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OK Whats the best Video Card I can Get for my setup


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Hello all

I want to up date my PC,s video card what do you think would be the best card for my Pc

this is what I have

Operating System- Windows 7 Ultimate

Case- Apollo NZXT

Monitor- Samsung SyncMaster 940BW 19 inch widescreen

Graphics/Video Card- EVGA Nvidia GTX 260 OVERCLOCKED 896MB of onboard memory

RAM/Memory- 4 Gigabytes PC-2 6400

Processor- Intel Pentum 4 Dual Core 2.80 GHz

Motherboard- Gigabyte EP43-UD3L

Heat Sink- Coolermaster GEMENII with 5 copper heat pipes

Power Supply- Antec ATX 650 watts

DVD/CD- Lightscribe SATA DVD/CD Burner

Hard Drive- 640 Gigabytes SATA with a hard drive cooling fan

PCI WiFi- Trentnet Wireless N Wifi

Keyboard- Logitech

Gaming Mouse- Wolf King Trooper 2200 DPI

Speakers- Boston 2.1 with powered subwoofer
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Whats wrong with your GTX 260? That should put you on high if not max settings for most games out. You should be able put a GTX 295 in there. The only question we would have is whats your budget and whats the model number of your power supply. (we need to see the specs to see if you power supply can handle a monster card/ SLI options) Is your dual core CPU a core 2 duo?
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your right about the card so i will be replacing the CPU with this

intel Q9550= Core2 Quad Q9550 2.83GHz 1333MHz Socket 775 Quad-Core 45nm Processor = 169.99

is that a good price or can i do better
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The GTX 260 is a pretty good card, I would definitely upgrade the CPU first and see how things run then before upgrading the graphics card as well.
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The new CPU Specs





· CPU Speed: 2.83 GHz.

· PCG: 05A.

· Bus Speed: 1333 MHz.

· Bus/Core Ratio: 8.5.

· L2 Cache Size: 12 MB.

· L2 Cache Speed: 2.83 GHz.

· Package Type: LGA775.

· Manufacturing Technology: 45 nm.

· Core Stepping: C1.

· CPUID String: 10677h.

· Thermal Design Power: 95W.

· Thermal Specification: 71.4oC.

· VID Voltage Range: 0.85V - 1.3625V.
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Where did you find the Q9950 for $169? I can't find it under $220. So then the answer would be yes, thats a good price.
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Q9550... whatever. the number was wrong, but the price is still right
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Q9550... whatever. the number was wrong, but the price is still right



is there a Q9950????????
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no i don't think so. typo :)
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Intel Pentum processor Q9550= Core2 Quad Q9550 2.83GHz 1333MHz Socket 775 Quad-Core 45nm Processor

Graphics/Video Card- EVGA Nvidia GTX 260 OVERCLOCKED 896MB of onboard memory

RAM/Memory- 4 Gigabytes PC-2 6400

Motherboard- Gigabyte EP43-UD3L
Heat Sink- Coolermaster GEMENII with 5 copper heat pipes

Power Supply- Antec ATX 650 watts :) :) :) """""IS THIS ENOUGH POWER""""" :) :) :)

Hard Drive- 640 Gigabytes SATA with a hard drive cooling fan


is that what you looking for Blind.

And where I got the Processor from??

The guy I purchased the PC from gave me the Number of his freind that helped him build the system and that guy is a hole seller and gave it to me at cost and said he would install it for free


And they say chivalry is dead...

He offered this before I invited them to my 800 acer hunting land next weekend all payed for by me .I feel its the least I can do

Edited by General Bossman, 30 November 2009 - 02:07 PM.

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