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Replacing GPU, £100 and below budget

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by xed888, 22 Apr 2010.

  1. xed888

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    Joined: 22 Apr 2010

    Posts: 2

    APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: within the next two weeks

    USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: light gaming ( wanna play Starcraft 2 when it comes out), full HD movies.

    CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: integrated GPU, 365W PSU, had an old Ati X1300 but that bit the dust.

    OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: Mobo Intel 945G. 2GB DDR2 Ram. CPU Intel Pentium 4 521 processor 2.8GHz

    PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS:UK websites
    COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: UK

    PARTS PREFERENCES:no preference

    OVERCLOCKING: No SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

    MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080

    ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Thinking of upgrading CPU as well, there are plenty of second hand ones on ebay) Please suggest what processor too. Mobo can support Pentium D dual core from 915, 925, 930, 940 ,945 to 950.

    Hi guys,

    basically got an old comp no one wanted so i thought id refurbish it and use it. want a new cpu n gpu. any suggestions?

    thanks for reading!
     
  2. Lemin

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    Joined: 8 Jul 2009

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    Location: Folkestone

    Id say cheapest 4670 you can find.
     
  3. Alex74

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    Joined: 7 May 2009

    Posts: 3,541

    Location: London

    ^^ that.

    wouldnt bother upgrading the cpu, might as well invest in a new motherboard, cpu and memory. Otherwise you'll be investing a lot of money for no real reason. Get the best out of what you have and leave, stick in a 4670 and leave it at that would by my suggestion :D
     
  4. xed888

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    Joined: 22 Apr 2010

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    thanks for that!

    how about 4650? i was recommended that as well.