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Hey, i am thinking of getting a new Graphics card, and i dont no what is the best out at the mo. I have bout £200 to spend. any help?
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OK so £200 = about $400 USD, just to get the convention down.
What do you do? Do you game? Do you want DirectX 10 to play all of the new kickass games that are coming out like World in Conflict or Crysis? Also what is your current Video card and other system specs? CPU, amount of RAM, current vid card, Wattage of your power supply, and if you can but not necessary the RPM of your hard drive.
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well i will be using it for gaming mainly. I have not got round to upgrading my other parts of my computer yet, but are planning on getting new PSU to. i was looking at NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS OC 320MB, what u think?
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The 8800GTS 320mb is a great card. I have the 640mb version, it is more expensive and is only worth it if you are running it on a large monitor. The best card on the market is the GeForce 8800 GTX but is very expensive For ~$500 or ~£250. The 8800GTS is a better bang for your buck though.
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so NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS OC 320MB is a good card? what wattage PSu would i need? also is there any ATI cards that are same price that are any good?
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also how much is the NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS OC 320MB card?
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ATI's DirectX 10 cards are not quite as good as the Nvidia but are still good. I would go with the 8800 GTS 320mb.

what wattage PSu would i need?

Well what are you planing to run it with CPU, RAM,...?

Edit:

also how much is the NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS OC 320MB card?

Do you have a site/retailer in mind? Usually ~$280 or ~£140 for you.

Edited by jackflash1991, 24 September 2007 - 03:49 PM.

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2gb PC-8500 ram and i have not upgraded my CPU yet but hoping to run a intel dual core maybe 3GHz maybe bit less aint thought bout it yet.
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550W-600W and I would highly recommend Antec PSUs. Antec make some of the most reliable and efficient PSU with a good bang for your buck.

ONLY BUY FROM WELL KNOWN PSU MANUFACTURES!!!
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thx m8, any good mobos you no of? £150ish mark? that suports all i have listed before.
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If you do not plan to go SLI then the ABIT IP35-E LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard is pretty good for $115 or ~£60. GIGABYTE also makes some good P35 boards.
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Hi _PuRe_! Here's my suggestions:

EVGA graphics card 196.21
Gigabyte motherboard 73.99
Antec power supply 79.95

If you would also like to upgrade your processor, I recommend this: Intel processor 115.68
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Hi _PuRe_! Here's my suggestions:

EVGA graphics card 196.21
Gigabyte motherboard 73.99
Antec power supply 79.95

If you would also like to upgrade your processor, I recommend this: Intel processor 115.68


All good choices. :)

Edited by jackflash1991, 24 September 2007 - 07:49 PM.

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i have found it on overclockers, for bout £190. BFG GeForce 8800 GTS OC 320MB i know some1 selling for £100, so worth buying at that price right?
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i was hoping to do furture expansion to SLI? so whats good mobo for that?
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