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Old 05-05-2005, 12:09 AM   #11
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Gian recommended some good stuff, but I think it would be safer to get a 3500 Winchester which is under your 500 limit. Sure you would save money by getting the 3000 cuz you could OC, but since your new to this stuff, I think it's best to not mess around with that stuff since there are a lot of risks. Yeah we could always teach you or you could google it, but I just think it would be safer and it isn't going past your budget anyway.
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er.....i ment a 128 bit card, or are we still talkin about the same thing?
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Old 05-05-2005, 12:22 AM   #13
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actually, could one of you guys just go to newegg and please link it to the forums.., cause i cant find what ur talkin about
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Old 05-05-2005, 12:32 AM   #14
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srry, i g2g, but, i will be back, and ill search for my thread....later, thanks for the help
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No it isn't. You can put any PCI Express card into that board. ATI or Nvidia. It doesn't require Nvidia cards.
I think nVIDIA cards would work better though. Mostly because of driver conflicts, since nVIDIA and ATI don't really mix.
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It'll be easier to recommend things once you give a total budget, like what's the most you can spend on the whole system?
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im tryong not to get more then 1,000
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Old 05-05-2005, 01:28 PM   #18
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oh, and about the graphics cards conflicting with the motherboreds, is that a common porblem
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I had an ATi 9800 Atlantis before I upgraded to my current card and had absolutely no problems with driver conflicts or anything of that sort (i have an nForce3 chipset). I don't think you should worry about that.
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I think nVIDIA cards would work better though. Mostly because of driver conflicts, since nVIDIA and ATI don't really mix.

This is a myth. They all have to obay the AGP/PCIe standards, as well as drivers for the same OS.

What would you use on a VIA or SIS chipset for graphics?? Sis915 LMAO, or VIA's partner Trident? Idont think so.

For the price also, why spend so much more for only another 500+? I would also recomend the 3000+. There are very little risks nowadays when overclocking - so don't worry if you choose to do so, CF users will be glad to help.
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