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Windows 7: Need help choosing a new card

06 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premuim 64-bit
Need help choosing a new card

I'm having major issues with my PC.

See my issue here:

Now, looking on Amazon I quickly became confused about which card to get on a budget.

My current Video Card is an Nvidia GeForce 8500 GT

These are a few of the ones I was looking at:

1. Sapphire HD5450 1GB DDR3 39.26
2. Sapphire HD5570 1GB DDR3 57.47
3. Gigabyte GV-R4640C-1GI Radeon HD 4650 (1GB, ATX, DVI-1) 47.16
4. ASUS 1GB -HD- 4350 Silent -PCI-E 2.0 (x16) - 800MHz GDDR2 -GPU 600MHz -80 Cores - D-Sub/DVI-I/HDMI 40.40
5. Palit nVidia gEfORCE 9500 GT 1GB PCI-Express 43.49
6. Zotac GT 240 1GB DDR3 PCI Express 54.08

Which one would you recommend?

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06 Mar 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64

Cintam, I would suggest filling out your system specs, we need to know the PSU make, model and power capacity. Also what kind of space do you have in your case....that rhymed.
If it was me I would strongly consider the Sapphire HD5570. What do you do with your computer and what is your price limit?
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06 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Either the HD 5570 or GT 240 should be fine with most modern power supplies and give you better performance than the 8500 you have.
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