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All of those are a joke for gaming, but the last one should be the best.
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The HD 7730 is much better for gaming compared to the bottom end R7 240 :wtf:
 
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Maybe you are right, the only listings I find for the 1Gb version are DDR5 while the 2Gb versions are DDR3
 

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You're all forgetting gaming does not always equals 144fps @ max settings @ 1080p. Advice like "They all suck, save for months on end to buy a mid range" is thoroughly useless. The OP has an 18 inch monitor, meaning it's probably 1366 x 768, or 1600 x 900. The HD 7730 (or the R7 240 if it has GDDR5) will serve him pretty well if he's willing to sacrifice quality and consider +30 FPS to be playable (shocking to some of you), and I'm pretty sure he's willing to do just that.

You could search for second hand cards as well, here you can usually find GTX 560 ti cards for about €35, but then you have to make sure your PSU is not total crap.

EDIT: Wait no, the R7 240 is slower than the 7730 even with GDDR5. Go for the 7730 if anything.
 
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Wait no, the R7 240 is slower than the 7730 even with GDDR5. Go for the 7730 if anything.
Where are you seeing that? They are both DDR3. I'm thinking they are very close... maybe the 7730 is better but not much. It's hard to find info on these cheap cards and the specs are all over the place as well.

EDIT: Ok, based on the specs the 7730 looks a little better than the R7 240. Both are 28mm and the 7730 has a few more shaders, ROPs, and TMUs.
 
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7730 at minimum.
 
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Hey Guys.. what should i exchange for my GT730,a 4GB RAM or another Video card??
i have 6.00GB right now,4GB and 2Gb in 2 slot.. which should i go 1st??

And can someOne tell my whats the Minimum System Power requirements of MSI R7730? i cant find it in there website..
 
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My PSU has a max of 600watts,so it is OK??

So get the HD7730.
Will it fit to my PCI 2.0?? It has a PCI Express x16 3.0.
 
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PCI slots are backwards compatible.
It will work in your PCI 2.0.
Your 600W PSU will be absolutely fine!

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Hey Guys.. what should i exchange for my GT730,a 4GB RAM or another Video card??
You have plenty of ram.

Honestly if you cannot afford a better card and the store will not give you a refund, I'd see about getting a credit towards a later purchase. You can keep using your GT 430 until you can afford something better. The 7730 will not be a big improvement.
 
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Honestly if you cannot afford a better card and the store will not give you a refund, I'd see about getting a credit towards a later purchase. You can keep using your GT 430 until you can afford something better. The 7730 will not be a big improvement.
Why you keep saying that? spend more bucks bla bla bla.. ITs not an option,OK!!
 
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http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gt-430-gf108-fermi,2766.html Circa Oct. 2010
This GPU has a single Graphics Processing Cluster (GPC) with two Streaming Multiprocessors (SMs). Each SM is identical to the ones found in the GeForce GTX 460 and GeForce GTS 450, with 48 shader cores, eight texture units, four dispatch units, and a Polymorph engine.



The render back-end has two 64-bit memory controllers and a single ROP partition capable of four 32-bit pixels per clock. As a result, the GeForce GT 430 is essentially half of the GeForce GTS 450, but with half of the ROPs and the same 128-bit memory bus as the more expensive model. The result is a GPU with 96 shader cores, 16 texture units, and four ROPs.
GeForce GT 220 GeForce GT 430 GeForce GT 240
Shader Cores:489696
Texture Units:161632
Color ROPs:848
Fabrication process:40 nm40 nm40 nm
Core/Shader Clock:625/1360 MHz700/1400 MHz550/1340 MHz
Memory Clock:790 MHz DDR3900 MHz DDR3850 MHz GDDR5
Memory Bus:128-bit128-bit128-bit
Memory Bandwidth:25.3 GB/s DDR328.8 GB/s DDR354.4 GB/s GDDR5
Transistors (Millions):486585727
Thermal Design Power (W)5842.769
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-7730-cape-verde-review,3575.html Circa AUG 2013
We're not surprised that the Radeon HD 7730 comes armed with a cut-down version of the Cape Verde GPU found in AMD's Radeon HD 7750 and 7770. Both mid-range models have been around for quite a while, and it makes sense that the company would sort its chips to put the imperfect ones to use. The 7730's specifications are also typical of AMD's sub-$100 line-up. Two of Cape Verde's four render partitions are disabled, leaving eight full-color ROPs per clock. An aggregate 128-bit memory interface remains. The GPU has six of its 10 compute units turned on, each hosting 64 ALUs and four texture units, adding up to 384 shaders and 24 total texture units.
GeForce GT 640
DDR3 Radeon HD 6670 Radeon HD 7730 Radeon HD 7750
Shader Cores384 (Kepler)480 (VLIW5)384 (GCN)512 (GCN)
Texture Units32242432
Color ROPs168816
Fabrication process28 nm40 nm28 nm28 nm
Core (Shader) Clock900 MHz800 MHz800 MHz800 MHz
Memory Clock891 MHz DDR3900 MHz DDR3
900-1000 MHz GDDR5900 MHz DDR3
1125 MHz GDDR5
1125 MHz GDDR5
Memory Bus128-bit128-bit128-bit128-bit
Memory Bandwidth28.5 GB/s DDR328.8 GB/s DDR3
64 GB/s GDDR528.8 GB/s DDR3
72 GB/s GDDR5
72 GB/s
Idle/Max Thermal
Design Power15/65 W10/44 W DDR3
11/60 W GDDR547 W55 W
Price$80-$140
(Newegg)$60-$80 DDR3
$75-$98 GDDR5
(Newegg)~$69 1 GB GDDR5
~$79 2 GB DDR3
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$90-$155
(Newegg)
Better? YES it is Better! 25% more Shaders. 66% more Texture Units. 50% more ROP's. 28nm vs. 40nm. 100MHz, base clock, faster. An 87.5% increase in speed. So, yea, Better than the 430.

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Download the 14.9 or 14.12 Drivers, download latest motherboard drivers. Do not install them.

Unplug ethernet chord from your pc. Remove driver for that old gpu completely. Shut machine down. Install new gpu. Power back up. Install motherboard drivers, Install gpu drivers.
 
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Download the 14.9 or 14.12 Drivers, download latest motherboard drivers. Do not install them.

Unplug ethernet chord from your pc. Remove driver for that old gpu completely. Shut machine down. Install new gpu. Power back up. Install motherboard drivers, Install gpu drivers.
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There were two versions of the 730 with different GPU cores; the lower-end GPU was the same GPU as the 430. Also, don't necropost. This thread is nearly a year old.
 

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There were two versions of the 730 with different GPU cores; the lower-end GPU was the same GPU as the 430. Also, don't necropost. This thread is nearly a year old.
There are actually three versions: Two DDR3-versions, the 128bit is based on the 430, the 64 bit is based on the 630. One GDDR5 version, which was new.
 
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