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Old 03-23-2006, 06:10 PM   #1
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Default Buying Video Cards

i need to know some things about video cards so i know what i'm buying

How much pipelines the card should have

The Memory interface 256bit or 128bit

Memory Type DDR, GDDR2, GDDR3

i play first person shooters like dod, bf2 etc.. i dont need i high end graphics i need speed, fast frame rate... what would you reccomend.

i can spend up to $250
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Ok first are you just upgrading video card or geting a comp cause you asking a lot of questions?
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Old 03-23-2006, 06:14 PM   #3
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upgrading from a integrated.

and i thought i'm suppose to ask questions?
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No its just cause im confused i saw you taklling on what processor you were gonna get
hmmm 250$ AGP or PCI-E?
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Give us the specs of your comp right now...
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Old 03-23-2006, 06:19 PM   #6
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hes got it on the sig lol AGP or PCI-E man?
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Old 03-23-2006, 06:20 PM   #7
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ok

PCI-e x16 interface
Dell Dimension E510 case
256 Radeon Integrated
2.99 intel p4
integrated network and sound
1gb ram 533mhz DDR2
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one pci x1 slot empty
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This one is good for your budget its mid-high end
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143049
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Old 03-23-2006, 06:31 PM   #9
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OMFG thanks... one guy said he is getting 120fps.. lolol holy mother of god lol..

yay i get 256mb extra ram... it uses dvi input... i have a analog monitor, where can i get adapters?i installed sound cards before is it any harder to install a video card?
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yea the card has 2 adapters from DVI to VGA, nah its easy did you check the power req see if you have enought watts to run it
Ohh i like this one better and its cheaper and i like EVGA more
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130283
it has 50mhz in mem clock compared to the one i posted first
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