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martin7709

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best pci-e 2 16x graph card for acer x3300 desktop with nvidia chipset and psu 220V. thanx for advice.
i cant change PSU it is in special slim sh.t. i do not want to buy low level profile card from acer coz they want 130 pounds :D. they offer suitable geforce g110 1gb ram
 

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Yeah that's a tough one. I come across this a lot with people who have either hand me down PC's or PC's that were just bought for them (not with gaming specifically in mind usually).

I usually recommend either saving up for a 350-400 dollar cheapy computer that you can at least have some more room in, or buy a new case, new psu, and then a new video card. But you're only as fast as your slowest part, so if your CPU is going to be a limiting factor as Jerreece stated, then I wouldn't even bother buying new parts.

Sorry bud! You can try this from ibuypower for $500 bucks:

AMD Athlon II DDR2 Configurator
Case ( NZXT Gamma Mid Tower Gaming Case - Black )
iBUYPOWER Labs - Noise Reduction ( None )
iBUYPOWER Labs - Internal Expansion ( None )
Case Lighting ( None )
Processor ( AMD Athlon™ II X2 250 Dual-Core CPU )
Processor Cooling ( Certified CPU Fan and Heatsink )
Memory ( 2 GB [1 GB X2] DDR2-800 PC6400 Memory Module - Corsair-Value or Major Brand )
Video Card ( ATI Radeon HD 5670 - 512MB - Single Card )
Video Card Brand ( Major Brand Powered by ATI or NVIDIA )
Motherboard ( ASUS M4A785-M -- AMD 785G Hybrid CrossFire Chipset w/8-ch HD Audio, Gb LAN, S-ATA Raid, USB 2.0, 1 PCI-E MB )
Motherboard Add-on ( None )
Power Supply ( 600 Watt -- Power Supply - SLI Ready )
Primary Hard Drive ( 500 GB HARD DRIVE -- 16M Cache, 7200 RPM, 3.0Gb/s - Single Drive )
Data Hard Drive ( None )
Optical Drive ( 24X Dual Format/Double Layer DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive - Black )
2nd Optical Drive ( None )
Flash Media Reader/Writer ( None )
Meter Display ( None )
Sound Card ( 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard )
Network Card ( Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100) )
Netbook / Notebook Bundle ( None )
Operating System ( None- Pre-formatted Hard Drive Only )
Monitor ( None )

That should definitely be enough to get you going
 

martin7709

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thanx guys. yes jerreece that is myt pc i got just 630 quad cpu on 2.8GHz. there is space for low profile grap card. acer offering those but expensive for this computer.

VGA CARD GEFORCE GT120 1GB 128BITS DDR II SAMSUNG DVI HDMI
LP PCB 55NM WITH LP BRACKET
VG.PCGT1.213

VGA CARD PCPARTNER GT100 512MB 64BITS DDR II SAMSUNG DVI
VGA HDMI WITH 1 LP BRACKET
VG.PCGT1.L02
 

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It's not a bad cpu. I have 630 just like you. Mine has windows experience score is actually higher than my gpu (HD4850): 7.2 vs. 7.0. I wouldn't hope to get even a decent gpu for gaming with a slim case and psu. like yours. Your psu is mediocre, to be honest.
 

jerreece

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You could consider whether an ATI HD5570 low profile card might fit into your case. It's definitely not a gaming GPU, but it would potentially fit. (Keep in mind, the GT120 and GT100 cards from nVidia aren't really gaming cards either!!)

Low Profile GPUs are designed for low heat output and low power use. They're designed more for Home Theater PCs than game play systems.

Here's a benchmark/review of the HD5570 to give you an idea of what to expect:
http://www.techspot.com/review/245-ati-radeon-hd-5570/
 

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my psu is liteon 220v.
 

martin7709

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my windows score
cpu 7.2
ram 5.9
aero 4.4
3d 5.1
hdd 5.9

i got nvidia chipset and i am not sure if ati will work properly with nvidia chipset.and i forget.i am not playing games guys.i just watch movies in full hd and using dxva gpu acceleration.it works fine and cpu is on 4percent gpu 45percent usage by 1080p movie.i just want something else then integrated card.what about ati hd5570 will it work with 220v psu?
 

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HD5450 it is much better than my integrated geforce 9200.can u write down all specification like memory etc? thnx
 

martin7709

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Radeon HD 5450 (single GPU)

* The card requires you to have a 300 Watt power supply unit at minimum if you use it in a mainstream system. That power supply needs to have (in total accumulated) at least 30 Amps available on the +12 volts rails.

i need something for 220w psu
 

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so i gonna try it. just last question.can u suggest concrete model how much memory and low profile bracket in pack?

and what about the 5570 please. what psu for 5570?
 

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and l;ast question it there option for ddr3 on the card?
 
That should be fine. 1GB of memory on a card like this is a marketing gimmick and in reality entirely useless. A card of this caliber(or even significantly better ones) cannot effectively use more than 512mb.
On a side note;
Have you actually tried your onboard graphics before deciding it needs to be replaced?
 

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