pcchips 810lmr graphics cards

  Majin_Vegetto007 19:48 11 Feb 05
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does anyone know which craphics cards the 81lmr can handle i currently have a sapphire 9200se installed and altough its a good card it needs an update, i have not had the best of luck with the 5200 or the 5500 fx cards from nvidia. any help would be most appreciated.

  fuzzyone 19:50 11 Feb 05
  Majin_Vegetto007 19:53 11 Feb 05

thankyou but as i said i have a n ati 9200 on my board and its working fine and thats not on the list so that prooves that there are other cards that work on this mobo that aren't on that list, but thankyou for the help

  Majin_Vegetto007 19:58 11 Feb 05

the motherboard is an 810lmr not an 81lmr

  gudgulf 20:52 11 Feb 05

If your 9200se works well then it might be wise to look for another ATI card such as a 9600xt or pro. Both of These will be significantly faster than your current card.

  Majin_Vegetto007 22:10 11 Feb 05

do you know any reliable sites that have those 2 on a good price

  gudgulf 11:29 12 Feb 05

These are the two I normally use,


MicroDirect click here


PlanetMicro click here

There is a 9700pro at PlanetMicro for £94 click here which is an excellent card.Make sure you avoid the 9600se model as this is not a very big step up from what you already have .

  Totally-braindead 11:41 12 Feb 05

click here and click here the second link is for the 9800 pro, the lite edition is exactly the same as the more expensive edition, the only difference is it doesn't come with the games bundle which you probably wouldn't want anyway and its plain boxed, but its the same card.click here

  dagwoood 17:34 12 Feb 05

Here's a better price for a 9700PRO and the 9800PRO click here

A lot of members recommend this company.

dagwoood.

  Majin_Vegetto007 17:55 12 Feb 05

yes but will any of these cards work on my motherboard?

  dagwoood 01:27 13 Feb 05

Majin_Vegetto007, if your AGP slot is capable of running at at least x4, then any of the above cards should run fine. The above cards will run at x8, but there's not normally a noticable difference when running games at the slower bandwidth.

You haven't mentioned what CPU you have. Looking at the specs for your board it will be an older Athlon or a Duron. A thing to bear in mind is that an older CPU would be a limiting factor in how well these cards perform.

dagwoood.

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