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Old 06-01-2011, 12:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, I have an 5 yr old pc with a mobo of D945GTP where the on-board video connection is dead. I am looking for a dirt cheap compatible video card that id compatible with it. Can you guys recommend one or a place I can find one?

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Any pci-e socketed card will work.

What psu do you have? Thats the biggest determining factor.
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Not sure on PSU as I dont want to spend so much moneu on this card as it is my secondary PC.
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But whats in the system now? Thats what I meant.
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Nothing out of the ordinary its just a basic PC used for email and surfing the net.
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What is your model?
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You should be able to use any cheap pci card that's under 40 bucks. You don't need a psu upgrade or anything special to run a basic display only card
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YhA, even a 240/440 claim a 300W psu only.
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