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    Default Well THAT was unexpected.... (Graphics card)

    Lucky me......I've been having display problems all night. Finally figured out that my graphics card had bit the dust. As a result I've got to get that replaced now ~_~()

    Any suggestions on a decent HD card with an HDMI port for a monitor that is 1920x1080 native resolution? My previous card was an Nvidia 8800 GT with 512 MB of graphics memory. Anything equal to or better than that would be great. However it can be too high as far as the price goes. I can't really afford to go much higher than $125 :-/
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    Default Re: Well THAT was unexpected.... (Graphics card)

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    Default Re: Well THAT was unexpected.... (Graphics card)

    Got a little more info thanks to the folks at Best Buy/Geek Squad. Card needs to be a PCI express. Minimum recommended power rating cannot exceed 400 watts. I lucked out on the power supply since this computer came with a 400 watt supply out of the box. From what they were telling me most computers come with a 250-300 watt supply. As a result to be able to run anything they had for sale I would have had to replace that as well.....a perfectly good working power supply.

    About time something went right for me

    As for a card I'm thinking about a Nvidia Geforce 9500 GT. For my purposes this thing seems like it'd be perfect. Plus I do plan to upgrade to a Blu-Ray player in the future. On the old card I was unsure if I could run that. I at least know I can run it on this one ^_^
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