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Windows 7: Which card is better? I can choose from two

22 Feb 2015   #1

Microsoft® Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
Which card is better? I can choose from two


I have the two cards listed below and I want to choose the one that's better/more powerful etc.
Basically one is the integrated graphics that comes with my processor and the other one is my good old card. :)

- Built-in graphics: AMD Athlon 3150 (Quad-core AM1 processor) with integrated Radeon graphics
- NVIDIA 7600 GT (this is a dedicated PCI-Express card)

Device manager shows that both of them have 256 MB dedicated RAM and can use additional memory from system RAM.

I would usually choose a dedicated card but in this situation, I'm not sure. Both are working perfectly fine, but the integrated card is much newer (doesnt mean its better, just newer).

Which one would you choose, if you could only choose from these two? (I don't want to buy a new one now)

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2015   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-BIT

I'd go with the Dedicated GPU bundled with the AM1 Processor. That NVIDIA 7600 GT is extremely old and will barely play newer titles or even don't, plus the 7600 GT is only DX 9.0c Capable and the 3150's GPU is DX 11.2.

It's either get a GTX 750 Ti or just use the Radeon Graphics in the processor.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2015   #3

Microsoft® Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Thank you! :)
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