A good Graphics Card for my system.. that runs on 300w

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deandremouse

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Hi
Im trying to adda a good Graphics card to my computer to play this simulator-
Bus & Cable Car - Simulator By TML studios
http://www.buscablecarsimulator.com/index.php?id=572&L=1

My friend was trying to assist me find a card for my situation but we then later realized my PSU was only 300w
What would be a good graphics card for my system -

ZT Systems Infinity 2087xi-39
Intel ® G33/G31 Express chipset family
Processor: Pentium® Dual-Core CPU E5400 @ 2.70GHz
Installed memory (RAM): 4.00 GB
64 bit operating system
PSU 300W

what could I get for this?
Thanks
Deandre W.
 
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for your system you will be limited for 5670. your PSU should be able 6670 but the card might conflict with your mobo since PCI-E 2.1 cards are known to have problem with PCI-E version 1.x

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As long as it can run this game fine with none to minimal lag, I'll be happy. Im sick of the default graphics limitations.
should be fine with the 5670 then?
 

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Its a foxconn PSU, and from what ive been reading on YouTube some people aren't too happy about them, but I've never had a problem with it. Runs strong.

and im looking for a good 400w PSU to replace it now like he said. the XIGMATEKs wires are huge..
 

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I was looking for a psu w/a rear fan not bottom one. found the Antec EarthWatts Green EA-430D Green 430W for me.
 

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Xigmatek PSUs are junk. I know a guy who had one that burned out quickly. Get a Seasonic, Corsair, Antec, or PC Power & Cooling. I have a Seasonic S12II 520w - a bit expensive, but there's very little ripple and it's very quiet. Look for a good 12V rail in particular. Cards like the Nvidia 550ti are known to be good budget cards ($140). Look for EVGA branded ones.
 

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What?

Maybe the NPR-PCx03 PSU's were bad.

But the NPR-PCx02 series were great, all 80Plus certified.
 

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PSUs with a rear fan blow out and take in cool air from the outside.

A PSU with a rear fan just has a vent in the back of it assuming theres cool air coming in your computer already the fan is operatig inside the computer I guess
 
be it rear or bottom to me the air flow still moving through. the only difference i can see is PSU with bottom fan will have its component to be actively cool by the fan and the hot air will be passively moved out from the unit from the vent. if the fan was on the rear side the component will be passively cooled and the hot air will be taken out actively by rear fan but some PSU have both rear and bottom fan. honestly i don't really care where the fan is placed but in my opinion the parts inside the PSU is better to be directly cooled down which means bottom fan will be more suited to this task.
 

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the HD 6670 uses less power than the 5670 cz its based on better technology , and it has 80 more stream processors , but its a pci-e 2.1 i wouldn't wanna risk it , anyways u can get an HD 5670 , but since ur getting and antec psu , which is the best brand along with corsair , u can get this gts 250
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814162069&Tpk=gts%20250
for 80$ but that would require at least 25A on the 12V rail and a 6 pin connector , but u receive with the card a 6 pin to 2 molex convertor in case ur still using an old psu and the gts 250 can max out any game at 1440x900 , anyway happy gaming and good luck
 

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the HD 6670 uses less power than the 5670 cz its based on better technology , and it has 80 more stream processors , but its a pci-e 2.1 i wouldn't wanna risk it , anyways u can get an HD 5670 , but since ur getting and antec psu , which is the best brand along with corsair , u can get this gts 250
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814162069&Tpk=gts%20250
for 80$ but that would require at least 25A on the 12V rail and a 6 pin connector , but u receive with the card a 6 pin to 2 molex convertor in case ur still using an old psu and the gts 250 can max out any game at 1440x900 , anyway happy gaming and good luck
 
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