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Anastacia01
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Best video card

This is what I have currently

Dell Inspiron 545-006B

Depth 17.4 in

Height 14.8 in

Graphics: 256 MB ATI Mobility RADEON HD 3450

Video memory: 256 MB

Sound card - Integrated

Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 / 2.33 GHz OS: Windows Vista Home Premium 64 Bit

RAM: 8 GB DDR II SDRAM Cache Memory Type L2 cache

Installed Size 4 MB

Mainboard Data bus speed 1333 MHz

       Hard Drive 1 TB - Standard - Serial ATA

       Optical Storage: Type DVD+/-RW / CD-RW

       Expansion Bays Total (Free) 1 ( 1 ) x External - 3.5 in, Internal - 5.25 in, 3.5 in

       Expansion Slots Total (Free) Memory, Memory card reader, PCI, PCI Express x1, PCI Express x16

       Interfaces 6 x USB 2.0 - USB 2.0, Modem - RJ-11, Ethernet - RJ-45

       Im upgrading my 300w PSU that came with it to a Corsair 400cx http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139008

 

Im looking for recomendations for a better Graphic card that will work with this system and the new power supply.

My budget is around 100 for the graphic card.

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2ndtimer
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Re: Best video card

I hope the Corsair PSU works in your system.  I have read other posts that some have had some grounding issues with the Corsair 400CX.  I have had no issues with the Coolermaster Elite 460 in my Vostro.

As for a graphics card for $100, I would look at the ATI Radeon HD-5670, or maybe an Nvidia 240GT with DDR5.  If you could stretch your budget a bit, the RAdeon HD-5750 is nice.  I am looking forward to getting mine back.

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