GDDR3 or GDDR5 Low Profile card that can run on a 270W PSU

Hi guys,

A few months ago I bought a Dell Optiplex 755 (Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0GHz, Windows XP, 4GB DDR2 RAM) and I believe it has a 270W original PSU. It came with an ATI Radeon 2400XT graphics card, which has 256mb memory and a core clock of 700MHz. However, the card is DDR2.

Now, all was fine until a few days ago when I replaced my 19" monitor (1280x1024 or whatever it was) with a 22" widescreen (1680x1050). When I did this, I began to experience problems as listed below:

1. "Virtual memory too low" message
2. Horizontal lines across screen moving up and down when I have a white background up. Is this called "tearing?" I changed the vsync but sometimes the problem still returns
3. Lagging in my game (Flyff, a F2P MMO) that wasn't there while using the 19" screen. I can tell that my game is having difficulty with this larger resolution.

So, guys, here's what I'm looking for:
- Can run on my 270W (lol, I promise I'm not a troll, this is a REAL question) PSU
- Is "low profile," as my computer is a slimline
- GDDR3 or GDDR5
- Has a faster clock rate than my current card (so more than 700MHz)
- Under $100

Any suggestions? Thanks.
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  1. HD 7750 (stock clock of 800 MHz...some cards are overclocked which is not good for sub 300 watt power supplies) or HD 6670 are commonly recommended for 250-300 watt power supplies.

    http://www.techpowerup.com/169749/Sapphire-Launches-Low-Profile-Radeon-HD-7750-Card.html

    http://www.hardwareheaven.com/reviews/1320/pg1/sapphire-hd6670-low-profile-graphics-card-review-introduction.html

    You still may need to upgrade your power supply if it's not a quality one. Here's an example of a good quality one that fits slimline cases:

    Seasonic TFX 300 watt:

    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151090

    Dave
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