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Q: Good Video Card... Not so good computer

Hey,

I have about a 5 year old computer i will tell you the specs.

MSI (VIA) MS-6309 v2.0 - Motherboard
512MB PC133 SDRAM
850Mhz Intel Celeron - now overclocked to 1Ghz
40GB Western Digital 5400rpm HDD(now slave) - now with a second 7200 40GB as master
it came with a (tornado?) video card but i now upgraded to a NVIDIA GeForce FX5200 which is a 256MB AGP 8x card.

I got it because it was at a VERY good price and it out of the packet but my friend builds computers and he got the wrong gfx card so he sold this one to me cheap... my computer is an AGP 4x. I understand i cant upgrade that unless i get a new motherboard. I have drivers that microsoft installed by itself (Nvidia GeForce FX5200 Microsoft Corporation) is it worth going to the nvidia website and upgrading to their drivers? my computer is really old and slow and i want to get the best performance out of this card... I dont think i can run games like Need For Speed Underground 2 can i? because i have a slow processor? i tried to play Halo Trial downloaded from microsoft but it went to the loading screen at the start but then just shut down before it got to the menu.

My point is... what can i do to get maximum performance out of this card but without increasing the startup items too much etc

Thankyou

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Preferred Solution: Good Video Card... Not so good computer

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Well I'm getting a new comp/graphics card soon because my current one is the GeForce FX 5700. As most of you prolly know, it's old and garbage for the newer games coming out. I've had choppy displays lately with such epic games as Rome:TW and my new, Caesar 4 game. The last update for that video card was well over a year ago. Now I'm getting a brand new computer to go along with it. I want to get a gaming computer, but im techstupid and have no idea. I know I'm gunna need a good Video Card and I was thinking the new ATI Radeon X1600 Pro. Is that a good one for newer games? I imagine it is but i dont know how good. Its half the price of the X1900 so I'd rather get it, but how good is it? If there are any other cards better for around 200-250$ please post. Thanks

- The Pharaoh
 

A:New Computer/Good Video Card

Yes that is a good card...also Nvidia 7600 would be a good bet for you to keep price down.
 

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I just bought this new game.

Here are the system requirements.

Supported OS: Widows Vista/XP

Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4C or AMD Athlon MP 2400+

Ram 1GB
Video Card: 128 MB Direct X 9.0c- Compliant, Shader 3.0 enabled video card (256 MB recommended)

etc.

I have everythign but the video requirements apparently... and i looked it up and i hve an ATi radeon x1250 and on the box it says x1300 is what i need so ... do i have to buy something... or... what.

A:Video Card for computer game not good enough...

It's very possible the game will still play, however the video card does not meet minimum system requirements. It may still play or it may not, if it even loads and you can configure video options.. turn everything down to Low.

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My DSL provider tells me the line tests they just did shows everything to be very good.But, I am finding many web sites load slowly and videos stop and go...even 12 second ones.

Does anyone know how long a short 12 second video on say YOUtube showtake to wonload with DSL at 256????

My laptop is 6 months old with Vista Home Premium, nod32 antivirus and superspywareblaster, IE7 Browser. My wife's PC is new with Vista Home Premium Norton Security center same browser. Both of us have the same problem with some web sites loading slowly and video just now performing at all......six second spurts then stops and buffering for long periods. Even a news or sports or YOUtube video12 seconds long takes a couple of stops to get through. Radio stations I used to listen to cut in and out now for buffering.This seemed to start a couple of months ago. Are there any settings on my system I can change or tweak to speed downloads up or deal with videos or sort this out. Here is what I have done to narrow the problem:

Turned off the wireless and plugged the DSL cord right into my laptop---same performance and same speed tests results.

Made sure only one of the two computers is on....no change

Tried the same video on my laptop or my wife's PC....same performance

Try to have the video on pause so everything can download first....works sometimes...but can take a long time for some videos.

Keep my system clean with weekly virus/spyware scans and Defender is also on.

