Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-08-2011, 03:36 PM   #1
Solid State Member
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 13
Default Need help choosing an Economy Graphics card for older (P4, celeron era) PC

My parents have a pretty decent Acer desktop we got a few years ago, and its only weak spot is the graphics (Because its just running off of built in graphics, go figure) and I was thinking I that I could take the older GeForce FX5200 from my desktop and put that in there, hopefully improving the basic use of their computer, which is used mostly just for internet surfing. So my actual question was, any recommendations for a PCI graphics card that would be an improvement over my not-to-exciting FX5200? My desktop is mainly used as a nice 5.1 sound system, but any type of videos, it doesn't do well. (Don't really have a need to replace the whole thing right now)
Thanks all

motherboard specs http://downloadmirror.intel.com/1521...chProdSpec.pdf

ZJB92 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2011, 04:28 PM   #2
Fully Optimized
Indigo's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 1,866
Default Re: Need help choosing an Economy Graphics card for older (P4, celeron era) PC

Any recent model PCI video card (if you can find any) will be more exciting than the 5200 FX.
Indigo is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:25 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0