Looking for a DX11 compatible GPU for MSI-P55-CD53 motherboard


I bought TANE last year and found out my current graphics card isn't DX11 compatible. My current GPU is NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+ (512MB memory). I'm looking for a GPU that is able to run DX11, therefore TANE, and also is compatible with the MSI-P55-CD53 motherboard. I prefer to replace the current GPU with another NVidia card. So far my search has only come up with GeForce GT 730 (or GT 710) or cards that are over $300.

Are PCIe3.0x16 GPU cards able to run in the PCIe2.0x16 slot on the motherboard? If so, that would open up more options.

Motherboard: MSI-P55-CD53
• Supports four unbuffered DIMM of 1.5 Volt DDR3 1066/1333/1600*/1800*/2000*/2133* (OC) DRAM, 16GB Max
• Slots:
1 PCI Express gen2 x16 slots
3 PCI Express gen2 x1 slots
3 PCI slots, support 3.3V/ 5V PCI bus Interface

Operating system and Components:
Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit
CPU: I7 2.93Ghz (4 core)
4 GB RAM (going to add two 4 GB sticks, for total of 12 GB)
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Are you sitting comfortably?

Directx 11 under Win 10 is different to directx 11 under win 7. I'd upgrade to win 10. There should be a free way to do it but make a system image first.

PCIe3.0 cards are backward compatible so you can run in the PCIe2.0 slot but you get better transfer speeds in a PCIe 3.0 slot.

https://www.videocardbenchmark.net/gpu_list.php ideally you want a score of 10,000 plus in the 3D benchmark. On Newegg.com you might get away with $500 for a new card. Anything less I'd avoid. Now is not a good time to buy a GPU.

Middleton for laptops will run on a score of 400 but that is very specialised with optimised content.

Intel integrated graphics can score 2,000, the 730 is much lower.

Cheerio John
Prices are horrible right now. The 730 cards can be dodgy depending on the maker. Check YouTube videos on it.

I got a GeForce 1050 GTX Ti about 3 years ago and it runs both TANE and TRS19 great. I got it on an Amazon deal sale for $159 USD but it is $359 these days. Here is the read out from GPU-Z



And yes I am using a really old driver because I also have a GeForce 460 GTX installed to run PhysX on for my Lightwave 3D software and to have two more monitors when I need them for video editing work.
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I have an ASUS GT-610 SL-1602-L available if you are interested. It works just fine too.
Email me at [email address removed; if you want SPAM, buy it in a supermarket - use the PM system for exchanging email addresses] if it is of interest to you.

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