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System RAM/motherboard/CPU will have no bearing on either of those cards so long as there's a PCI-express slot available.

Buying a new motherboard will not be useful because you'll still be limited by the performance of the graphics card--by far the gfx card is the slowest component, so if you're looking for better performance, you're best off getting a faster graphics card. If you're looking for alternatives, post what CPU you have and how much system RAM (and what resolution monitor you use).
    
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Well, like I said a good P35 or P45 motherboard would be absolutely perfect. You'd be able to re-use your current RAM (except one model of P45, forget the exact model), re-use your existing CPU, you could literally re-use everything in your machine.

The Asus P5Q Pro and Gigabyte P45 UD3 are both very high end P45 boards that will do anything and everything you could ever want out of an LGA775 board.
I'd recommend the Gigabyte GA-P45T-ES3G which is a great motherboard. It needs DDR3, but it will perform better than UD3. I found that cheap $11 2GB DDR3 1600, that with the $80 ES3G, can't go wrong (I think).
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My monitor is a 15 inches monitor , hmm , also so advisable would be a P35 or P45 motherboard , are they from gigabyte or asus or intel?Any motherboard i go to , Either DDr 2 or DDr 3 , i will take RAM upto 4GB for sure with a core 2 Duo processor!
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My monitor is a 15 inches monitor , hmm , also so advisable would be a P35 or P45 motherboard , are they from gigabyte or asus or intel?Any motherboard i go to , Either DDr 2 or DDr 3 , i will take RAM upto 4GB for sure with a core 2 Duo processor!
Yes, you'll definitely want a good P45 or P35 board. Right above, this board was recommended. That's seriously one MEAN motherboard, and it'll take any LGA775 processor, and overclock the snot out of it. Pair that with any DDR3 (you can find 4GB kits for as low as $35-40 for a GOOD kit), and you'll have one mean 775 system. Or you can buy 2 sticks of the RAM he linked above (the Crucial Ballistix for $12 each), and get some decent DDR3 4GB for $24 shipped.
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