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Graphics Card Upgrade HELP

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ladywind, Nov 20, 2008.

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  1. ladywind

    ladywind Thread Starter

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    I am upgrading my brother's computer with a new graphics card. I need advice on what graphics card is the best option for under $150 that would work on his computer. Even up to $200 is fine, I just want it to work. Its an older computer so it probably cannot be a card that requires a lot of power. The specs off the Dell site are below.

    Dell Dimension 8400, originally purchased in May 2005.
    2 G5451 DIMM,256,400,32X64,8,240,1RX16 (about to upgrade to 2gb memory)
    1 F3988 CRD,GRPHC,128,X300,SE,MRMGA8
    1 J9058 HD,80GB,SATA,7.2K,8MB,MXT-CAL
     
  2. Jordster

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    It depends on what games you want to play with it. Post back and I'll help you in 20 mins (Recess now).
     
  3. ladywind

    ladywind Thread Starter

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    I have no idea really. Its for my brother. I know he is not trying to play anything super high quality.
     
  4. Jordster

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    back,

    Maybe look around a GeForce 8800. They're expensive (around 200), but they're capable of playing any game well.
     
  5. Jordster

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    Anything like an 8800GTS or GT is good. :)
     
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