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Old 12-11-2010, 12:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys, i'm building a budget gaming rig this Christmas. Problem is i had a few complications meaning i wont have as much money as i thought i would. To get round this, i am not buying a new GPU straight away and using the on-board graphics on my motherboard while i save up for the new GPU. I was just wondering what is the best GPU i could get for a budget of about 120? I would like the card to be able to run metro 2033 in medium-high settings.
Just as a side note, most people seem to be from around America on this forum so for me it would have to be a card from a site like Scan.co.uk: Computer Hardware or Cheap Laptops, Computers and Cheap LCD TVs | Ebuyer.com.

Also this is the motherboard i have right now: Scan.co.uk: Asus M4A88T-M AMD 880G AM3 Motherboard

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If your PSU has the juice to run it:

Scan.co.uk: XFX HD 5770 AMD / ATI Graphics Card - 1GB - HD-577X-ZNFV
106.29 Inc VAT

The cooler should be better on this card than the other models.
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Great thanks! i was looking at this as well, just wasn't sure
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