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Poll Results: W/c GPU is best to replace my 8500GT w/ my curr PC spec

Poll expired: Jul 25, 2011  
  • 3% (2)
    9400GT
  • 0% (0)
    9500GT
  • 0% (0)
    GT210
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    GT220
  • 1% (1)
    GT240
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    GT430
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    GT520
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    GTS250
  • 7% (4)
    GTS450
  • 21% (12)
    GTX460
  • 5% (3)
    GTX550
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    GTX560
  • 12% (7)
    GTX570
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    HD3650
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    HD4350
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    HD4650
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    HD4670
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    HD5450
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    HD5570
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    HD5670
  • 23% (13)
    HD5770
  • 1% (1)
    HD6770
  • 12% (7)
    HD6850
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post #11 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
He's either got the wrong CPU listed or the wrong motherboard listed, you're right.

His motherboard is a Socket 478. His CPU is LGA775 (being a Core2Duo).

At OP:
If the above link is in fact your motherboard, none of the GPU's you've listed will work, as you lack a PCIe slot. AGP only. And at that point, might as well just keep the 8500GT you have, as it won't get much better than that.
As far as I know, those cards (8500GT) only come out in PCI-e versions.
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post #12 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by frannyvox View Post
As far as I know, those cards (8500GT) only come out in PCI-e versions.
8500GT came out in PCI and AGP flavors as well.
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post #13 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
8500GT came out in PCI and AGP flavors as well.
I can't seem to find one though...

But either way, OP, get the HD5770, or if you can, for the same price, get the HD6770. You won't use anything bigger.
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post #14 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by frannyvox View Post
I can't seem to find one though...

But either way, OP, get the HD5770, or if you can, for the same price, get the HD6770. You won't use anything bigger.
Assuming he's even got a PCIe slot.
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post #15 of 50
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by SKULLTRA1L View Post
5770. Wait, what's that mobo?
Ooops, sorry about the mobo, it's actually: P5GC-MX/1333

Yeah, 6770 is a good option too! And oh, btw, what does OP stands for?
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post #16 of 50
Bruno, I think it is Original Poster which is you in this thread. Any GPU that your money can buy is definitely ok.
    
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post #17 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by bruno0920 View Post
Ooops, sorry about the mobo, it's actually: P5GC-MX/1333

Yeah, 6770 is a good option too! And oh, btw, what does OP stands for?
Get a HD5770 / HD6770 / GTS450 then. Anything more than that will be bottlenecked too severely by your CPU and resolution, so it would be a waste of money. Keep in mind too, HD5770 = HD6770. They're basically almost an exact rebrand.
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post #18 of 50
can't go wrong with a GTX460, might be bottle necked a little, but not much with that cpu.
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post #19 of 50
Oddly, where he's shopping, the 560 is cheaper than the 460. So I'd recommend the 560.
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post #20 of 50
I voted GTX 460. With your CPU, it may be a little bottlenecked but you should still get good performance out of it. Since you have XP, a super hi end DX11 card would be pointless. Also, I wouldn't trust a generic power supply, but GTX 460s don't pull too much power.

All in all, they're great cards. For serious gaming though and support for the latest games, you're going to have to upgrade your PC.
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