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Old 03-09-2005, 06:43 PM   #1
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i am upgrading my computers video card... i am looking into buying a "Predator GeForce MX4000 Plus Video Card, 8x AGP, 128MB DDR " can you tell me if this new card has T&L, is old, or anything else i need to know please. my comps specs are: 3.0GHz, 80Gb, 512MB RAM, Intel 865G, and a 17 inch flat screen. just incase those are needed.
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Old 03-09-2005, 07:14 PM   #2
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What is yur budget and we will find you a card

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Old 03-09-2005, 07:25 PM   #3
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The video card that you're talking about is quite old... I wouldn't recommend getting one. As jack22 said, though, what's your budget? If you have a 200 dollar budget, then you might consider a 6600 GT (Nvidia)... Or what jack22 has, a 6800 GT... Those are more expensive though. I got a Gigabyte 6600 GT a few days ago and I've been very happy with it. In fact, I've been astounded by the graphical quality that it can handle compared to the 200 bucks that I paid for it.
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great... my budget is not the best ever, about $75 tops. i need a good card, and one with T&L!!! thanks.
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http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...121-149&depa=1

That'll do it for you. ....and you save 1$
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what kind? where can i buy it? and... HOW MUCH TO INSTALL?
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How much to install??! You do it yourself!

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no offence but i dont know how, and i dont wanna blow myself up.lol... i mean break my comp. and is that card compatibal with a flat screen? sorry for missing link, im playing RS2. and i dont see anything on there saying it has T&L, are you sure it does?
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Yesh it is fine, it is compatible, and i will walk you thorugh installation for only 50$!...juss kidding, i'll help ya for free...it is the simpilest thing.
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uhh... can i be on the comp when im putting a card into it?
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um no, that will short out your mobo and/ or video card, thats not a good thing. make sure your motherboard has an AGP slot before you buy the card also.
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how do i do that? (check for the slot) i put in what my comp is... can you look it up or something>?
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ACE please read all posts before posting

Blah, you are fine with that card. It is a good card for the money. To istall it all you do is push it in.
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my computer has the slot?
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Yesh, you said it had a AGP 8x
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Are you sure he said that? He said that he was looking into buying an AGP 8x card, but he never said he actually had an AGP 8x slot... Maybe I just overlooked it... Especially since his computer came with the internal graphics card, it might not have an AGP slot, or if it does, it might not be AGP 8x. I don't know though...

By the way, I really don't recommend you get the FX 5200... I had one and it didn't get the job done for me. You might want to save up a little more money and look into a nicer graphics card, because you'll be happier in the long run. Patience, my friend, patience is the key. To get my 6600 GT, I had to have it... I waited about 3 months to get it! That was a long time for me...
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When you insert it make sure the c like clip in the back goes in first and then bring your card down diagonally in the slot and then screw it in place. After that just put the cover back in place, the power supply back on your PC, boot up and insert the CD that came with in to install the drivers.
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by the way, what is T&L? some of the games that i wanna play requires a video card that has a T&L hardware..
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It really isnt that difficult to install a new gfx card, i had mine professionall installed the first time but now i just do it myself-takes a matter fo minutes, the software is more than often easy to use and after a few reboots u'll b done!!
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yeah. T&L is Transform and Lighting, thats about all i know about it. damned game refuses to run without it. no offence, but my friend has the 5200 from NVIDIA (i had him run a program to check it) and it works fine for all his games. i cant go any higher.
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