A Graphics card is a computer peripheral that improves the gaming performance as well as the quality of the images/videos rendered on your computer’s monitor or laptop’s screen. Frankly speaking, there wouldn’t be any user who never received the message “The game is not compatible with your PC”.
This message appears because your laptop’s or computer’s RAM, VRAM, processor or the motherboard is outdated. In such situations, you will have to upgrade your system’s hardware.
If your computer lacks a video card, but it has a good processor and enough RAM to run games, go through the complete article as we have shared a list of the best graphics card for gaming for a budget within Rs 5000, 15000, 10000, 25000, and 20000. The cards we’ve shared in this article have 2GB, 3GB, 4GB or 6GB VRAM (based on DDR5 architecture).
Best graphics card under 5000 Rupees
Asus NVIDIA GeForce EN210
EN210 card packs a 15+ Cuda core 589 MHz GPU, which is capable of processing 1000s of kilobytes of data per second. It features a 1200 megahertz DDR3 1GB RAM based on 64 bits architecture.
GeForce EN210 can handle games that support 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution. It uses version 4.1 shader. You can install this card on computers running on the Microsoft Windows 7 and higher systems with Direct X 10.1 or Open GL 3.2. GeForce EN210 packs NVidia’s PureVideo HD, giga-thread, Cuda, Lumenex Engine technologies.
This entry-level card consumes 74 Watts power. It doesn’t support UEFI. Hence, EN210 is ideal for old computers. The price of this entry-level graphics card is Rupees 2700.
Sapphire AMD Radeon R5 M230
R5 is an entry-level graphics card that costs under 4000 Rs. It comes with an 80 CUDA core GPU and a v5.0 shader. The processor’s average clock rate is 650 MHz/Sec.
This device features 900 MHz 2GB VRAM based on DDR3 architecture and offers 12.9 GB/Sec transfer rate. It requires DirectX 11 or version 3.2 of Open GL engine on a computer. It needs 75 Watts power supply (400 SMPS). This graphics card has 64 bits memory interface.
Asus Radeon R5 supports various AMD technologies which include AMD Crossfire, Hyper memory, etc. Its price is 2500 INR.
GT710 features a powerful 192 CUDA cores GPU that has a 950 MHz clock speed. It has a 2GB DDR3 1600 MHz RAM. It supports monitors with a screen resolution of up to 2560 x 1600 pixels.
Zotac GT710 is compatible with the latest version of Directx and Open GL. Measuring 176 x 122 x 21 mm, this card comes with Shader Version 5 and requires 300W power supply unit to deliver the best performance. GT710 is one of the latest products from Zotac. It is a perfect graphics card for hardcore gamers who want to convert their ordinary computers into a gaming PC.
The price of G710 from Zotac starts at Rupees 2800.
Zotac GT GT610
GT610 video card is quite popular among gamers. It features version 5 shader, 1 FAN, and a 48 Cuda core processor with an 810 MHz clock rate. It is based on 0 dB thermal design.
GT 610 comes with a dedicated 2GB DDR3 graphics memory (1066 MHz clock rate) based on 64 bits architecture. The card supports playback of BLU-RAY videos. Asus claims that it consumes lesser power than graphics cards priced within the same range.
GT610 from Zotac is compatible with Open GL, Microsoft DirectX v11 graphics rendering technologies. It comes with VGA D-Sub, DVI, and HDMI ports. Priced at 4000 INR, GT610 does not support UEFI booting. You must run Windows in legacy mode to use this card.
Gigabyte GeForce GT 710
Priced at 2700 bucks, this graphics card has a dedicated DDR3 graphics memory of 1GB. It consumes lower energy than other cards covered on this list. Your system must have 300 watts power supply unit to support this card. GT710 includes a 48 Stream Processor that clocks at an impressive 955 MHz speed.
The technologies and the maximum supported screen resolution of this device are the same as the AT5 Radeon 5450. Gigabyte GeForce GT 710 is a great entry-level card for low-end PCs.
Forsa NVIDIA GeForce GT 630
Yet another NVIDIA device in this list, ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 comes with a dedicated graphics memory of 2GB (128 bits architecture) and includes a 96 stream processor that has a 1620 MHz clock speed.
Forsa GeForce GT 630 supports monitors that have a screen resolutions of up to 2560 x 1600. It has 1 HDMI output (in case if you wanna connect the card to an HDTV). GeForce GT 630 requires a 300W power supply to operate. It has 149.86 x 111.15 millimeters dimensions. It is one of the best graphics cards under 5000 Rupees. The price of Forsa GT630 is Rupees 4300.
Best graphics card under 10000 Rs
Our first Gigabyte product in this list of the best graphics card for gaming, GT730 includes a high-performance processing unit. This card comes with 2GB GDDR5 video memory and offers support for latest Directx and OpenGL technologies. The memory module has a clock speed of 930 MHz.
With HDCP, 3D support, ATI Gigabyte GT730 requires a power supply of 300 Watts the best results. Its memory interface is based on 64 bits architecture. Its weight is below 400 grams.
The GT730 graphics card costs within 5500 to 6000 INR.
