Well, here's the deal. My 3+ year old - 22" LG LCD Flatron W2242T is pretty much FUBAR. I'm planning to get a new monitor in a couple hours. Preferably a 24" or above LED - maybe a Samsung, LG or...... ~ any suggestions/recommendations
? (brand wise).
Now, since I'm going to get a new monitor, i decided to get a new graphic card as well. My current card is an old NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT 512 MB DDR2
Before i continue, let me mention that my motherboard is Gigabyte G41M-Combo
. I could use both DDR2 and DDR3 memory/RAM but I'm uncertain about graphic card. 2-part question
- As i understand, my current graphic card is a DDR2. Does it matter if you use a DDR3 or DDR2 video card? Or the DDR2/3/4/etc plays a factor and i can't use anything other than a DDR2?
- If i could use any card (DDR2/3/etc), which brand/model should i go for (only select the list posted below please - You don't have to be specific if you don't want to; a simple answer such as 'You should always go for -i.e: Asus-' would be good as well).
As I'm on a budget, i could only get one of the following: **
Asus ENGT 520 Silent 1GB DDR3 |
Asus EAH5450 / EAH6450 Silent 1GB DDR3 |
MSI N520GT 1GB DDR3
Palit GF210 1GB DDR3
Palit GT520 1GB DDR
64B TC |
Sapphire HD5450 1GB DDR3 |
Sapphire HD6450 1GB DDR3
XFX GT220 1GB DDR2 |
XFX HD6450 1GB DDR3 |
EVGA GT430 1GB DDR3 **
Thank you for your time and patience. It's truly appreciated.