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So the family computer needs a update in the gpu department, I currently have a HD4350 in the computer and wanted to upgrade it to a Dx11 card and the options so far are GT 520 or a GT 430 and that is where the issues lay,

The gt430 has a faster bus speed (64x2=128 bit) over the gt520 (32x2=64 bit) how ever the GT 520 is clocked way higher and uses less power.

So only issues here are the bus speed which would help at 1920x1080, light gaming would consist of mostly free to play mmo's.

what would you do?
Edited by banging34hzs - 11/18/11 at 12:09pm
    
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I would spend the money on a 5570. It outperforms the GT 520 and can be purchased for $50-$60.

My brother has a 5570 and it plays games like TF2 very well smile.gif
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