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Upgrading my graphics card


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#1 esong17

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Posted 05 February 2011 - 11:59 AM

I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for which graphics card I should upgrade to. I am currently using a Nvidia Geforce GTS 250. 300$ is the max price I am willing to spend. I'm sort of a noob on posting specs on my computer, so I have listed a list of specs provided by the company I had bought the computer from.
BUNDLE: None
BLUETOOTH: None
CD: LG 22X DVD+/-R/+/-RW + CD-R/RW Dual Layer Drive (BLACK COLOR)
CD2: None
CAS: Raidmax Skyline Mid-Tower Gaming Case w/ Side-Panel Window (Silver Color)
CASUPGRADE: None
CS_FAN: Default case fans
CPU: Intel® CoreT i5-750 2.66 GHz 8M L2 Cache LGA1156
FAN: Intel LGA1156 Certified CPU Fan & Heatsink
FREEBIE_RM: None
FREEBIE_MB: None
FA_HDD: None
FLASHMEDIA: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (SILVER COLOR)
FLOPPY: None
FREEBIE_OS: None
HDD: Single Hard Drive (750GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
HDD2: None
IEEE_CARD: None
KEYBOARD: Xtreme Gear (Black Color) Multimedia/Internet USB Keyboard
MOUSE: XtremeGear Optical USB 3 Buttons Gaming Mouse
MODEM: None
MEMORY: 4GB (2GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory Module (Corsair or Major Brand)
MULTIVIEW: Non-SLI/Non-CrossFireX Mode Supports Multiple Monitors
MONITOR: None
MONITOR2: None
MOTHERBOARD: [CrossFireX] GigaByte P55M-UD2 Intel P55 Chipset DDR3 uATX Mainboard w/ 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, USB2.0, SATA-II RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe, 2 PCIe X1 & 3 PCI
NETWORK: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network
OVERCLOCK: No Overclocking
OS: None - FORMAT HARD DRIVE ONLY
OS_UPGRADE: None
PRINTER: None
PRINTER_CABLE: None
POWERSUPPLY: 700 Watts Power Supplies (SLI/CrossFire Ready Power Supply)
RUSH: NO; READY TO SHIP IN 5~10 BUSINESS DAYS
SERVICE: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT
SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
SPEAKERS: None [-5]
TEMP: None
TVRC: None
USB: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
USBHD: None
VIDEOCAMERA: Zonet USB Webcam with Motion Detection [+17]
VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 1GB 16X PCI Express [+13] (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)

Any tips/help/recommendations/comments are welcome! Thanks!

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#2 killerx525

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Posted 05 February 2011 - 06:06 PM

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System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
Games: APB: Reloaded, Hours played: 3100+  System2: Late 2011 Macbook Pro 15inch   OFw63FY.png





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