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Graphic Card For Dell Optiplex 745 Desktop


I need a good gaming graphic card for my dell optiplex 745 desktop. I want to play starcraft 2 and recommended is ati radeon hd 3870 but that doesn't come in low profile. My power supply is 280 psu and i'm limited to low profile. Ddr2 memory

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http://bit. Ly/70d5jr
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