which pci video card to buy

  momurda 20:26 20 Feb 06
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ok im in sheer need of help, i need to noe which pci video card to buy for my emachines, it has an intel celeron 330-2.66ghz, 512mb ram, 80 gbs, and a 5200 fx evga video card and i need to upgrade

  rmcqua 20:31 20 Feb 06

This looks a nice PCI card:
click here

  Totally-braindead 20:36 20 Feb 06

Thats probably the best card you will get to fit in a PCI slot but its very expensive for what it is, the 128mb standard cards start from about the £40 mark.

  Cybermaxx 21:06 20 Feb 06

You won't find much better than that FX5200 you already have. There is a 6200 PCI (versions by 3D Fusion and BFG), but they both use a 64 bit memory interface, and aren't much cop.

Btw, the 5200 and the 5500 are nigh on the same!

  momurda 21:09 20 Feb 06

o welli heard about the 6200 pci bfg its overclocked(not verymuch) and it has 256mb, and it comes with a traffic cop thing, i need an upgrade cause i overclocked my vid card and fried it once, or somefin happened and then i used my intgrated graohics and then underclocked it and it worked

  momurda 21:10 20 Feb 06

click here

thats the link to the 6200

  Cybermaxx 21:13 20 Feb 06

Well, given the low performance of these cards, it won't make any difference whether they have 128 or 256MB, and that 10 MHz "overclock" won't make any difference at all. Looks as if no-one bothers benchmarking PCI cards any more, either.......

  momurda 21:15 20 Feb 06

o i noe. but like i could overclock it myself, wat about that vid card rmcqua put up? and how much is £79.98 in american money?

  Cybermaxx 21:16 20 Feb 06

Yeah, and here's the 128MB version

click here


Same difference!

  rmcqua 21:18 20 Feb 06

momurda:
That's about $US 140.

  momurda 21:19 20 Feb 06

o thnaks for that i have actually had that vid card in my hands at frys elecronics and i think it has 128bit and on this one it say that to click here

and how much is £39.99 in american, or is it the same? and thanks for all ur guys help

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