budget Graphics cards

  bowhouse 18:07 17 Jul 04
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i`ve only got around £40.00 to spend on a card.any Suggestions?

  rickf 18:17 17 Jul 04

Either the FX5200 or Ti4200. If these are still too much for your budget go the the GeForce4 MX 440 128mb whcih is retailing around £35-£40.

  grabster 18:52 17 Jul 04

I recently bought a 3d blaster fx 5600 for £84 which although a lower end card, does the job rightly for me, which means I have a 64mb GeForce4 MX 440 sitting doing nothing which you can have if you want it,click the yellow box and let me know where to send it.
Apart from not doing pixel shading it is an ok card if you aint gonna do anything too demanding.

  rickimalone 20:26 17 Jul 04

£40 MAX? if so could'nt see past the ATI Radeon 9200 my-self.

Spend another month or two saving up and get a Radeon 9600 or FX 5600 it would time and money well spent.

  rickimalone 20:27 17 Jul 04

And if you want a cheaper card with low cost delivery look no further than here:click here

  rickimalone 20:35 17 Jul 04

But if £40 max is really the case this is what it will get you:


1. ATI Radeon 9200:click here


2. N'VIDA FX 5200:click here


Both are retail boxed with all software and in your price range, have a look at the next range up from each ATI 9600 and FX 5600 as the is some bargins to be had.


Like this:click here


And this:click here


I would'nt worry too much about the reviews as people only seem to write when something goes wrong, just look up the card you like on google for proper reviews and benchmarks

  bowhouse 20:45 17 Jul 04

thanks for your help

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