Old q6600 dell. Which video card

Discussion in 'Video Cards' started by EchoMatrix, Jun 8, 2013.

  1. EchoMatrix

    EchoMatrix Gawd

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    I pawned off most my parts of my old q6600 dell but rebuilding it for a lan PC and thinking about going SLi for a hobby pc. What would be a good new or old setup for an old dell between $200-300 unless you think thats way over priced for the CPU.

    its a dell xps and has a power supply of like 750 i believe but it had a gtx 570 back in the day which worked fine. didn't over clock it much

    Edit: its a dell xps 720 I think so its not your typical beige dell box
     
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  2. kirbyrj

    kirbyrj [H]ard as it Gets

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    Are you replacing the motherboard? Or just the video card?
     
  3. EchoMatrix

    EchoMatrix Gawd

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    Just video card. its all dell proprietary internal parts, even teh PSU
     
  4. the_real_7

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    GeForce GTX 660 Ti or AMD 7870 will fit the bill but you also might need a psu upgrade
     
  5. 257Tony

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    If you can go to $300 then grab a 7950 with a good cooler on it (msi, sapphire, gigabyte) and oc it. Or you could wait for the gtx 760 that's coming soon and supposed to be $299.
     
  6. jbltecnicspro

    jbltecnicspro [H]ardness Supreme

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    Radeon HD-7850. Perfect LAN video card.
     
  7. cannondale06

    cannondale06 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    a 7950 would go to waste big time with a stock Q6600. he will get the same overall playable performance with a 7870 or probably even 7850. heck even with a 7850, that cpu will really hold him back in some game.
     
  8. the_real_7

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    ^ what he said . . .