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[WTB][US] Cheap GPU upgrade from integrated

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#1
I'm looking for at cheap GPU upgrade for my aunt's computer. She currently is running an intel GMA 950, which can actually "run" Gal Civ 2:TotA and medieval:total war at low-medium. So i'm simply looking for a bump that'll help keep the games running smooth.

Now by cheap upgrade i meant it, as her OEM compaq desktop only has a 250watt with 14amps on the single 12v rail. Upgrading the PSU is out of the question as i already know that the cards that can operate within the PSU's limit will satisfy the boost my lil cous needs@1024x768.

Looking For
HD 4650, 4670
HD 5550, 5570, 5670
HD 6570, 6670

GT 240
GT 430, 440
GTS 450
GT 520
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Those are what come to mind, though any other PCI-e card that doesn't require a pin connector feel free to send a PM.
I've only done a few online purchases, so heatware rep isn't that accumulated but it is in my sig. I'm Looking to spend $50 or less, but will go a little more if i find a deal worth it. Thanks
 
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i'm almost positive there are no gts 450's that don't require a 6pin,unfortunately
 
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That 250w PSU is seriously going to limit your upgrade potential. Best I can suggest for semi-decent performance would be something like a GT 240 at the most. Even that would be touch and go. Maybe look for an 8600 or 9600.
 

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I have a couple "green" 9800 GT's. One is XFX and the other is BFG. PM me an offer if you're interested.
 
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GT240 better selection
 
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I have an HD 5670 from XFX laying around if you're interested. I'll give you a good deal.


If not, hope you find what you're looking for.