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Windows 7: want a low cost graphics card for pcie x1 slot

15 Mar 2012   #11
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vikrantkarn007 View Post
thanks i think i will go with ati radeon 6450 or 6570 . i m little bit confuse as my dealer tell me that your mother board support grapics card upto ddr 3 only.is it true?
If I understand the statement, you need a new dealer. It's nonsense.

The type of RAM used on a discrete graphics card has nothing to do with the type on the motherboard. You could safely pair a graphics card using GDDR5 memory with a motherboard that uses DDR2.


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15 Mar 2012   #12
ReviverSoft

Windows 7 HP / Ultimate x64
 
 

^+1 to what he said. Either the dealer does not know what he's talking about or he's trying to push a particular card over the counter.

So go ahead and pick the better card in terms of specs.
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16 Mar 2012   #13
vikrantkarn007

windows 7 ultimate x84
 
 

my specs are Intel dual core e5400 , mother board- asus p5kpl am with pci ex16 slot with 2 gb ram.its support onlyddr 2 type ram
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16 Mar 2012   #14
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

You can fit any video card, be it an AMD chip or an NVidia one (it doesn't matter), so long as it will physically fit the space available with the correct interface and ports/adapter to suit your monitor setup. Don't overlook the power requirements of the card - if it requires additional power connections then these will need connecting.

As regards the memory, it doesn't matter. The memory on the card is totally independant from that on the motherboard. For example, my motherboard takes DDR2 memory, whereas that on my graphics card is GDDR5.
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18 Mar 2012   #15
vikrantkarn007

windows 7 ultimate x84
 
 

oh thanks
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