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Graphics card advice


Jason UK

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Hi

I'm looking for advice about which graphics card would be most suitable. Here are my current specs (roughly):

i5 2500k 3.2Ghz 450W power supply 12Gb RAM 60Gb SSD & 500Gb SATA Can't remember the motherboard type - has plenty of PCI-[e] ports available though (currently only 1Gb shared graphics)

Budget: Approx. £100

I've only looked at Nvidia cards - the GTX650 & GTX560Ti, which didn't seem too bad for the cost. Any advice would be appreciated.

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Chronos the 2nd

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I would go for the GTX 560TI,have a look at the comparison here. But I do not think your current power supply will be enough you should have around 550W to be comfortable and you would need 2 6 pin power connectors.Specs. Here is the power specs for the GTX650 which need less power (400W) and only one 6 pin connector. Specs.

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Jason UK

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Thanks for the assistance Chronos, appreciated. However I've decided to go for a 7770.

Only because there's one on ebay in my local area and it's only £50, which is a bargain! It would probably cope better on my PSU too, since it only requires 450W (and comes with a free 6-4 pin adapter).

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Chronos the 2nd

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Could not see the one you mean on Ebay,I am assuming it is second hand then for that price?

A couple of comparisons for you.

560Ti vs 7770

GTX 650 vs 7770

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