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I need a graphics card for light pc gaming at 1440x900 resolution

My specs is mentioned below, thanks in advance
Edited by javabeam - 3/6/11 at 6:13am
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post #2 of 7
Your CPU will be the bottle neck in this situation. Not to mention, you might need a new PSU as well.
post #3 of 7
You really are going to hit some serious bottle necks, plus you're going to need more power for sure. I think even a GTS 450 would be too much for that CPU so I would upgrade to a cheap AMD platform ASAP.
post #4 of 7
5670 might work with that psu. As others have said, CPU and RAM upgrades are really in order first though. You might want to retire that build to a family member and start over new.
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Originally Posted by javabeam View Post
I need a graphics card for light pc gaming at 1440x900 resolution

My specs is mentioned below, thanks in advance
I would recommend this card. A GT430 will be good for light gaming, it's only $55, DX11, and you don't need a new PSU. I picked this brand based on price and reviews, but you could pick your favorite brand.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814162067
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CPU upgrade, probably to i5 2300 and GPU to 460 768MB
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You definitely need to upgrade the whole computer, you'll get over it with one bigger payment but get a helluva lot more power and after all it's a more beneficial upgrade that way.
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