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can you reccomend me a good video card


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well i hvae a computer with a crappy video card and i wanted a cheap upgrade that can play games like halo and battlefeild 2. Do you have any suggestions? also i checked and i only have a pci slot not pci express so keep that in mind.

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you cant get anything to do what you want with PCI, you will need to upgrade the motherboard, and probably the whole PC to play new games like BF2.
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i was thinking about doing that also like building a new pc but then what video card and other hardware would you suggest that is on the cheaper side.

thanks again

Edited by binsch, 18 December 2005 - 01:24 PM.

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halo isnt very demanding or very good so it will run on near anything, BF2 will ned at least a x800 to run ok, then you go up the ranges from there they will all play it above that. All depends on your budget gfx cards that can manage it go from 150 to 500 or 600 bucks. And the more expensive usually the better they will play the game.
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Hi, do you have an AGP slot, cause then you can get a Geforce FX 5200 128mb, its not expensive and it will play most your games (including Halo and Battlefield 2), so far it plays even the newer games, just unfortunataly not on high settings. If you are looking to build a new PC with a PCI express, I would recommend the GeForce 7800 GTX 512 MB, best so far. :)

Enjoy.... :tazz:
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if my video card range is like $70 to $100 what would you suggest.

Edited by binsch, 18 December 2005 - 01:26 PM.

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how could i tell if i have an agp slot
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Do you have a system book or anything???? Tell me your mother board model or check above you PCI slots and see if there is another different slot, it should be maybe a dif color.
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its dfi p/n pm12-tl
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http://us.dfi.com.tw...TYPE=MB&SITE=US
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Ye, you have a AGP 4x/2x, which should work with Geforce 5200
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so where could i get that card
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@ your local computer shop or over the net

I am sure this is enough information, if you would like any more info on price PM me.

Cool... =;-)
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