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Dorian

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I have to install an ATI RADEON 9000 graphics card for my RPG game: Guild Wars. My computer is a Dell. It is maybe around 5 months old. I dont want to waste money until i know i can use it on my computer. How can i know/check if this graphics card is right for my computer?
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list the model number of the dell...this makes me uncomfortable....any 5 month old computer should have at least an ati9000 card....

cept maybe the 2400....hope you don't have one....
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Im not sure but i have a Dell Dimension 2400 Series Model MTC2. I think the model number is EDIT
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that was the product id and not something you should post (not as scary as a cd-key, but not really important for people to know)

well, dell dimension 2400---the least expandable pc in the dell line.

There is no AGP slot in this machine so your only choice is a PCI videocard... the 9000 is no longer available, but you can still find the radeon 9200se and 9250 cards, as well as the nforce geforce 5200 and even a nforce geforce 5700

how much did you want to spend?
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also, how much memory did you get in that--default was 256mb, which is really too little.
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Ya i didn't get much memory but i took out the 256 and put in 1 gig. and im willing to spend maybe around 200 dollars... however the cheaper the better :tazz:
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