Choice of graphics card

By alan2
Feb 19, 2012
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  1. hi i wish to add a grahics card to my setup

    my system specs are-
    motherboard- asus m4a87td evo
    cpu-phenom ll x6 1090t be
    psu-500 watts
    memory- 4gb ddr3
    win 7

    it wiil be used for gaming, x3 ,nexus jupiter incident if anyone could help or have any ideas it would be most appreciated
    thanks
  2. Buckshot420

    Buckshot420 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 467

    What is your budget?
  3. alan2

    alan2 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    around 70-90 pounds
  4. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 4,265   +41

    I'd suggest an ATI 6850 or a Nvidia 550 TI
  5. alan2

    alan2 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    graphics card choice

    thankyou for your suggestions i have one querry before i buy my computer has ddr3 memory the two cards mentioned are ddr5 will these make a diference and be compatable any thoughts please
    thanks
  6. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 4,265   +41

    No, it won't make a difference, they are totally unrelated.
  7. alan2

    alan2 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    graphics card choice

    thanks for your suggestions i have one question the two cards mentioned are both ddr5 memory my computer is ddr3 will they be compatable ?
    thanks
  8. alan2

    alan2 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    graphics card choice

    thanks for your help
    cheers
  9. equatom

    equatom Newcomer, in training

    make sure your power supply can handle it


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