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What is the best graphics card for an HPE h8xt custom desktop

I was told that the Geforce 550 Ti was one of the best I could get (seeing as how I can't really afford the GTX 580).  I plan to use it for editing and viewing 1080p videos, some high quality photos, and the occasional gaming.  Mostly older titles though, like War Leaders: Clash of Nations and Order of War.  Nothing new like battlefield 3.

 

Basically, am I getting the best for my money when I choose the 550 Ti?

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What is the best graphics card for an HPE h8xt custom desktop

HPFanMan,

Here is a site that will enable you to compare graphic cards. You can select different cards.

The GTX550ti adds extra wattage. (See the chart at bottom of the example I linked.

http://www.hwcompare.com/9686/geforce-gtx-550-ti-vs-geforce-gtx-560-ti/

 

Look at the specs for each card on the website. Look at the length requirements. Power requirements.

 

Next is the new PSU (Power Supply) you must purchase for the card.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182199

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