Gigabyte GT 740
GT 740 is a low-budget graphics card that supports the latest Open GL and Directx 12 technologies. It has a high-performance 2GB GDDDR5 video RAM that clocks at 1010 MHz. GeForce 740 includes 380+ Cuda core processor that has a clock speed of 1000 MHz per second. 1 VGA sub outputs along with 1 HDMI, 1 DVI ports, this graphics card comes with 6.8 x 4.3 x 1.4 inches dimensions and it features a fan based dust proof cooling system.
NVIDIA 740 requires a minimum power supply of 75 Watts to work. The maximum screen resolution supported by this device is 2560 x 1600 pixels. GT740 graphics card costs within 9500 to 1000 range.
Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Mini
Priced within 9000 to 10000 Rs, GTX 1050 Mini is better than the GTX 730 and 750Ti. You can run HD games without adding additional hardware if your PC is equipped with GTX 1050. A powerful 28nm technology based 600+ Cuda core processor operating within 450 to 1350 MHz clock speed powers this card. GTX 1050 Mini features a boost mode that will improve the game performance when required.
Equipped with 2GB GDDR5 RAM and support for latest Directx, OpenGL technologies, GTX 1050 Mini measures 145 x 112 millimeters in dimension. This powerful GPU also includes 1 VGA sub output, 1 DVI, Mini HDMI output and a connector. The graphics card costs 9500 Rupees.
Best Graphics Card under 15000 Rs
Zotac GeForce 1050 Ti
GeForce 1050 Ti is one of the latest graphics cards from Zotac. It is fitted with a PCI express v3.0 chip. It features a large 90 mm cooling fan and GDDR5 2GB VRAM along with 128 bits memory bus. The card comes with support for high-resolution gaming (up to 4096 pixels). It works with systems having 350 Watts SMPS/PSU.
The maximum clock rate of the stream processors in the GTX 1050 Ti is 1400 MHz. Because of the powerful processor, the card can easily handle any latest full HD video game. GTX 1050 Ti from Zotac packs a single HDMI and 2 DVI ports. It supports systems with Open GL 4.5 and DirectX 12.0 graphics engine. Its price is 14200 Rupees.
MSI GTX 750TI
Powered by a powerful 200+ Cuda core processor (with 5400 MHz clock speed), MSI has equipped this graphics card with 2GB DDR5 RAM. MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750TI supports gaming at resolution of up to 4096 x 2160 pixels.
This card requires 400 Watts SMPS to operate. It features 1 DVI outputs, 1 DVI to VGA adapter, 1 HDMI/Display output port. GTX 750Ti supports DHCP as well. The card supports AMD Crossfire technology and it weighs 429 grams.
The card measures 7.8 x 4.9 millimeters in dimensions. You can fit it on computers that run on the Windows 7, 10, 8.1 and 8, 10 operating system. The card has a GPU boost mode wherein the clock speed increases automatically for making the game more responsive. This list of best graphics card for gaming is probably incomplete without GTX 750TI.
Best Graphics Card under 20000 Rs
Gigabyte GeForce 960
With Shader 5, this card offers 2GB GDDR5 RAM and a 1024 stream processor that clocks at 1228 MHz speed. GeForce 960 comes with a PCI Express 3.0 Bus and has a Direct CII cooling module which results in better performance and low noise.
To make sure that no noise is produced by the card, Gigabyte has incorporated its edition of Gigabyte GeForce 960 with 0 dB fan system. This graphics card requires 400 watts of power to operate. The card provides a special OC mode through which the GPU’s clock speed will reach up to 1250 MHz. It features 4GB GDDR5 RAM module.
Other features of this card include Directx, OpenGL support, Crossfire technologies, 3D, 1 DVI output, HDMI output, 2 mini display output. With a dimension of 105 x 35 x 210 millimeters, Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 supports Windows 10, 7, 8 and XP operating system. The max resolution recommended by this graphics processor is 4096 x 2160 pixels.
The price of GTX 960 video card from Gigabyte is 17000 INR.
Best Graphics card under 25000 Rs
Zotac GeForce 1060
Zotac’s variant of GeForce GTX 1060 card offers the following features:
- Recommended power supply for 400 watts.
- Requires 120 watts input power.
- 3 display ports.
- 1152 stream high-performance processor.
- Memory bus size of 192 bits.
- Support for HDCP, 3GB GDDR5 VRAM.
- Boost clock speed of up to 1700 MHz.
- Directx 12 compatible card.
- Supports 4 displays at a time.
- Single cooling fan.
GeForce 1060 from NVIDIA costs Rs 24100.
Zotac GeForce GTX P10600A-10L
Unlike all the graphics cards mentioned above, Zotac GTX P10600A provides 6GB GDDR5 VRAM and a powerful 1280 Cuda core processor. Hence, if you are looking for the best graphics card under 25000 Rs budget, then P10600A-10L is the best available option for you.
The GX 1060 card includes 5.0 version shader. Its processor has a base and boost clock speeds of 1500 and 1700 MHz respectively. The card ships with a powerful cooling fan, PCI Express 3.0 bus, 2 DVI output ports, 192 bits memory interface, dual HDMI outputs, DVI to VGA adapter, 2 display outputs, etc. It has 9.5 x 5.2 inches dimensions.
The GTX 1060 card comes with support for latest Windows operating systems. It offers a 6 pin connector module. The card supports 4000 pixels video resolution and works on computers equipped with a 400 Watts PSU. It has a price tag of Rupees 25500.