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Graphics Card Upgrade

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by scottishparis, Apr 17, 2010.

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  1. scottishparis

    scottishparis Thread Starter

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    Am looking to upgrade my graphics card - looking for good suggestions?

    Am currently running:

    Geil Black Dragon DDR2 4.0GB PC6400 Quad Channel Kit (4 x 1GB) 800MHz (4-4-4-12)
    Intel CPU Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz 1333FSB LGA775 6MB Cache
    Asus P5N32-E SLI
    NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT (512 MB)
    Sony DVD RW DRU-810A
    Sony CD-RW CRX230EE
    Hiper Type R 580W
    View Sonic VX924
    Thermaltake Damier V5000A Black Series

    Cheers!
     
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  5. scottishparis

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    Sorry, I'm not looking for a driver, I'm looking for a hardware suggestion...
     
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    What games are you playing, what power supply do you have, and what is your budget?
     
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    I'm sorry - I didn't read your post carefully enough.
     
  8. scottishparis

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    I mainly use the PC for watching movies and partner played Football Manager so not really that intensive use. Just looking for something better. Current power supply is Hiper Type R 580W. Under £100 would be good.
     
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    Neither of those would really benefit from a better video card, I'd say save your money for now. The 8500GT is still a decent entry level card for a entertainment PC.

    The requirements for Football Manager are pretty low: http://www.footballmanager.com/index.php?p=demo
     
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