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Windows 7: Want to update video card!

02 Jan 2011   #1
DrBejar

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Want to update video card!

Hey everyone!
I want to do an upgrade for my video card, but I don’t know how to pick or if it's appropriate for my computer?
Sorry if I'm not bein specific.
I have an ATi Radeon 4600 HD.

I'm using my current one for gaming-World of Warcraft, Dirt 2, Mafia II.
Not hardcore gaming, just casual for non-lag.



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02 Jan 2011   #2
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

Other things also have to be taken into account depending on what you want the card for. If you can be more specific as to your needs we can point you towards the right kind of gpu and if necessary the other parts.
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02 Jan 2011   #3
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

Ok I see you have updated your post, wouldn't have caught onto that if I hadn't seen last edited.

Anyway next question is how much have you got to spend?
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02 Jan 2011   #4
DrBejar

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I'd say about $100-$200
I would like to spend.
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02 Jan 2011   #5
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

What power supply do you have in your computer now because you need to consider that as well if you want a card for that much, at least a good brand with 500w - 35amp rail.

Do you know the details of yours?
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02 Jan 2011   #6
DrBejar

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I have no idea how to check, but i think it's 500w.
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02 Jan 2011   #7
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

You will need to take the side off your case, it is the 3 pin you plug into the wall. Once side of case is off they are usually located at the top, cant miss it, big square thing. Read what it says on the side, make model, watts and more specifically what the 12v rating is!


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02 Jan 2011   #8
DrBejar

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Mine looks just like that picture!
I'll do it when I get back from work.
Thanks bud, I will let you know.
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02 Jan 2011   #9
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

No Problem.
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02 Jan 2011   #10
Punkster

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit)
 
 

Hello there, here's a link with Newegg's video cards on stock in the range of 100 ~ 200$, it can go as low as a 9800GT and as high as a HD 6850/GTX 460 1GB

But you still need to tell us, as RST101 asked, what are you going to use the card for? and then maybe we could guide you into the right direction

Here:

Newegg.com - Computer Hardware,Video Cards & Video Devices,Desktop Graphics / Video Cards,$100 - $200

And if you're picky with the Shipping and would like to save a few little bucks (I live outside USA so free shipping it's a MUST for me, even though i have to pay shipping to my country)

Newegg.com - Computer Hardware,Video Cards & Video Devices,Desktop Graphics / Video Cards,$100 - $200,Free Shipping
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