Run line tests w... Read more

A:Solved: DSL line test good..browsing slow...video not good!

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is my video card good enough for guild wars factions?

its a ATI Radeon Xpress 200M
system requirements lab said that my card is not good enough. microsoft game advisor said that my card is fine.
 

A:is my video card good enough?

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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1524186&CatId=319
Is that video card any good? im not very familiar with video cards so id appreciate an expert's advice.
 

A:is this a good video card

If you're not a gamer its fine. If you are a gamer then you'll hate that card.
 

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Im putting together a computer for a friend of mine, and so far it has the Athlon XP 2800 CPU, with the Shuttle AN25/N Ultra mobo, and a gig of ram. Everything is all up and running, but he wants to put a good video card in it. I know what he really wants to be able to do is to play Oblivion. Hes not going for a high resolution, just 1024x768. So the question is this... Which video card would be a good match for this system, without bottlenecking the CPU? Any help on this would be great, I just dont want to go out and spend $120 on a video card, thats just going to bottleneck the system. -Dennis
 

A:What is a good video card for this?

At Tiger Direct the Nvidia 7600 GT OC is a 256mb card w/128bits. Core clock is 580mhz, memory clock 1450 mhz with a memory bandwidth of 23.2 GB/sec. Good numbers for your $120 price that you mentioned. It's $144.99 but has a $30 rebate.($114.99). For that price range you won't do much better. Good Luck.
 

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looking for a video card that is a all around good performer that don`t hurt the wallet to bad
 

A:Good Video card to buy

never mind reread your specs and its time for work
 

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ok well I fixed my other pc, I bought a new motherboard and installed it. Not as hard as I thought it would be. But now im getting more ram and a new video card. Can someone tell me if this is good enough for CS Source and all those types of games?

http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/EVGA...52207/catOid/-13011/rpem/ccd/productDetail.do
 

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Here is a link to the video card i was looking into. I am upgrading from an nvidia 8500GT and thought this was a good deal. I want to be able to play newer games on higher graphics and if this card is good then any advice would be appreciated. thanks!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814187086&Tpk=14-187-086
 

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Well I Just Ordered A X850PRO Off Of Newegg For My AGP System...Take A Look

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814102606

If You Read The Comments...It States That The Core Clock And Memory Clock Are:

Core Clock : 500
Memory Clock: 1000

__________________________________________________________________________
It Also States That You Can Overclock It To The More Expensive X850XT...

Please Leave Comments So I Know If This Card Is Good And If It Is Smart To Unlock The Extra 4 Pipelines...Thanks Guys!

Just0

=D
 

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I'm wondering if I need a new video card? I have a NVIDIA with the number on it of MS-8830 ver 1.0, which honestly doesn't mean anything to me.....

I'm wanting to run a Pinnacle Studio Quickstart 10.7.
1. It captures video all herky-jerky and not smoothly in real time like my Toshiba, and,
2. The playback is like 2x speed. I downloaded the "fix" that Pinnacle refers to but didn't matter..........

Is this a video card thing?

I'm running WIN XPSP2 having 512MB RAM and plenty of HD, 1.7GHz processor.


pete
 

A:Is this a good video card?

Yes the video card may need to be upgraded... Is this a Compaq computer? Model? Serial number?
 

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I just bought and installed black hawk down, and the team sabre expansion. I also installed new drivers for my video card, yet, it still does not work. In the requirements it says "GeForce Series." My video card is of this series. Please help
 

A:Video Card not good enough?

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I was planning on upgrading my video card for my system. I have a 150$ budget, a PCI Expressx16 slot, and my PSU is http://support.gateway.com/s/POWER/WMEDPS-300PB-3C/WMEDPS-300PB-3Csp2.shtml

I had planned on buying this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814141032

Would this be a bad idea? If so what would be a good upgrade from a Geforce 6600 with 128mb of memory.
 

A:Would this be a good video card?

