Which video card to update old sys.

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  1. bobhowell

    bobhowell n00bie

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    I have a 6-7 yr old sys. with :
    GA-970A-D3
    (rev. 3.0)
    MB

    Considering updating video card as Win 10 does not like my old one.

    Photoshop is the only thing demanding I do beyond surfing web.

    All the new cards are unknown to me,

    - Is update worthwhile?
    - What to get?

    Thanks
    Bob
     
  2. Maddness

    Maddness Gawd

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    What budget and what resoution monitor do you use.
     
  3. jmilcher

    jmilcher 2[H]4U

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    And which CPU are you using?
     
  4. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    you can put whatever you want on that system provided your psu is up to snuff. you wont get the absolute max performance of the 1070s and up but they will work.
     
  5. Krenum

    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Need more information,

    CPU, how much RAM you have for Photoshop ect. Are you planning on playing any games? Or is it just for PS and web surfing?
     
  6. bobhowell

    bobhowell n00bie

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    Phenom II X4 965 3.4ghz
    16 megs
    dual monitors 1920x1200, 23"
    250 Watt psu

    not doing any gaming.

    As for budget, $ 75-100 is fine if it extends life for 3 yrs.
    But is that realistic?
     
  7. Zepher

    Zepher [H]ipster Replacement

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  8. bobhowell

    bobhowell n00bie

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    Thanks, I just got this .
    Bob