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Old 08-07-2007, 07:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I currently have

AMD Sempron 2800+ @2GHZ
768 MD DDR RAM (256+512)
ATI Radeon 9550

I have already bought another 1GB of RAM to replace my 256 so I will have 1.5GB of RAM.

I was planning on buying a ATI X1650.. (XT or PRO whatever....)

And I need a new power supply. My current says rated 300W peak 250W and I am about 99% that's not enough. Any ideas what I would need?

And what's better out of these two?

Sapphire X1650 PRO 512MB DDR2 DVI HDCP TV Out AGP Graphics Card
Sapphire Radeon X1650 PRO 256MB GDDR3 VGA TVO DVI-I AGP Graphics Card

Since there is so little price difference between them.

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Old 08-07-2007, 08:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You were better off, buying a new motherboard, CPU, and RAM...oh well...

Anyway, given that both those graphic cards, cost the same...just get the 512mb, even though the extra memory is not needed.



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I'm just looking for a nice upgrade as cheap as possible. I don't want a new CPU etc to get the best performance upgrade. Thanks for the help on what card to get.
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