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Complete noob wanting a new graphics card :D


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I'm a complete PC noob. :suicide:

Anyways I think I would like to install a new graphics card.. so my PC can output with a DVI connection, It only has VGA at the moment.

This is a picture of inside my PC if it helps :D

I only bought the PC in January this year so its 'quite' new.

I have been reading various websites, forums and its just so confusing as most places talk about having to upgrade the PSU? also :rolleyes: I think my PSU is only 220-240v, so does anyone know of a good DVI type graphics card that will be OK with this?

I don't use my PC for gaming, I just really want it so i can have my monitor connected by VGA and my HDTV connected using the DVI.

This is the Card i have been looking at..




Since you're not gaming you don't need to change a PSU, a budget PCI-E card £45-£65 will do.

Nvidia 7300GS-8600GT


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I agree with enablerbro1, the HD2400XT will be fine for what you are after and you can pick one up for around £40/£45.


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Right, Will buy that then :cool:

Does it require a power lead to be connected to it? or just runs from the pci slot?

Thanks for all the help.


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seconded....if dont game then the 2400xt is spot on...if u have a budget stick to it...make sure all ur old drivers out out of the system.....driver cleaner should help with that ! hope it helps!

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