please recommend me a gfx card

  budsowna 11:11 09 Sep 2009

i'm currently running on board graphics since my old gfx card went pop!
could someone please help by recommending a gfx card for around £50ish mainly for watching films & playing basic, online games. my sytem is as follows :-
Gigabyte 965GM-S2
CPU :- [email protected] Ghz, model 15. 1867 Mhz
2046 RAM

sorry but i'm a total novice with pc's so don't know if you need any more info?

thanks in advance for any help

  alan2273 16:31 09 Sep 2009

This will suit your needs.

click here

  DieSse 17:10 09 Sep 2009

I think it's very likely you need an AGP interface card, not a PCIe one. Whatever type your old one was, the same interface will be needed.

Probably the most reasonably priced AGP card (there aren't many any more) is a GeForce 6200, such as

click here

  GaT7 17:14 09 Sep 2009

You can get away with much less. A HD 4350 for ~23 click here will do just fine.

Related post at click here. I'm not sure why people are suggesting over the odds with respect to prices. I think all the hype might have gotten to them! G

  GaT7 17:15 09 Sep 2009

A Gigabyte 965GM-S2 click here, requires a PCI-E card DieSse. G

  DieSse 17:28 09 Sep 2009

Thanx Xbow7 - clearly I should have looked it up rather than making a supposition. Slap on wrist for me - sorry.

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