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Old 06-05-2004, 01:47 PM   #1
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Default Help with PCI graphic cards please.

my friend has a Dell dimension 2100
it doesn't have any AGP slots so therefore he needs a good PCI card.

was wondering what is the best PCI graphic card for gaming out there that's under 100.

also, is there any way that u could make a AGP card work in a PCI slot?

thanks.

from a poor newb.
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Old 06-05-2004, 02:04 PM   #2
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also, he has a onboard video chip,
can i add a PCI video card?
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Old 06-05-2004, 03:54 PM   #3
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depends on what kind of gaming.....i mean if u're gonna play Unreal tournament 2004 with an sub-100 one... i dont think you'll like the results
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Old 06-05-2004, 06:26 PM   #4
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you wont like the results from any pci graphics card no matter how powerful it is ,the pci slot is bottlenecked its too slow.

its like having onboard video.
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yeah compaq is pretty much right
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Old 06-06-2004, 10:46 AM   #6
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Nah, PCI is not too good at all. PCI Express soudns very good but until then I doubt you'll find anything with the letters PCI in it which you'll be happy with.
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Old 06-06-2004, 01:23 PM   #7
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Default Re: Help with PCI graphic cards please.

You can have a TNT2 32MB graphics card for the PCI slot. I have tried it and it went pretty well.
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Haha! 32Mb? Won't do much really.
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Old 06-06-2004, 02:59 PM   #9
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wat bout this card?
POWERCOLOR R92P-C3S RADEON 9200 128MB DDR, PCI, TV OUT, DVI OUT, RETAIL BOX

http://www.axiontech.com/prdt.php?src=PG&item=49325
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A voodoo 3 works fine I use one all the time-most gamers are hardware snobs with an amd with 3dnow you get fine performance-my machine makes an xbox look very sickly. And yes you can use a pci card with onboard video but you should disable the onboard video from the bios. And don't touch anything else! -
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