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GeForce 210 or ATI Radeon x700?


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Hello!
I was looking at 2 graphics cards. The GeForce 210 and the ATI Radeon x700. I just want to know which is better.
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X700 was released in 2004.
Geforce 210 is a 2010 model.

However, out of the two cards in question, the X700 is actually better. The 210 is a budget card and if you look at the prices it shows. According to some reviews it's worse than even a half-decent "onboard graphics" solution.

That being said, the X700 is six years old now. If you're looking to game on an existing machine, it may be an idea to expand your potential cards a bit.
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Thanks for the info! Good thing I saved my receipt! :)

Then whats the BEST graphics card I can get with a 300 Watt power supply?
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The 300w figure doesn't mean anything.
What is your computer make and model please?
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Its a custom build. Here are the specs:

-Core i3 @ 2.93 Ghz

-ASUS P7P55 SuperComputer

-1 gb of DDR3 RAM

-300watt Power supply

-Windows XP 32-bit

I use it for some Gaming. (Like the Sims 3)

Edited by Peptobismol165, 13 September 2010 - 05:45 AM.

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Well the easiest solution then would be to get an upgraded power supply. 300w is sailing very close to the wind as it is.
What is your current graphics card? That motherboard doesn't have onboard graphics.
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Well that's were I need help. That computer doesn't have a graphics card because my old graphics card died. (Yes the graphics card did DIE. I was having problems, so I troubleshooted by putting that graphics card in a working computer and the computer I put it into had the same problems) So that computer is "Down" til' I can get a new one. I don't have the money to get a new graphics card AND a new power supply, so I just would like to know whats the best graphics card I can get with a 30 Watt power supply.
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Okay but what was it?
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I had an ATI Radeon x700

Edited by Peptobismol165, 14 September 2010 - 03:49 PM.

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