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Old 08-26-2009, 01:17 PM   #1
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Ok guys, I need some help.

I've never really been into computer gaming, consoles are just more my thing. However, my roommate plays WoW quite alot on his computer and has convinced me to try it out. My computer is a completely stock HP Pavilion m7463w so I would like to purchase a new graphics card that can run WoW at max settings. I know it's not a very visual demanding game, however I know my stock graphics card is useless. I'm trying to keep the price below $200, I really don't want to have to upgrade the power supply, and I would prefer to be able to just goto bestbuy rather than going online.

Thanks in advance,

Daniel.

I lied, the computer isn't completely stock, instead of 2 gigs of ram it has 4
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Old 08-26-2009, 01:26 PM   #2
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102835

Requires very low power and is very powerful itself.
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If you go to best buy you'll be paying at lease 40% more then you need if you buy it off newegg
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If you go to best buy you'll be paying at lease 40% more then you need if you buy it off newegg
That's not true at all.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1218090910617
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1218099648165

Best Buy's best deals will be online. You're going to have to wait for it to ship to the store. You might as well order off from Newegg.
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That's not true at all.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1218090910617
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1218099648165

Best Buy's best deals will be online. You're going to have to wait for it to ship to the store. You might as well order off from Newegg.
okay then, not 40% but...

BB 4850...
$125...

teh 'egg 4850...
$119.99 base price...
~ $8.00 shipping...
-$20 MIR...
$108.00 when all is said and done...

~15% more...

I figured you cherry picked the lowest priced 4850 at BB so I did the same at teh 'egg...

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lol ok then... regardless of if I get it on newegg or bestbuy what are the best options.

rohan thanks for the recommendations. What should I be looking for in a graphics card? Just video memory? Is this any good? http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1218069451494
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lol ok then... regardless of if I get it on newegg or bestbuy what are the best options.

rohan thanks for the recommendations. What should I be looking for in a graphics card? Just video memory? Is this any good? http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1218069451494
the best low power card (and with a stock HP you'll need a low power card unless you want to also buy a psu), bar none, is the 4770 that Rohan linked...
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