Perhaps I am missing something. Your current power supply is a Delta 300 Watt. You want to buy a BIOStar GEForce 7600 GS V7602G551 7600GT BFGR76256 GTO CE 256 MD GDDR3 PCI-e X16 with $5.64 shipping.
Looks good! Are you in a state where you will have to pay sales tax?
An alternate would be www.zipzoomfly.com where their video cards shipping is free. Take a look at the ASUS EAX 1650PRO GAMER Edition HTB 256M Radeon X1656 Pro 256MB... and the other ASUS units they have.
Some people will quarrel with the power supply based on specs, but it is solid and performs well. You would have to pay $65 to upgrade to an equivalent 400 or 450 Antec or other model...
Don't listen to people who poo poo the Gateway Deltal PSU. It is designed for that box... I would add a case fan soon... cost about $12 to $15.
 

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Hi everyone i have a Nvidia2 mx 200. Is this a good video card? will it run alright pc games like warcraft, battlefield, counterstrike? I like detail so what do you think of this video card.
 

A:Is this a good video card??

Yeah, that's a great card!

FOR 5 YEARS AGO!

You definately need a new card. It will probably run battlefield, but not battlefield 2. And It won't run any new games. Let me know if your looking for a new card, and I'll help you out!
 

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Considering an upgrade from a Radeon 9800XT (it still works for some games, but its threshold to heat has been reduced due to overheating and newer games simply lock up).

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/...spx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&sku=A1260889&mfgpid=95352

Dell has other cards listed here:
http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/category.aspx?c=us&category_id=6715&l=en&s=gen&mfgpid=95352

It would be replaced by Dell as part of a replacement-upgrade.

See my profile for system specs.

I have a 460W power supply. Is this a better card and will it work with my configuration? Is there anything bad about it I should know?
 

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im thinking of upgrading my video card to this..

http://www.amazon.com/PNY-GeForce-8...r_2/103-9177629-6841405?ie=UTF8&s=electronics

how good is this video card etc.
 

A:How good is this video card.

That's an awesome video chipset; however, I'd get this card instead. It's only about $14 or $15 more expensive, and I'd rather get an eVGA, cuz I'm not sure if PNY's that great.
 

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After endless reviews I was still as confused as ever,but I went with a ati radeon 9550 video card for my Sony Vaio 1.5 mhz,512mb RDRAM,agp.I plan on getting a new computer in the next few months.Is this card going to be sufficient for now for games like CALL OF DUTY,and DELTA FORCE EXTREME.Also when it arrives can I come to this forum for help installing.Thanks.
 

A:Video Card Any Good

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ok heres the deal... went to Sierra web site ...got phine # called tech ...and he says that my video card...will not support multitexturing that i need a new one how do i know what to buy....
 

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I want to get a decent card for my new PC, but I'm not sure which to get. My motherboard is an ASUS P4S800D-X. Here's a link to it.

http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16813131527

I have a 3 GHz processor, 2 gigs of RAM, and a 320 gig HD. Any advice?

I was thinking of maybe this one.

http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16814121216
 

A:I need a good video card!

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I plan to do some gaming on my computer, I also wanted to play Crysis, How is this video card?

Any advice would be appreciated.


Single 1GB GDDR5 ATI Radeon? HD 5870

A:How good is this video card?

Its great, but it will be useless if we don't know your hardware - post a screenshot of HWinfo32's summary screen in my driver's guide - also what PSU do you have? What connectors, amps, and rail's?

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is this a good video card to play battlefield 2

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicat...1428480&CatId=0
 

A:is this a good video card

your link doesn't work for me and it depends on what you are going to use the graphics card for.
 

