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Upgrade video card

I have a Gateway GT5012 and I would like to upgrade the vidoe card, what is the best card for this machine

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  • ccwaylan54 Apr 19, 2009

    I am looking for something for the new sims 3...gaming, but not necessarily super fast graphics, just better

  • ccwaylan54 Apr 20, 2009

    Don't want to go more than $100.00

  • ccwaylan54 Apr 20, 2009

    I was looking at some ATI Radeon...but they are asking about Gen 2.0 or 1.0 and am unsure of what this means

  • ccwaylan54 Apr 22, 2009

    Thanks, I have 3G of memory so I just have one clarification to ask of you...You state that any of the cards here are suitable....Where is here? I do not see a link or a list.....

    Thanks again!

  • ccwaylan54 Apr 23, 2009

    Got it....will check it out

  • Fritzelly May 11, 2010

    Assume you're using the onboard video. What budget have you got?

  • Fritzelly May 11, 2010

    Depends on many things - what do you use the pc for? Gaming, video editing....?



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Any of the cards here are suitabl,e with almost all under $100 and are all PCI Express x 16
Your mobo is not suitable for the PCI X 2.0
Remember the amount of memory on the video card comes from your available ram - so you need to consider this when buying if you dont have much ram.
If you need more help deciding let me know

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