Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-05-2011, 03:11 AM   #1
Beta Member
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 1
Default Graphics Card Help!

Hi. I currently have a Sony Vaio VGC RB40 (upgraded to 1.5gb ram) Sony VAIO RB40 (pretty old) and I'm looking to get an upgrade from the garbage integrated graphics. I believe my pc has one vacant PCIe slot and was wondeing if this card would be compatible: ATI Radeon HD3450 HD 3450 256MB DMS-59 HDTV Video Card X399D | eParts and More

Is this a decent card? I only have around a 25$ budget so please let me know if there are any better ones within that price. Thanks!

Xraito is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-05-2011, 03:30 AM   #2
Fully Optimized
BikerEcho's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Denmark
Posts: 3,890
Default Re: Graphics Card Help!

i will start by saying yes. it is compatible. but i dont see why you will upgrade to that old low end garbage.
it might have ben i good card for the money, but thats ages ago. what benefits do you expect getting by upgrading to that card?
the only thing i can think of is that you have a better control panel to manege your video settings and a DVI connection.
it might be a perfect card for that perpose.

MOBO: Asus Maximus 6 Hero - GPU: Gigabyte GTX 980ti xtreme - CPU: I7-4770K - PSU: Corsair AX760
RAM: Corsair Vantage 2x4GB - SSD: Samsung 840 Evo 512GB - Case: NZXT H440
BikerEcho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2011, 05:13 PM   #3
Fully Optimized
Indigo's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 1,866
Default Re: Graphics Card Help!

Likewise, I'd have to know what your intended use was for the system. The Radeon HD 3450 is not a very fast card at all, and is only barely better than the onboard, but that depends on what you'll be doing.
Indigo is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:15 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0