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Hello Guys,

I want to buy a good video card with pixel shader 3
I don't wanna it very expensive and I want it to be suit with my mother board,power supply isn't heating and making dump

My computer's hardware:-

1-mother:MSI 740GM-P21

2-Cpu:AMD Sempron 140 2.70GHz

3-3 GB ram DDr3

4-Vga ati radeon 2100 attached to mother
(I want to change it)

5-power supply: Pixel P4-450W 50/60Hz
115v 215v
------------------------------------------------------------------------
That's all I know

P.S:I prefer ATI video cards

more information about power supplyPower supply label:

Pixel Power supply

P4 450W

voltage:115v- 230v

Current:8A-4A

Frequency:50-60Hz

Behind Power Supply :

input AC 220v 3.5A 50Hz

: output AC 220v 1.5A 50Hz

Thanks in advance

 

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Hi,

I need to know if this Video card is good for gaming.. Like playing games like Battlefield 2 and COunter Strike Source etc

name: Gecube ATI Radeon X1300(PRO) 512Mb (PCIE)
 

A:Is this video card any good?

Certainly not the worst card you could but it's at the low end of PCI-e cards. What's your budget for a new card and what's the rest of your system like?
 

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130370
This is the card I plan to buy on friday (payday). It will be the last piece of my new pc.

Heres what I want to ask: Will all this crap actually work? I think i've done my research, but I dont really know if it will.
Also, is there a better video card for me out there?

Here is the rest of my hardware:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130370
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703005
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813136038
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115018
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186134
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231098
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129021
 

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I'm looking for the best video card I can buy for under a hundred dollars and I'm looking for advise .My daughter wants the game sims2 so I went and looked at the system requirements and found out that with my tnt video card I would need all of my 2gig cpu resourses so please help!
 

A:Looking for a good video card

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Hey, I jsut bought this videocard... Is it a half decent one for playing games and such?
PowerColor Radeon 9550 / 256MB DDR/AGP 8X/VGA/DVI/ TV Out/

Thanks
 

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Hey, i can't decide on whihc one to pick, cause i have no knowledge of which is the best one. Please help me pick a video card on the list (look down for the link) which is AGP and is the best for gaming. (less than 60 bucks, but if u see one that's a lil over 60, tell me)

Here's the link:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.asp?Submit=list&SubCategory=48&Type=OPENBOX

Thanks!
 

A:Help me look for a good video card!

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Hey umm i have a dell dimension e310 and my video card isnt that good. are there any that are compatible and can play games like call of duty modern warfare 2 and halo at around 60 -70 fps for under 50$ maybe. Thanks for the help
 

A:Looking for a good video card

Here are the two economically viable solutions for your system (but don't count that they will give you performance you want them too, keeping in view your system's age):

1. PNY GeForce FX 5200 256MB PCI $40

2. BFG GeForce 8400 GS 512MB PCI $50

3. DIAMOND Stealth S9250PCI256SB Radeon 9250 256MB 128-bit DDR PCI Video Card, at about 65$, expensive too.

If you really have to by a graphic card right now go for 2nd choice; however, I would rather advise you to save money, and build a new system.
 

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Hi TechSpot folk, and thanks for in advance for anyone who can help me.

I've bought myself a new video card yesterday; HIS Radeon X1650 Pro 512mb IceQ, AGP. I went ahead to install it, and I get no picture after booting up.

I am receiving a signal to the monitor (I am not getting a "check signal" message) but no image comes to the PC. I went to put my old card in which is a Gigabyte 128mb 9600 Pro, and it now it doesn't work either!!!

Both cards are receiving power as theirs fans are chugging along.

I had also purchased a 1gig stick of RAM to complement my new video card, so I set my PC up the way it was before the attempted installation of the new card. Still nothing happening.

Current components of PC are:

P4 2.8ghz (D865PERL)
Gigabyte Radeon 9600 Pro 128mb
512mb RAM
DVD and Lite-On burner
 

A:New video card install no good, now older card doesn't work either

I don't know about the 9600 Pro but the X1650 Pro should have a power connector on it. Possibly a floppy drive type connector. Was that plugged in?
 

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:stickout: :stickout: i would like to buy a new video that can play with most of today video games. i hope the video will deliver speed

specs on compact Presario

intel (r) Pentium 4 processor 3.2 gHz , (515 J (a) - I don't know what means)

512MB Pc2- 3200 [email protected] sdram, 160 GB Serial ATA hard drive.

