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matt66666

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Hi i need a new graphics card i am currently using on board graphics my current system is below, I don't want a great card just want to play old games like dawn of war 1 mayby 2 , battle for middle earth in decent graphics and maybe play games like battlefield 2 etc, i want to buy locally from here

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but don't know what i need are these £20-£30 cards good enough if so any advice on which one i want to spend as little as possible

Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit SP1
CPU
Intel Pentium E5200 @ 2.50GHz 33 °C
Wolfdale 45nm Technology
RAM
3.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 333MHz (5-5-5-15)
Motherboard
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. G31M-ES2L (Socket 775) 30 °C
Graphics
T150 (1024x768@60Hz)
Intel G33/G31 Express Chipset Family
Hard Drives
149GB Seagate ST3160815AS ATA Device (SATA) 40 °C
Optical Drives
TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S223C ATA Device
MagicISO Virtual DVD-ROM0000
Audio
High Definition Audio Device
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howtheflip

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The most important question is your current power supply? that will limit the choices if you don't have a very strong power supply. For your price range, however, you probably won't even be able to choose a card that is that power demanding, so it shouldn't be much of an issue. Personally, I have purchased a radeon 6570 for 45 american dollars, I don't know how much that transfers over. That wasn't on the website you listed however. The only radeon card in your price range listed is a 6450 as well, which is more for watching videos and streams than it is for playing games. I don't know much about geforce cards, but i'm assuming their performance is the same. If you are looking for a card that is decent for performance and is cheap, go for the 6570 on a different website.
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