Help choosing video card
Hello everyone, I have the opportunity to take an old office PC that is no longer used and I would like to understand if it is worth reusing it at home to complement my laptop.
Now there is Windows 7 SP1 64-bit, but I intend to add a second hard drive with Ubuntu to it.
I would like to be able to use it for PCSX2. In particular, I would like to play games like Ico, Shadow of the colossus, Rogue Galaxy, Okami, Beyond Good & Evil, Odin Sphere, Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4,

The computer is an HP Compaq Elite 8300,
Intel i5-3470 processor
the ram is 8GB.

Thanks to Ubuntu I was able to play, not very well, some PS2 games on a PC with 6 GB of ram and an i5-5200U processor with its integrated video card, which in the benchmarks is inferior to that of this PC, so I think that can be done.

However, being that the computer does not have an HDMI video output, I was thinking of buying a video card that had this output in order to connect it to the monitor I have at home.

So I was thinking of taking advantage of it to give the PC an extra push, and here I need help: what should I look for, and above all, how much should I spend? is it possible to play the games mentioned above without spending too much?

Thank you!

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You will encounter slowdowns anyways, with Rogue Galaxy and Shadow of the Colossus
But apart from this, honestly, go for a midrange AMD GPU. (for Ubuntu)
those can be cheap and will allow you to go 2x 3x native resolution
CPU : AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
Mobo : Asus PRIME B450-PLUS
GPU : NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
RAM : 16 Go

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