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Stormforce Onyx AMD Ryzen 5 3400

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Hi, I got my son a Stormforce Onyx AMD Ryzen 5 3400 for Christmas, all he wants to do is play Rust. After setting it up on Christmas day we found that the graphics card that is integrated isn't good enough to play rust on and now I need to buy a graphics card to install. I know absolutely nothing about computers and have no clue where to start. Someone please help me. Thanks
 
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Would £250 be enough??

Something like a Radeon RX 5500 XT would play Rust and lots of other titles well enough, and would fit well within your budget.You could buy second hand and get a wider choice of cards for less but it’s a more risky proposition. You have no guarantee over warranty, and unless you know what you are looking for specifically, it’s probably best avoided.
 
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Can I put any graphics card in his computer, I think I would prefer to pay more for a new one. I'll have a look at the one you suggested. Thanks
 
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I’m afraid we can’t mention competitors on this website. If you Google the card I mentioned you should be able to locate one in stock elsewhere (I don’t believe overclockers have any currently).

The motherboard will take it just fine (that’s the large bird all the components a lot in to). My only concern is the power supply. If you take the side off can you see what details are on the power supply? It’s the unit the power lead plugs in to. It should have a rating in watts, and a brand name.
 
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The RX 5600 XT 6 GB has a tdp of 150W.

You need to check how much power/current your psu can deliver on the 12V rail.

There should be a label somewhere on the side of the psu.

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Ok I'm struggling to post a pic but
On +12v1 and +12v2 the power is 456w max
The make is a FSP Group INC and the model number is
FSP500-60AHBC
Would the Radeon RX 5500 XT 4gb for £170 be good enough to play Rust on or should I get a better one. Thanks everyone
 
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Ok I'm struggling to post a pic but
On +12v1 and +12v2 the power is 456w max
The make is a FSP Group INC and the model number is
FSP500-60AHBC
Would the Radeon RX 5500 XT 4gb in for £170 be good enough to play Rust on or should I get a better one. Thanks everyone

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If it really says 456W on the 12V rail then it will be able to power the 5500 XT or the 5600 XT.
 
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I'm trying my best but I'm on my phone and have no clue how to resize pictures and copy BBcodes, it took me an hour to work out how to get inside the psu
 
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