Replacing NVidea GTS 250

  JConcept4 04 Jan 12

Hi all

I bought a PC about 2yrs ago for video editing and web designing (flash etc).

The graphics card has died and so I'm looking for a replacement.

This is the oringal spec of the PC:

-- Intel Core i7 920 2.66GHz 8Mb Cache, Manufacturer Supplied Cooler, 6Gb DDR3 CORSAIR Triple Channel 1600, 1000GB SATA Hard Drive, 500GB Secondary SATA HDD, , I7 - MSI X58 Pro SLI/X-fire 6400FSB DDR3 2000 x6 X58 chipset, 896Mb GTX260 PCI Express Nvidia DDR DVI, Elite 330 Black Silver Midi Case No Psu RC-330-KKN1-GP, CiT 500W Black Edition PSU, DVD+/- RW - 20X Samsung Lightscribe, 52 in 1 card reader internal 3.5, Integrated Sound Card, Intergrated Monitor Speakers, No printer, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit --

Please can somebody help me buy a new graphics card which will run nicely alongside the other components?

I have seen the below which looks a pretty decent spec but as the machine is now not used as much as it was previously could I get away with something cheaper/lower power?

Thanks for any help


  JConcept4 04 Jan 12

Sort wrong title folks

It should be 'Replacing NVidia GTX260'

Not sure where GTS250 came from.

  Ibanez2010 04 Jan 12

How about something off this page? You shouldn't need much of a high end video card unless you're gaming.

  JConcept4 04 Jan 12


Would the Gt 430 be a good in between card?

  Ibanez2010 04 Jan 12

Yes, it's a bit better than the GT220.


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