Best graphics card for a budget?

  Silenced 21:33 26 Jul 2008

I am looking for a new graphics card because mine has died on me.

I am willing to spend up to £80 for the best one I can buy, I have a PCI Express x16 slot for it and am running intel cores if that matters.

I play alot of games and watch films, anything along those lines. I can't seem to make my mind up what is the best for that amount of money and I would only like trustworthy buisnesses to buy from please.

  Forum Editor 00:54 27 Jul 2008

and I'll move it there now.

  Mr Mistoffelees 10:18 27 Jul 2008

This click here looks good to me and I have never had a problem with Dabs.

  Silenced 13:14 27 Jul 2008

Thank you Mr Mistoffelees, but is this one better?

click here

  2drewej 14:18 27 Jul 2008

well you can get a evga 8800GTS 320mb for £60 here(direct from them)

click here?


  Silenced 17:26 27 Jul 2008

I've heard 8800GT's are better than the GTS's, plus I'd rather not ship from America.

  GaT7 17:33 27 Jul 2008

The Overclocker's oc'ed one is £103+ with cheapest delivery.

I'd go for the oc'ed 8800GT at eBuyer for £90 delivered (choose Super Saver del at checkout) click here.

2drewej, not a bad price for that card, but wouldn't one have to pay import duty/tax for it? And does the price include delivery. G

  GaT7 17:41 27 Jul 2008

If you can afford it, an even better HD 4850 click here for ~£120.

Btw, what kind of CPU, RAM (& quantity) & PSU do you have. G

  GaT7 17:44 27 Jul 2008

Silenced, you're right in a way - the newer GT is better than the older GTS. But the newer GTS is even better than the newer GT. If that makes sense! G

  Silenced 18:30 27 Jul 2008

Crossbow, I have Q6600, 3GB RAM (DDR2). PSU is powersupply right? If it is my thing says 220-250 Volts, and 2 Amps, so I think it is 440-500.

The one I used to have was a GeForce 8600 GS 512MB but it broke after about 5 months of usage, so I hope these don't break for the price I'm going to pay out.

Plus, I think £100 is the most I am going to spend as I am 14 it is hard to find money, I am trying to find a way to make some more money too feed my PC addiction. I think I might get a new mobo soon too, just so I can run SLi. But not right now anyway, hopefully soon though

  citadel 18:44 27 Jul 2008

512 9600gt £86 from

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