an nVidia GeForce 8400GS with 512MB RAM. It was manufactured by BFG, and they offer lifetime 10 year warranty. I'd like to get my card RMAd, but they need a proof of purchase and I don't necessarily have that.

I'd like to stick with a good card under $60 since I'm on a budget at the moment.

Would nVidia or ATI be best? And just FYI, I do a lot of gaming, video and pic editing.

A:Graphics Card Recommendations

BFG doesn't make video cards anymore. About the best you'll do for $60 is a deal. If you can wait for a rebate, then this is likely as good of a card as you'll be able to find for that price.

Newegg.com - MSI N240GT-MD1G/D5 GeForce GT 240 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card

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A:What graphics card should I get? Recommendations?

You would probably want a 6800 (at least 6700) series card if AMD is what you prefer.

If nVidia is your preference then the 570 (at least 550) is where you would want to be.

If you are not aware a new generation will soon be out. That means in 2 or 3 months, you will have a whole new selection of cards to choose from.

If you do choose a card, please make sure your power supply is rated to carry the graphics power requirements.
 

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A:Graphics Card Recommendations

id go for the XFX 6950 2gb card i did.. and have 0 complaints!

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A:Recommendations for Graphics Card.

I would go with a AOpen nVIDIA GeForce 6200 Video Card, 256MB DDR, 128-Bit, DVI/TV-Out, AGP 8X, for $137.00 US dollars athttp://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=14-135-165&depa=1 :grinthumb
 

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A:Solved: Best budget Graphics card for mini tower form factor?

The biggest problem with OEM PC's is that the power supplies aren't typically up to the task of an addon card. So it's generally recommended to replace the power supply as well. With this being a mini-tower, I wouldn't be surprised if it does not use a standard sized power supply, so that is likely not an option.

If you want to simply try a new card anyway, your options will be limited by the card size. There isn't much of a selection of low profile cards. Find the latest generation chipset which fits your budget.
 

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A:Recommendations for graphics card/system set-up

I think we need to know your budget, and what you want to do with the card first.

If you have no budget, get a 6800ultra agp card.

Pci-e is the newest graphics slot. If you going to be building a new pc, might as well use the newest tech. There isn't much price difference between agp and pci-e.
 

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A:Recommendations! Video Graphics Card

Could you post some system specs? I can't seem to find the specs for the Presario 5430 motherboard. I'm guess it's because it's too old. Just need to know if that motherboard is AGP 2x/4x or AGP 4x/8x. If your board supports 8X AGP, then you can take full advantage of some of the newest AGP cards which can run in AGP 4X or 8X. Such as these:
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but if your board can only support up to 4X, then buying those cards would be a waste of money. You could look at these instead:
Newegg AGP 2x/4x GPU section

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A:Recommendations for graphics card on recent build?

It really depends on your budget for the GPU, and what resolution you play at (or intend to play at).

Let us know both of these, as well as what PSU your eyeing up, and we can advise you of suitable GPUs for your build.
 

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A:I want to improve Minecraft FPS. Graphics card recommendations?

Yes you've got all the information correct.
If you have any information about your power supply, do post it here.
Someone else who's smarter will probably have an actual graphics card recommendation.
 

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A:Budget Gaming Card

hey

Hey thats a pretty good system...But i'd recommand you get a atleast 1 gig ram and as far as a good video card is concerned you can either get a Geforce 6600 GT but if your willing to spend a Few extra bucks not much though you can get a Geforce 6800 128 mb ( plays bf2, doom 3, and hl2 on high settings on my computer....But if you have a 1 gig ram )which is a really good card and they are pretty cheap aswell.. OR if you want any ATI video cards and you have a PCI-e i'd go for the Radeon X800 pro or X800 XL but i think those are really expensive as compared to the budget you stated so i would go with the Radeon X700 XT ....

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A:Video card upgrade -- budget/gaming

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Hello and welcome :wave: :wave: to techspot

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RichardB49 said:

Can i install a tv tuner card (psi) and a graphics card (agp) at the same time?
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A:Random restarts with AMD graphics card but not Nvidia graphics card

  
Quote: Originally Posted by cannotdisplay64


so i think ive narrowed it down to a driver error with amd and another driver with my new board, a damaged AMD card, a second dodgy power supply or something else that i haven't thought about or discovered yet.

Has anyone else had a similar problem or have any suggetions as im pretty much all out of ideas at this point and its starting to grind my gears that i cant use my expensive new computer as it should be. Any help is appreciated.

Joe

P.S. sorry about any spelling or punctuation mistakes made but Im very tired at the time of writing this and will be going to bed


The comparison you are making between GPU brands is pointless as a diagnostic. The MAIN difference I can see is that one card requires external power, and the other one does not. A proper diagnostic would be to test another GPU that requires external power.

I've heard that the specific PSU you bought will sometimes not power all the hardware it is supposed so.
People saying it could barely power a SSD, or even an extra fan.

My thoughts. Try using another PSU, try using a similar GPU. Use your old PSU and see if it still happens for starters.

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A:New card recommendations?

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Hello and welcome to techspot!

Do you want the bad news or the bad news?......

About the best you are going to find is a fx5500 or a radion 9250. You'll be able to RUN the games on those cards, but you will be turning all your settings down to the lowest levels. PCI cards just don't cut it for today's games.

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I was doing some searching, saw this:
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the 1900XTX is the best. Even the 7900GTX can't compare. I suppose the 1900XT and the XTX are the same, but you get more stock clock speeds, so maybe the overclocking spectrum is a little broader. And as you said, you're willing to pay the money. So 1900XTX it is!
 

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hi take a look on nvidias site for cards to suit your mobo also look on ati also check your psu is suitable for it then google for info on which works well with vista remember your board will probably only work with directx 9

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121686

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Hi.

Is this your motherboard?

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3
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And you want more?

I know that,you didnt ask this but....
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I want to upgrade my video in my HP W to play some games I card recommendations HP for Video 533W have recently bought One of them requires a mb D card with TnL Transform and Lighting It has to be an PCI card because the HP w does not have an AGP slot Suggestions for a good not too expensive card Video card recommendations for HP 533W that will work Here s the thing I bought a ATI Rage PRO MB PCI card but I cannot get it to work I ve tried disabling the onboard video in the device manager but then I install the new card and when it boots the PC gives me some beeps nothing shows on the screen and the computer goes into a rebooting beeping rebooting cycle The motherboard does not have a switch or jumper that I am aware of to disable the onboard video I have gone in to the setup CMOS and selected PCI instead of onboard video but still no go As a matter of fact PCI was already selected prior to installing the new video card Any suggestions on getting this video card to work nbsp

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