Well, a couple months back I took in some suggestions as to what parts I should add to a computer I'm building. It was a pipedream then, seeing as how money was so short, that I would be scrapping a perfectly fine computer just to get some extra parts for the job. Teenagers and their minimum wage, you see (college comes first). Well, time changes, and so has my computer situation. I have sitting next to me a computer I recently was lucky enough to have had practically dropped on my lap from an overgenerous family member. I could not be any more grateful for this system (which was quite expensive, from what I read). The build: -1.86GHZ Intel Core 2 Duo Processor -250GB SATA II HD -2GB DDR2 SSDRAM (At 667MHz-- it's 2x 1GB) -Dual DVD Drives, one a +/-RW (but that's irrelevant to the PC's performance) -And the video card, which is the least impressive: It's an NVIDIA GEFORCE 7300 LE. I'm getting some unbelievable performance out of this (stuff doesn't load: it just... appears), and I'd say the rest of the beefy system is really saving the video card's *** from seeming as bad as it really is. My question is this: Any suggestions on a reasonably priced (let's say around the $150 range) video card (PCI-e, of course)? And if you had to rate this system (video card aside), what would you rate it at? Any other suggestions you wanna give? Thanks all. Just letting you know that sometimes things go my way. Oh, and for a reference of how big the performance difference I'm experiencing from my old computer is, I'm going to throw my old computer's build out at ya: -512MB RAM -80GB HDD -1.8GHZ Pentium 4 Processor -An integrated video card that attempted--but failed-- at shaders Yeah. Compare my old computer and my new one, and you'll see where I'm coming from. I still can't get over the shock of such a performance difference. I'm just amazed.