Intergrated intel Extreme graphics card with up to 128 MB shared video memory.


what kind of video card would best suit this Intel and also I would notice a difference in game play.

thanks :slurp:
 

A:suggestion for a good video card

Before you can upgrade, you need to confirm a few things.

1. Does your motherboard have an open AGP slot?
2. If yes, what kind? 4x? 8x?
3. What is the make/model of your current power supply and how many watts is it rated at? Quite often old PSUs are not good enough to power newer cards.
 

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can u tell me which video card is good
1.Geforce brand
2.matrox
3.radeon
4.NVIDIA
please help
 

A:need help dont know which video card is good

#1. NVIDIA makes the GeForce line of GPUS and then licenses the technology out.
#2. ATI makes the Radeon line of GPUS and either makes it themselves or licenses it out
#3. Matrox makes 3D rendering cards and is not intended for the consumer use but rather the programmers and web design geeks.
#4. it depends on you needs. my rule of thumb:
Basic: GeForcefx 5200 or GeForce4 Ti4200, the latter being better.

Mainstream: GeForceFX 5700 Ultra, Radeon 9600XT, or GeForceFX 5900XT

Performance: GeForceFX 5900(ultra) or Radeon 9800(pro)

eXtreme: GeForceFX 5950 Ultra or Radeon 9800XT

i prefer the ati cards listed for the above categories, but i hear the fx5900xt is solid bang for the buck.

i made assumptons u have a decent system (ie. 1.5ghz, agp 8x, 256mb ram), anything less performance will be bottlenecked and should look for the radeon 9100 or geforce4 mx440
 

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Hello! I'm planning to build a new PC but I'm on a tight budget right now, I don't want to go cheap with MOBO, so, I'm probably getting E6750 and Asus MOBO, (still not sure which one) maybe P5K, P5N i don't know but for sure I want dual PCI-E16 for future SLI, since I want the computer for gaming purposes and video editing I need a good video card, but for the moment, I want a "meanwhile" video card and maybe "meanwhile RAM" but I don't want to get a really low end card, maybe 8400? 8600? can you suggest something maybe around 90-100, and for memory I think 2x512 will be ok in the mean while since I want to get 4x2GB when I have the funds, and for video card definitely 8800Gt or Gtx, so as you see that why I don't want to spend a lot right now on a "meanwhile" video card and memory.

All advice, opinions, suggestions highly appreciated Thanks!
 

A:Good Cheap PCI-E16 Video Card

The P5K is a Crossfire motherboard and the P5NSLI dosen't support the E6750 Processor.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188015
EVGA Motherboard with SLI & E6750 support 2 PCI-E slots at 16X each $177.00 retail 147.00 after rebate

Or if you just gotta have ASUS

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131153
ASUS Motherboard with SLI & E6750 support 2 PCI-E slots at 16X each $188.00

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820146673
2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 with SLI profiles $68.00

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150197
XFX 7950GT with 512MB of DDR3

The above is a good gaming card you'll be able to SLI with if you feel the need. Video cards with 128 bit memory bus (like the 8400, 8500, 8600) aren't usually good video cards for games, but if you insist:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130297
 

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Hi,


after testing my computer with 3dmark 2003, and noticed that my scores are pretty poor. So with all the new games coming out, I figured I should upgrade my video card.

I don't have that much money to afford a card thats around $300, so any good cards that can provide great performance but at a reasonable price? my limit is anything under $160


Here are my system specs:


AMD Athlon XP 2100+ (1.7ghz)
MSI Kt7 Turbo
Visiontek Geforce 3 64mb AGP
Maxtor 20gb HDD
 

A:Looking for a good, yet affordable video card

Hopefully I will be posting a FX5200 card review soon that will be compared against other Radeon boards and older GeForces currently in a similar price range... I haven't finalized testing but it'd seem that the old Ti4200 is a winner for boards above the $100 mark if your budget doesn't allow you to go for a Radeon 9500 Pro board (the best value your money can get right now).
 

