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I'd say GTA IV is a fairly power hungry game in my opinion. Either that or it's badly coded, I can't remember which is which. Although I'm not British, you won't find a card that'll run them at decent frame rates for 30 pounds. You wouldn't be able to get a decent card, or at least what I would regard as decent, in Australia for $150.

Save up and get a different card. You're going down in series, remember. 4 series > 3 series. 5 series > 4 series and so on.

There's no point buying really old technology. Save up and get somethign new that'll last you a year or two.
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I'd say GTA IV is a fairly power hungry game in my opinion. Either that or it's badly coded, I can't remember which is which. Although I'm not British, you won't find a card that'll run them at decent frame rates for 30 pounds. You wouldn't be able to get a decent card, or at least what I would regard as decent, in Australia for $150.

Save up and get a different card. You're going down in series, remember. 4 series > 3 series. 5 series > 4 series and so on.

There's no point buying really old technology. Save up and get somethign new that'll last you a year or two.

well i just found this XFX 5450
http://www.osoo.co.uk/XFXATI_Radeon_...d(289507).aspx

looks good
post #13 of 23
The 5450 is aimed at HTPC's its not aimed at the gaming market and will perform poorly. Serioulsy do what everyone is suggesting and just save up some more money. Buying any card for 30 pounds will be a waste. Your 4650 out performs the 5450 also by a large margin in games.
Edited by fashric - 3/26/11 at 4:13am
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+1 to Rowey's suggestion.

Save up for a 560 if you can be bothered.
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post #16 of 23
U could try to get a GTX 260, mine serves me well for modern games.
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Save up untill your at 70 pounds or so, sell your 4650 and buy 5850 / GTX 460
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post #18 of 23
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Save up untill your at 70 pounds or so, sell your 4650 and buy 5850 / GTX 460
just found this seems better than what i got

msi 1GB geforce G 210
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1gb-m...-dl-dvi-i-hdmi
post #19 of 23
you WILL regret of purchasing any of those low-end cards... Spend on something that's considered an upgrade, not a downgrade if you intend on playing games...
    
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just found this seems better than what i got

msi 1GB geforce G 210
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1gb-m...-dl-dvi-i-hdmi
Hell to the friggin' no, man. Check out how much your current card rapes that GT210: http://www.hwcompare.com/846/geforce...n-hd-4650-1gb/

Everyone keeps telling you what to do because it is sound advice. No card you have posted in this thread will outperform your 4650, and no card for £30 is going to do that. Stop trying. Save up a little more money.
Edited by DevilGear44 - 3/26/11 at 10:06am
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