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Old 04-28-2006, 01:09 PM   #1
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Default need new video card, have a few in mind.

i need a new video card cause the integrated video in my gateway kinda sucks. here is my dxdiag info: http://www.freewebtown.com/drumthrasher109/DxDiag.txt
I found some ones at compusa that I am thinking about getting. please tell me if these are any better than the one I have now.
CompUSA Radeon 9250 Video Card, PCI, 256MB
CompUSA Radeon 9250 Video Card, 8x AGP, 256MB DDR
i guess those are just it.
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Old 04-28-2006, 01:17 PM   #2
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Default Re: need new video card, have a few in mind.

as long as u have an agp slot deffinately go with the agp card as they are far better then any pci card
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Default Re: need new video card, have a few in mind.

hmm...i don't think i have an agp slot.
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Old 04-28-2006, 01:19 PM   #4
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Default Re: need new video card, have a few in mind.

Yeah those cars are preety old, but if you cant spend much then go with the agp 8x if you have one like gamingfreak mentioned. Pci only goes at 1x so yeah you get the point. As for performace it should give a little boost, how much is the card at compusa ? You might want to get like a 6800agp heard they are real nice and not to pricy.
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Default Re: need new video card, have a few in mind.

i don't have agp, but i do have pci express x16. can someone find one at compusa, officemax, circuit city, bestbuy, or officedepot for really cheap. thanks. maybe under $75 and is better then the nvidia 6100 i already have integrated.
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Default Re: need new video card, have a few in mind.

not sure what kind of mobo you have, but you might check out the new PCI-E(PCI express) cards if your mobo supports it.
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Default Re: need new video card, have a few in mind.

it does.
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if u save a little more get this card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130260 it would be far better then any card for $75 and u'll be glad u got this instead
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Default Re: need new video card, have a few in mind.

i would rather not order anything off the internet, but maybe at a store near tacoma washington?
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be back at like, 6.+
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