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AGP Vid Upgrade

by kovans / February 18, 2008 1:34 PM PST

hi every1 i had a computer i built but sold it and am looking for a new AGP video card to go with my Dell DImension 4500. Right now i am looking at the HIS Radeon 2600 XT

http://www.compusa.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3570059&CatId=2234

of the 7800 gs but i read somewhere that the nvidia is not recommended for Dells but oh well i took the advice of another person and bought a New PC Power and Cooling DEll 410-2 psu so im not worried but here is the 7800

http://www.compusa.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1786748&CatId=935

which do guys think i should buy

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srry
by kovans / February 18, 2008 1:36 PM PST
In reply to: AGP Vid Upgrade

srry bout double post but i also wanted to say im buying 1 of these cards for gaming with games such as Crysis if possible, Carbon, MoH Airborn, and CoD 4

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No Crysis.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 18, 2008 10:03 PM PST
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Question.
by Bob__B / February 19, 2008 12:13 AM PST
In reply to: No Crysis.

Will the user's 4x slot be a limiter?

Will going too far up scale be a waste as the slot can not feed the card?

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No.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 19, 2008 12:16 AM PST
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8x cards run in 4x slots just fine. If you feel this is a waste then its time to replace the machine?

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decided
by kovans / February 19, 2008 9:45 AM PST
In reply to: No.

ive decided on the 2600xt b/c it only needs 300 watt psu and the 7800 needs 400 so i think the 2600 is a better idea or way to go thx for the help guys ill be back soon with another question

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