motherboard or graphics card?

  pc mad 20:34 01 Nov 05
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hi, hoping you kind people can offer me some advice, i have a p4 2.8ghz cpu on an intel motherboard,i have gone down the route of adding a dvd rw and dvd rom to my pc, but when i play back my dvds they run slow and jerk a lot, more than likely caused by the 16mb onboard graphics of the intel mb, so i need to upgrade the graphics but the intel mb does not have an agp slot so should i go for a pci graphics card , i understand a graphics card on a pci slot wont be as good as one on an agp slot,or should i go for another motherboard, i have seen a jetway with onboard 128mb radeon 9200 graphics, it even has a agp slot if i wanted to upgrade in the future,as i have a p4 is it best for me to keep the intel mb and upgrade the graphics, or opt for the new motherboard, ide appreciate any advice, thanks

  richard-255600 21:03 01 Nov 05

i suggest that you buy a graphics card as you may have to upgrade more bits than just the m/board and there are some great pci graphics cards out there just remember to disable the onboard graphics card

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