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iRacing - New graphics card required?

Discussion in 'New to PC gaming & upgrade advice' started by AsaTDi, 20 Sep 2017.

  1. AsaTDi

    Gangster

    Joined: 25 Oct 2007

    Posts: 198

    Location: South Yorkshire

    In the process of leaning about iRacing and want to get a dedicated graphics card to improve the performance, as apposed to using the on-board one I currently have...

    I only want to spend a maximum of £150~

    Any suggestions? Would I be better staying with a ASUS / ATI card?

    My current spec:

    Code:
    CPU-Z TXT Report
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    Binaries
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    CPU-Z version            1.80.2.x64
    
    Processors
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    
    Processors Information
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        Name            AMD A10-5800K
        Codename        Trinity
        Specification        AMD A10-5800K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics 
        Package         Socket FM2 (904)
        CPUID            F.0.1
        Extended CPUID        15.10
        Core Stepping        TN-A1
        Technology        32 nm
        TDP Limit        99.8 Watts
        Core Speed        4320.5 MHz
        Multiplier x Bus Speed    43.0 x 100.5 MHz
        Stock frequency        4300 MHz
        Instructions sets    MMX (+), SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4A, x86-64, AMD-V, AES, AVX, XOP, FMA3, FM
    
    
    
    Chipset
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    Northbridge            AMD K15 IMC rev. 00
    Southbridge            AMD A88X FCH rev. 2.6
    Graphic Interface        PCI-Express
    PCI-E Link Width        x0
    PCI-E Max Link Width        x0
    Memory Type            DDR3
    Memory Size            16 GBytes
    Channels            Dual
    Memory Frequency        669.9 MHz (3:20)
    CAS# latency (CL)        9.0
    RAS# to CAS# delay (tRCD)    9
    RAS# Precharge (tRP)        10
    Cycle Time (tRAS)        24
    Bank Cycle Time (tRC)        33
    Uncore Frequency        1808.6 MHz
    
    
    Memory SPD
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    DIMM #                1
        SMBus address        0x50
        Memory type        DDR3
        Module format        UDIMM
        Manufacturer (ID)    Team Group Inc. (7F7F7F7FEF000000000000)
        Size            4096 MBytes
        Max bandwidth        PC3-10700 (667 MHz)
        Part number        Vulcan-2400       
        Manufacturing date    Week 07/Year 14
        Number of banks        8
        Nominal Voltage        1.50 Volts
        EPP            no
        XMP            yes
        XMP revision        1.3
        AMP            no
    
    
    
    Monitoring
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    Mainboard Model        A88XM-PLUS (0x000002C7 - 0x14281C38)
    
    
    
    Graphics
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    Number of adapters        1
    
    
    Display Adapters
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    Display adapter 0   
        ID            0x20D0004
        Name            AMD Radeon HD 7660D
        Board Manufacturer    ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
        Codename        Devastator
        Memory size        768 MB
        PCI device        bus 0 (0x0), device 1 (0x1), function 0 (0x0)
        Vendor ID        0x1002 (0x1043)
        Model ID        0x9901 (0x8526)
        Performance Level    0
            Core clock    950.0 MHz
            Memory clock    667.0 MHz
        Performance Level    1
            Core clock    950.0 MHz
            Memory clock    667.0 MHz