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210 vs 5450

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Looking to replace the video card in an old desktop that is used for online classes and watching DVDs.

I can choose btween two cards (or anything else for 39.99$ on the Egg)

Nvidia 210 1GB DDR3 or 5450 512Mb DDR3

Which one should I get?
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Which ever is cheapest - either will do the job, watching DVD's and using the 'Net requires very little from any sort of video card smile.gif The 5450 you could play a couple of games on and is faster than the 210, at the speeds that they are at the VRAM won't really matter as you'll run out of power before frame buffer.
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Which ever is cheapest - either will do the job, watching DVD's and using the 'Net requires very little from any sort of video card smile.gif The 5450 you could play a couple of games on and is faster than the 210, at the speeds that they are at the VRAM won't really matter as you'll run out of power before frame buffer.

oh for sure, 1GB on a card like that is a JOKE
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I want to say that the 5450 should outperform the 210 by a decent margin.
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post #5 of 6
both suck and are pretty much very low end stuff, So save your $$ and get which ever is the cheapest.
post #6 of 6
HD5450 is more powerful, but either will suck so get the cheapest.
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