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Need new Graphics card, however....


Razzerz

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Hello, I'm looking to get a new graphics card, my budget is around £100 and I have recommended getting an HD 6850 which sounds fine. It's a Dell (sigh) Studio XPS 8100. My computer specs are currently: Intel i7-860 2.8 quad 6 Gb Ram HD 5450 - pants.

Buuut, the problem I have is I'm not sure if a new card would fit on the Motherboard! (gasp) Have a look and help would be appreciated :) http://img163.imageshack.us/img163/6997/picture1sx.jpg

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Razzerz

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Oh bother, I accidentally posted twice, sorry guys.

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rdave13

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Not a good photo but it looks as there isn't enough room to fart in there.

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rdave13

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Dimensions of the cheapest is here .

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Razzerz

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I'm sorry for the 1.3mp picture :/ If the depth of the card is down, then anything will fit, but I'm not sure what these cards are like in real life.

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rdave13

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Same here according to the duff size shown in Amazon. More info on the card and note the minimum PSU is 500W.

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Razzerz

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So is the HD 6850 the biggest bang for buck? Or are there better for cheaper? What sort of FPS would I get on crysis max settings with a: i7-860-2.8gz 6gb ram HD 6850

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Razzerz

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So is the HD 6850 the biggest bang for buck? Or are there better for cheaper? What sort of FPS would I get on crysis max settings with a: i7-860-2.8gz 6gb ram HD 6850

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