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I am looking to buy a new video card and have around 150 to 240 to spend. I am looking for something that can run doom 3 and some of the newer games, without any hangups. Any advice would be much appreciated.
 

A:need a good video card recommendation

A Radeon 9800 128mb is going for around 100 USD now, great card. If you want even cheaper but a card that will run every game, just not on highest settings go for the Radeon 9600. If you really want to spend the bucks then check out the nVidia Sli's or the 512mb Ati cards they got goin on. They are crazy. Another great card is the nVidia 6800 256mb or the GT Version, both are pretty pricy.

*Edit* sory didnt see your price range, forget about the SLi's
My crappy Radeon 9200 can run doom3 fine, they go for 30 usd on ebay if oyu feel cheap.
 

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Hello, i have a game i want to play but my video card needs to be better.

I have a Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Controller

Features:

Video RAM =128.0 MB

3D= yes
Pixel Shader version= 2.0
Vertex Shader version
= 0.0



All i need is one with vertex shader version 1.0, preferably 2.0. There are alot of video cards out there, but i need one thats compatible with mine.
I have: Product::: HP Pavillion Laptop dv4000

SPECS::::
windows XP, home editon version 2002 service pack 3

HP intel(R) Pentuim(R) M
processor 1.73GHz
1.73 GHz, 0.99 GB of RAM
Physical Address Extension

Where can i find video cards compatible?
 

A:Good compatible video Card

You can't upgrade your video card, most laptops including yours, do not allow the graphics card to be upgraded.

But you may be able to try an updated driver and maybe it'll work, the 915 doesn't have hardware Vertex Shades but it can be emulated in software/drivers.

Intel drivers: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=12536&ProdId=1862&lang=eng

3D Analyze is one program that can emulate hardware support: http://www.theprohack.com/2009/03/using-3d-analyzer-to-play-games-without.html
 

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http://www.magicmicro.com/pmoreinfo.asp?iid=1210
I currently have a ati radeon 9800 pro 128 mb and looking for a upgrade. My MB is AGP so i am limited

I was thinking of going with this or a ati radeon x850 pe edition.
 

A:Good deal for this video card?

Its not a bad deal, but check these out,
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...ice=&MaxPrice=&SubCategory=48&Submit=Property

There is a ASUS and a PNY 6800GT for less.
 

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Hi, I'm looking for a new AGP graphics card and I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions. I was thinking of getting a 6800GT, but maybe it would be worth it to get a 7800GS or a 6800GS (gs is better than gt, right?)

I have a gig of ram and my mobo is an Asus k8n-e.

Also, where's a good place to buy a graphics card?

Thanks.
 

A:Shopping for a good AGP video card

the 7800 gs is the best buy for agp. the gt is the pcie version of the card. get the card from newegg.com, i would reccomend the evga.
 

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Non-Gamer
Looking for a good, "fast" video card for 2D. Would like DVI and HDMI outs.

A:Suggestions For A Good 2D Video Card

If it's just for 2D then pretty much any will do.

What's your budget?

Paul.

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Basically, I've tried my luck at 3 different video solutions:

Pinnacle 700 USB Plus with Studio 10 (not horrible, not good, external)
Hauppauge WinTV card (slightly better becuase internal, still not good)
Sony LocationFree BaseStation (NOT good at ALL, no capturing methods built in, used screen recording program)

I want something that can capture from a component source. I'm recording footage from my Xbox 360 to do machinima's and the like and I want really good quality. Price at this point isn't an issue, I just need a list to choose from. I've tried googling this but I can't find anything useful. Can someone just help me out please?

Thank you!
 

A:I'm looking for a good video capture card

Bump. It takes 5 minutes to write up a list of what you know, so please help me out. I've done my research, but I want more opinions.
 

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http://pcu.co.nz/store/product.php?product=2471

Any questions about my comp, just ask.
 

