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Old 01-08-2010, 07:22 AM   #1
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Default Best Video card for a 300 Watt P.S. for WoW? 4 GB AMD Quad Core

Here is the computer I recently purchased, and I play WoW, but i can only play on like medium settings (not bad for an integrated card) but I would enjoy some ulrta settings. I realize the power supply is low in this unit, and that's why i need your help. What's the best (budget under $200) V-card I can throw into my computer without overheating and causing problems? Or is it not worth it. Thanks! (300 Watt)

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Old 01-08-2010, 09:16 AM   #2
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My suggestion would be to get a new power supply first, and then a graphics card
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If you've got a $200 budget than that'll get you a power supply + a decent graphics card.

My suggestions:

Power supply $79: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-019-_-Product

Graphics card: $104 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150323

Total: $186.97

If you want to you could buy a cheaper/less wattage power supply instead but I recommend you to go with a good brand/high wattage for future purposes.

You could also spend more on a graphics card than power supply but I see your processor would end up being your bottleneck so the 9800gt is a great choice.

Also, if you go with an xfx graphics card make sure you register it online right when you get it to make sure you get the lifetime warranty on it.
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I would recommend this XFX 4770 512mb. It is just as fast as 9800GT and when overclocked is almost as fast as a 4870 which is as fast as a GTX 260.
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