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Windows 7: Replacing a video card and possibly MoBo in an old PC

31 Mar 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Replacing a video card and possibly MoBo in an old PC

So here is the deal: My poor GTX560 most likely got fried and I'm wondering what to replace it with. I am willing to replace a MoBo if need be, but would rather keep my CPU as well as monitors (2 analog 1440*900) for now.

Should I just get myself a new-sih GTX560 or is there a GPU-MoBo combo that will keep my current hardware working while making a future upgrade of other components possible.

What would be a smart way to go about it?

My current rig:

Asus P8H61-M LX2
Intel Core i5-2310 2.9GHz Socket 1155
Kingston HyperX 4GB DDR3-1333 Non-ECC CL9 Red
Corsair Builder Series CX600 V2 — 80 PLUS
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 560 1GB
SSD: Crucial MX100 256GB (system)
HDD : WD 500GB 7200 16MB

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01 Apr 2015   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

I recommend an EVGA 900 series card.
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03 Apr 2015   #3

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM

What's your budget? That will play a big part in what you should be looking at.
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