A:This video card any good for my comp?

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Hi

I am looking for a good but inexpensive video capture card for doing some DVD work with from some VHS/Camcorder stuff.
Doeas anyone have any leads on this item as I have no experience with these things.

Thxs
 

A:Need a GOOD video capture card?

Pinnacle makes a good product. I've used them before.
 

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I'm really looking to get a new video card since the one that this computer came with won't let me play most games properly or I have to play them at slow frame rates with the lowest settings available. On top of that, I work with programs like Maya & Zbrush & Vue and the majority of the time I can't do work in them because the graphics card isn't compatible.

CPU Arch : 1 CPU - 2 Cores - 2 Threads
CPU PSN : Intel Pentium D CPU 2.66GHz
CPU EXT : MMX SSE SSE2 SSE3 EM64T
CPUID : F.4.7 / Extended : F.4
CPU Cache : L1 : 2 x 12 / 2 x 16 KB - L2 : 2 x 1024 KB
Core : SmithField (90 nm) / Stepping : B0
Freq : 2666.79 MHz (133.34 * 20)
MB Brand : Intel
MB Model : D102GGC2
NB : ATI RS400/RC400/RC410 rev 01
SB : ATI SB400 rev 80
GPU Type : ATI RADEON XPRESS 200
DirectX Version : 9.0c
RAM : 1024 MB DDR2 Single Channel
RAM Speed : 266.5 MHz (Unknown) @ 4-4-4-11
Slot 1 : 512MB (4300)
Slot 1 Manufacturer : Samsung
Slot 2 : 512MB (4300)
Slot 2 Manufacturer : Samsung

Motherboard:
D102GGC2
AAD70214-200
BTGC635011G8

PCIE X16 SLOT
PCIE X1 SLOT 1
PCI SLOT 1

That's most of the info I could scrub up about my computer. About the watt output/power supply model, I'm not willing to open my computer because it's still under the 3-year warranty [I know i'll have to pop it open when I get the card, but I'm hoping my comp will die by then; I'm getting it next week], and if I get lucky like last time, I might actuall... Read more

A:Need help finding a good video card

Something like:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121334
 

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thinking about a new graphics card but i get a little overwhwelmed when i start looking around - can anybody suggest a good card, not too expensive, to enhance gaming and photchopping? the range seems to run from $50 to $300 but i'm not clear how you determine value and performance...

thanks!
 

A:recommend a good video card?

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i bought a xfx Geforce 8600gt 1gb 128-bit 540Mhz. i play battlefield 2142 and want high resolution. didnt have too much more money to spend otherwise i would have gotten something kickass. but i have 4gb ddr2 800Mhz ram w/ 3.2Ghz processor on a Asus p5k-e motherboard 1066Mhz 1600 FSB. do u think it would be choppy still if i ran high graphics?
 

A:Solved: is this a good video card?

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Well I'd love to have a new shiny x800 or 6800, but I don't think thats gonna happen right now so I'm looking at the 5700's right now, from what I've heard they're not too bad.

So what do you guys think of this one?

http://www.buyxtremegear.com/vc127114.html

Does this seem like a good deal? It says its the "Ultra" version, so I guess its a little better than the regular 5700's, and probably a lot better than the 5700LE's.

I really just need something that will run games like BF1942, Call of Duty, etc well for now.
BF1942 runs terriable on my MX440.

Heres a few of my PC Specs if you need them.
Sony Vaio RX-881
P4 2.66ghz
512mb DDR
120gig HD 7200rpm
Geforce4 MX440
YAMAHA AC-XG Audio - I plan on upgrading this too, probably to a cheap Sound Blaster card or something. Audio on some games tends to do some light snap crackle and pop (kinda like the cereal).

Thanks
 

A:Is This Good/Decent Video Card?

Everything Ive heard about the 5700 Ultra has been good. I think Maximum PC had it as their best budget card. Thats also a really good price. They are usually $160-170.
 

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