Hello, would a few of you please read the following and give me your expert opinion on...

(a) which of the three cards would be best and are they compatible with my current system and uses?

(b) would it make a noticeable difference compared to what I have now with Windows 7, Photoshop CS4, HD Movies and modest gaming?

After much (MUCH!) research over the past few days, I have found the following three video cards that should be compatible with my 3 year old much maligned computer and its meager 300W power supply.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6814125436 (GIGABYTE GV-N210D3-1GI)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6814130606 (EVGA 01G-P3-1313-KR)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6814130605 (EVGA 512-P3-1311-KR)

Following are my system specs.
Intel® Core™ i3-530 Processor (4M Cache, 2.93 GHz)
(Integrated) Intel(R) HD Graphics Core I3 733mhz clock 32mbs memory
Gateway H57M01 Mainboard (seems to be the same as an Intel DH55TC, but opinions are welcome) with INTEL Havendale/Clarksdale Chipset
LGA1156 socket via PCI Express 2.0 x 16
OS Windows 7
Midsize Tower
300W PSU

(c) Bonus points -with current or suggested below upgrade any reason I cannot replace my current DVD 16X burner with a modest Blue Ray Burner?

Thank you so much for your advice.

Posted 1 year ago