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PCI-E 1.1 Video Card?
03-04-2012, 04:24 PM,
PCI-E 1.1 Video Card?
I have the job of finding a new video card for my pop's Dell Vostro 200. The specs are:
Intel E2140 1.6GHz
Intel GMA 3100 8 MB VRAM
1GB RAM(512x2)
1x PCI-E 1.1
2x PCI-X
1x PCI
I need help finding a video card under $60 and Max performance without bottlenecking the RAM or CPU. By the way does anyone recommend a specific set of DDR2-800 RAM under $30?Thanks.
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03-04-2012, 04:56 PM,
RE: PCI-E 1.1 Video Card?
A Radeon HD 6570 would be my recommendation, as it offers the best performance at that price and takes all the power that it needs from the PCI-Express 16x slot:
The PCI-Express standard is backward compatible, so a PCI-Express 2.1 card will have no problem running on a 1.1 slot.

For the RAM, you can get a 2GB (2x1GB) kit of DDR2 800MHz for $33:
Laptop: MSI GS30 Shadow-045 Dimensions: 12.6" x 8.9" x 0.8" 2.65lbs CPU: Intel Core i7-4870HQ Quad-Core + Hyper-Threading OC 2.5-3.9GHz RAM: 16GB DDR3 1600MHz Video Card: Intel Iris Pro 5200 Storage: 2x128GB SDD RAID0 Audio: ASUS Xonar U3 USB Sound Card + Audio-Technica ATH-M50 headphones Screen: 13.3" - 1920 x 1080 IPS + 27" Dell P2715Q IPS 3840 x 2160 Keyboard: Filco Majestouch MX Cherry Blue Mouse: Logitech MX518

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