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Which card?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by mattie, 1 Mar 2006.

  1. mattie


    Joined: 9 Nov 2005

    Posts: 75

    Location: Bath, UK

    hi all

    I've got an Asus vintage AH1 Barebones with Athlon 64 3200+ CPU and 1Gb RAM. I had to junk my old FX5200 as it was AGP and my barebones only has PCI-E. The inbuilt graphics are OK for older games but I'd like to get a reasonable card so I can play some of the newer games.

    I am looking to spend around £50, I appreciate it's not much but I could add a bit if there were notable improvements for not a great deal more. Does anyone have any recommendations for decent cheap graphics cards?


  2. ajgoodfellow


    Joined: 24 Dec 2004

    Posts: 11,343

    Location: Shirley, Solihull, UK

    An ATI Radeon X550 is the best card for £50 - it'll play all of the latest games too, just at lower resolutions (1024x768), medium texture detail and no AA or AF :)


    Joined: 17 Aug 2005

    Posts: 4,305

    ATI Radeon X550 :)
  4. mattie


    Joined: 9 Nov 2005

    Posts: 75

    Location: Bath, UK

    Thanks guys, I'll get one ordered up shortly!