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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-27-2007, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
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need graphics card suggestion

Hi, My pc is a compaq (yea, i know.. but it was free at prom in '04)
I just completely cleared it and starting over.
I have a 160gig hard drive, and 512mb ram
a 2.18 mhz proccessor

The only games i will play is call of duty 2, maybe doom 3, and
counter-strike source. I can play counter-strike, but cs-source is alot bigger loadon the computer
I would like to upgrade to maybe 2gigs of ram, and spend $150 or so on a graphics card, can anyone suggest one?

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 12:25 AM
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What slot type do you want. It won't be PCI-E so either AGP or PCI.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 07:35 AM Thread Starter
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pretty sure its pci, the more common one
i think it goes here, this picture i think was when i hada graphics card, i dont anymore

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I think with just a regular PCI slot, you're screwed. All high end graphics cards are AGP 8x or PCI-e.

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I bought a radeon 9600 se about 2 years ago and it still works great for me!

They've got upgraded versions out now, but ATI-Radeon products are dependable and give good quality graphics for your rig

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Go and buy yourself a cheap Mother board and processor if you want. Then you can buy a $200 gfx card off of newegg.com

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Go and buy yourself a cheap Mother board and processor if you want. Then you can buy a $200 gfx card off of newegg.com

hell you can get one for much less than that! newegg is a good start though

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