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Old 12-03-2005, 12:29 AM   #1
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My question is which one should I get. 1G of Ram. with a 128MB video card. Or 512Ram and a 256MB video card.

Right now I just have 256RAM and a 64MB integrated video card. The one bad thing about Christmas is all the decisions.
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Old 12-03-2005, 12:38 AM   #2
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Well, it totoally depends with which card you get. A 256mb 6200 is nothing compared to what a 128mb 6800 can do, like this 128mb card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814140067 over this card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127186 Are you getting it? I would get RAM though. You need it more often than a video card. Well, of course, I don't know how often you play games, but, for me, I would get more RAM. Get 1g of ram and a good 128mb card, which there are so many great 128mb cards out there. It all depends on your budget...
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Old 12-03-2005, 12:48 AM   #3
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I should have sed first off that this is for one of my old computers. it takes DDR RAM and PCI-slot video card. Ya I know the mobo stinks. but the most I want to spend is around $150. I know its not going to be able to play anything really good. But I would really appreciate your opinions.
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Ok, in that case... yeah, the 1g of ram, still. A 256mb pci vid. card is not worth getting my friend. I don't know where you live, so if you want links, ask...
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Old 12-03-2005, 01:03 AM   #5
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hmm........ dont know how where i live hast to do with links but ya i Love links.

So if you have any links to post go for it
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Actually, it does. Newegg only ships to the U.S....
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I live right around Peoria IL so ya im in the USA
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Ok... here you go...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814139166
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looks good witch one would you go for.
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Default Re: RAM vs Video card

memory is the second most important part of gaming. you dont need a 256 mb vid card to play games like cs or hl2. 1 gig of ram is very important because it willl be very useful when windows vista comes out.
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