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3D Video Card

by jerrywh1 / November 11, 2008 2:45 AM PST

Presently I have a ASUS P5LD2-VM M/B with 4 Gigs of RAM. The onboard chipset for the display is Intel 82945G. I would like to upgrade to a good 3D video card. Any ideas on the best buy for the dollar, on this system. Any other advice is invited.
Thanks in advance,
Jerry

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3d video card
by spock_st / November 13, 2008 11:30 PM PST
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Though i'm not very certain, Nvidia 8800gt is a good graphics card though it's quite old. Read some reviews and you'll know.

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by jerrywh1 / November 13, 2008 11:50 PM PST
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I appreciate your response. It's folks like you and the other guy (who responded also) that makes this fourm work. I have purchased a NVDIA 9400 GT 1GB, and it improved the graphics of the machine drasticly. I was surprised that the cost of the upgrade was only $70+tax. I was ready to spend more, but I questioned putting a high dollar card in a system I built 3 or 4 years ago. This seemed like a good fit.
Jerry

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