PCIe graphics card suggestions

adamlug

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Hi,

I'm looking for a graphics card for my new PC for around $50-60, maybe a little more. I read the September "Best Graphics Cards for the Money" and am leaning toward a 4850. Here are my specs (from memory, sorry for lack of detail):

Intel e7400 2.8Ghz
Intel motherboard with 1 PCIe slot
2 GB Ram (will upgrade to 4 someday)
~400W power supply

I don't have a great monitor (probably run 1200x?? at most, may upgrade someday) and am not too picky about super high details, but I would like an acceptable framerate while not looking awful. If I need to spend more than $50 let me know, as I want the card to last me awhile, even if that means upgrading the monitor and ram or whatever else.

Thanks,
Adam
 

adamlug

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Oops, I meant 4650.
 

smoggy12345

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The 4850 is a good choice although i think a little more than you $60 budget

Have you looked at a 4770?? Nearly same performance as 4850 but a little cheaper and cunsumes less power??

Also make sure your PSU is good enough!!!