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Old 03-23-2006, 05:43 PM   #1
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HI guys and gals I was just wondering what is the best card out there for AGP 4x/8x that is around 110 shipped? I am just got morrowind and My current card isnt going to cut it.... Thanks in advanced.
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Old 03-23-2006, 07:29 PM   #2
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I bought this Video Card for a cheap build and it ran great. I was able to run Call of Duty 2 on regular settings. Once in a while it would slow down and start having low FPS but for the price I think it is a good deal.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102295
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Old 03-23-2006, 08:11 PM   #3
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But would that card do ok on Oblivion? There is still more room for a more expensive card. I realize I am not going to be able to play on max settings or anything but I would like to get as close as possiable. I was thinking of maybe something like a 6600 but I dont know... I would like A 6800 but its more expensive that I have now... Its like tourcher having the game and not being able to play it considdering I have waited like a year for it.
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ati radeon 9250 is pretty decent... i have it and it works fine. mine is pci, though, but im pretty sure they make them for agp too. theyre around 100 bucks i think... maybe lower.
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Old 03-23-2006, 08:58 PM   #6
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nah, they have the pci one for like 40 at compusa
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ya, my 9250 plays call of duty 2 on 800x600 at medium settings, and i play fear on medium settings too.
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nah, they have the pci one for like 40 at compusa

dang... mine cost 100 when i bought it.. lol. o well
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if you don't get ATLEAST a 6600GT, oblivian will both look like crap and run like crap. Not a very good gaming experience at all.
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Old 03-24-2006, 12:25 AM   #10
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Ok so I guess I will save up until I have enough for a nicer card that will last a little longer and I came across this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121216 Is that a good card for the price? or should I look for a newer card around that price... Gheez this makes me realize how faint AGP is becoming... O yeah thanks for all the imput so far
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