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2 years ago#1
I have a hp pavilion p71157cb with an amd quad core. Currently have amd radeon 7750. I decided I will upgrade my power supply since I think I will have to for a new GPU. What is the best card I can buy and improve on what I have for under 200. Thanks guys!
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2 years ago#2
660 GTX?
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2 years ago#3
Gtx 660 is what you're getting for that price.
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2 years ago#4
Altmadragon posted...
Gtx 660 is what you're getting for that price.


Would I see a pretty significant improvement over what I have?
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2 years ago#5
An R9 270 or 270x would be the easiest upgrade at that price as with it and your old card both being AMD cards it would mean you should not have to mess around with drivers.
It should simply be a matter of removing the old card and putting in the new one.
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2 years ago#6
Ilovegirls posted...
Altmadragon posted...
Gtx 660 is what you're getting for that price.


Would I see a pretty significant improvement over what I have?


depends what you mean by pretty significant.
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2 years ago#7
Snadados posted...
An R9 270 or 270x would be the easiest upgrade at that price as with it and your old card both being AMD cards it would mean you should not have to mess around with drivers.
It should simply be a matter of removing the old card and putting in the new one.


With that card would I have to change my stock power supply? I think it's only a 300 watt but not really sure
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2 years ago#8
Yes, the R9 270 / 270X would require a new power supply.

What ever card you choose make sure you get a good power supply.
Seasonic, Antec and Corsair are pretty reliable brands.
I'd suggest something in the 450 to 500 watt range as that should give you enough headroom for any upgrades or additions you may want in the future.
Something like that should run you about $35 - $50, possibly less if they offer mail in rebates.
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2 years ago#9
660 or 270 is the way to go.
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2 years ago#10
Thanks for all the replies guys. Very helpful.
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