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need advice on graphics card selection


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#1 jonney88

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Posted 10 May 2015 - 02:31 PM

I have a budget of £150  to spend on my pc to set it up for gaming my current spec is

 

amd fx6300

8gd ddr3

120gb ssd

ati 3000on board graphics

 

currently it cant run games on basic settings will a graphics card solve this thanks



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Posted 10 May 2015 - 03:03 PM

Absolutely. What power supply? If it is a good brand and does not need to be replaced....

 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 280 3GB WINDFORCE Video Card  (£147.46 @ Ebuyer)
Total: £147.46
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-05-10 21:02 BST+0100

 

If it is a bad brand and needs to be replaced...

 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Video Card: PowerColor Radeon R9 270 2GB TurboDuo Video Card  (£108.24 @ More Computers)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  (£38.99 @ Novatech)
Total: £147.23
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-05-10 21:03 BST+0100


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#3 jonney88

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Posted 10 May 2015 - 03:06 PM

the power supply will prob need replacing ive only had the mobo ram and cpu since saterday, the psu only has 4 pins for mobo aswell but it still works, will these upgrades enable me to play games on decnt graphix settings


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Posted 10 May 2015 - 03:09 PM

Yes. Buy the 2nd combo I put above.


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