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Old September 10, 2008, 07:44 AM
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Default Cheap PCI E Card for 300 watt power supply???

My wife is a non gamer yet she plays tetris, cubis, solitaire and any other non graphic intensive games so up until now her mobo graphics have been fine.

She just got Lost the Game and it tells her she needs minimum shader model 3.0 to view it (her on board graphics support shader model 2.0).

I need a cheap graphics card that won't tax her 300 watt power supply and give her the ability to play this game...

Any recommends would be appreciated...

Money is tight so cheaper the better...

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Old September 10, 2008, 08:06 AM
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I would recommend a HD4670 or even HD3650.
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Old September 10, 2008, 09:17 AM
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Go with what Sky said or these as well:

NCIX.com - Buy EVGA E-GEFORCE 8500GT 450MHZ 256MB 128BIT 800MHZ DDR2 PCI-E VGA DVI-I HDTV Out DIRECTX10 Video Card - 256-P2-N749-LR In Canada.

NCIX.com - Buy EVGA E-GEFORCE 8400GS 256MB 64BIT GDDR2 800MHZ PCI-E VGA DVI-I HDCP HDTV Out Video Card - 256-P2-N733-LR In Canada.
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