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Old 12-30-2008, 08:17 PM   #11 (permalink)
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low/medium it will play anything.

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Old 12-31-2008, 10:36 PM   #12 (permalink)
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thanks for your replys

just one more question lol

my wife is also in need of a graphics card, her motherboard is a -
Foxconn RC4107MA-RS2H

am not sure if he has pci express or just normal pci was wondering if any one would know and if so what graphics card would be ok in her system as she is currently running on the onboard graphics and i think this is slowing her pc and taxing her system, she is running -

300w power supply
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2gb ram

thanks for any replys in advance
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oh and budget is £50 - £130
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Old 12-31-2008, 10:41 PM   #14 (permalink)
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get some thing like a 8500 or 8400gs if she does not play games
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Old 12-31-2008, 10:43 PM   #15 (permalink)
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she dose play some but not much she looking to be able to play sims 3 when it out tho.

would that be a standard pci or pci express, sorry am unsure - any links?

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that mobo has a pci express slot.
Newegg.com - XFX PVT84JYAJG GeForce 8600 GT 512MB 128-bit GDDR2 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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