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Video card problems

Postby Evlfrost » Wed Feb 21, 2007 1:25 am

So my video card (well, not technically a card, one of those integrated graphics things) recently decided to fry on me, so I haven't been able to use my computer for the past couple of days. Naturally I decided I needed a new one. When I opened up the case, there was *GASP*no*GASP* AGP slot! Since this motherboard was fairly old (four years?) it also doesn't have any PCI Express slots either.

So now I have to find a regular PCI video card that runs fairly well (doesn't need to handle high end graphics, just something that will handle the rigors of everyday web browsing and the occasional Starcraft or Diablo II game. The price range is ~$50.

The one I am currently looking at is the Sapphire Radeon 9250, anyone else have any suggestions?
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Postby Dev » Thu Feb 22, 2007 4:13 am

Well, i'm gonna start looking on Newegg. You're Mega's brother aswell, right?

EDIT: Well, I found some stuff here. I searched for PCI cards under 50 bucks but above 25 bucks. It found 24 matches.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductLi ... ategory=48
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Postby Megafrost » Thu Feb 22, 2007 5:17 am

Oh no, Evl is a friend(and with friends like him, who needs enemies?).
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Postby TerraFrost » Fri Feb 23, 2007 4:24 pm

Check this post out:

http://www.frostjedi.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=5664

(I was in the same boat as you, a few years ago and Nuxius had some tips for me :))
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Postby Dev » Fri Feb 23, 2007 4:53 pm

yeah, nuxius seems to know alot about computers, he helped me decide to get a radeon 9600 pro
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