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Windows 7: Graphic Card Guidence Help

24 Jul 2012   #1
MCE

Windows 7
 
 
Graphic Card Guidence Help

Here is the deal, I have a Game I would like to play (Guild Wars 2) and when I played it
it was lagging like hell so I had to reduce the graphics settings to the lowest i could and the lag went away (most of it). I meet all the system requirement like RAM and CPU, but i think it was the graphics card that was letting me down (i am not to sure about graphics cards so thats why i need your help).

My graphics card is: AMD 760G

So can you please tell me how good or how bad it is and is it suitable to play games like Guild Wars 2 (it has really good graphics just search your self on youtube ).
If not, what is a good graphics card that would play Guild Wars 2 and not lag a bit? and how much money would i need to spend on a good graphics card?

Sorry for bombarding you guys with questions, i just have no knowledge in this stuff and if you were wondering about the system specs for Guild Wsrs 2 Here it is (under game FAQ). if you can help me out that would be great and very much appreciated, Thanks!


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24 Jul 2012   #2
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Hello MCE,

here are requirements for Guidwars 2
Minimum Requirements
Core 2 Duo E4400 2.0GHz
Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4600+

83%
GeForce 7800 GS
Radeon X1800 Series 256MB

82%
2 GB

Win Xp 32
DX 9
25 GB



Recommended Requirements
Core 2 Quad Q6400 2.13GHz
Phenom 9650 Quad-Core

63%
GeForce GTS 450 2GB DDR3
Radeon HD 5670 1024MB

54%
4 GB

Win 7 64
DX 10
25 GB

AMD 760G has AMD 3000 Series. I will suggest go for ATI 5670 HD 1GB DDR5. Its not a costly card and can handle most of the games.Newegg.com - XFX HD-567X-ZNF3 Radeon HD 5670 1GB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
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24 Jul 2012   #3
MCE

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks for that just a few thing I want to clarify, will I need a new motherboard for that graphics card? And (the stupidest question of all) if I upgrade my whole computer like RAM CPU and so on will that graphics card still be compatible?
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24 Jul 2012   #4
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MCE View Post
Thanks for that just a few thing I want to clarify, will I need a new motherboard for that graphics card? And (the stupidest question of all) if I upgrade my whole computer like RAM CPU and so on will that graphics card still be compatible?
MCE, if your current motherboard has a PCIe slot then this card will be compatible. Also, If you upgrade your PC even then this card will be compatible. But, make sure that you have a good PSU (500W to 600W will be sufficient).

Can you also let us know what is your budget? cause, we can suggest you some more better cards that way.
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24 Jul 2012   #5
MCE

Windows 7
 
 

Ok first of all how do I find out my PSU and how do I know if I have a PCIE slot? My budget is about $80 at the moment (would there be any good cards for that price? Ie like the one you mentioned)
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24 Jul 2012   #6
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

If you could fill in your system specs, this will help us ascertain a plan of action and adaquit help for your needs.
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