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My brother has an older PC that he wants to upgrade so he can game on it. Here are the motherboard specifications http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/d...c00906129#N188
So my question is what is the best graphics card he can buy that this motherboard will run?

Thanks in advance for any help I receive!
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gts 450.
anything aobve will probaby get bottleneck.
    
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Sounds good, just so he has more options does anyone know the next graphics card down from the gts 450?
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Going AMD or Nvidia? or is that ATI still?
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I don't think he cares he just wants the best performance, the gts 450 looks good but it's just a bit out of his price rage, but if a step down from the gts 450 is really bad performance wise I'll just give him the rest of the money for gts 450.
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I don't think he cares he just wants the best performance, the gts 450 looks good but it's just a bit out of his price rage, but if a step down from the gts 450 is really bad performance wise I'll just give him the rest of the money for gts 450.
A GTS 250/9800 GTX+/ Full G92 is on par with the GTS 450 but is older and lacks the newer features. It's cheaper though. Anything faster might be bottlenecked by the cpu.
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