New video card

By iamaphoenix ยท 7 replies
Sep 6, 2010
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  1. hello, im sure someone posted somethign along this line before, but sicne computers react differently to different cards and such i figured id ask. want the new card for wow.. so =)

    i have a dell inspiron desktop
    intel core 2 duo E7400 @ 2.8
    6 gigs of ram
    64bit vista (saving for 7)
    current onboard graphics card - intel G33/31 series
    410 watt psu i think

    i was wondering if there was a good card that could run at about 30fps for the most part with the power restrictions (im looking into upgrading that since i think its damaged) and under like 60-70 bucks??

    thanks in advance
  2. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,448   +145

    IMO it would be better to get that new powersupply first, it would open a world of graphics card that are much more useful...
    I believe your motherboard has a PcIe, but just in case, post your motherboard or computer model number.
  3. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

  4. iamaphoenix

    iamaphoenix TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 53

    its an inspiron 530, i think i have an agi x16 slot dunno tho, and yeah i was tempted to find a psu as well, but again price range lol
  5. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    The HD 5670 is a great recommendation, and this one is slightly over-budget, but you get a rebate, which makes it a great deal IMHO.
  6. DKRON

    DKRON TS Guru Posts: 569   +25

  7. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 887   +19

    Don't try to get anyone to buy stuff from that website, their prices are too high


    Never mind, i see that the website is from Australia and its using U.S. currency
  8. DKRON

    DKRON TS Guru Posts: 569   +25

    Yes dustin, if you work out the currency calc it actually is very cheap

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