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Old May 14, 2012, 12:19 AM
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Just make sure you have a PCI express slot on your motherboard and it should work fine. I don't think I would buy that card at that price point though.
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Old June 7, 2012, 06:45 AM
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Wow, that's a lot of information.. Thanks :D!
I've been looking around on a few other forums and searching through Google, and I have come across the ATI Radeon HD545;0 ATI Radeon HD5450 * 20484MB (2GB) DDR3 Video Card PCI Express * HD 5450 DVI and HDMI NEW: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories .. It seems pretty good, reasonable priced, but I still don't know if it will work with my computer?
I'm also starting to get annoyed with all this and thinking about just spending the money on it and if it doesn't work put it back in the box and cry!
That is NOT a gaming card. Trust me when I say you won't get any meaningful experience out of modern games with that card. It's mainly used as an HTPC (home theatre pc) card (I just put one in mine). If you try gaming on it, you'll only be able to play games from a generation ago (call of duty, etc) and you'll have to play it on the lowest settings at a really poor resolution. So, basically, what's the point.

I don't even know why they put 2GB of memory on that card. It doesn't even have the power to fully utilise 512MB, much less 2GB, Trust me, DO NOT BUY THAT CARD FOR GAMING. It's actually a rip off at that price. They put '2GB' on the box simply because that makes it look desirable to those people who don't actually know any better.

You're much better off saving 50 more sterling and buying THIS 6850 or THIS GTX550
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