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markOS X
19-07-2002, 12:04 PM
I need a new agp graphics card. I'm looking to spend $230 ~ $240 tops, preferably less.

Anyone got any suggestions??

markOS X.

19-07-2002, 12:41 PM
do you need pci or agp?

what sort of system do you have and what os?

geforce2mx 400- geforce4 mx 420 take your pick. heaps of models and brands.

markOS X
19-07-2002, 01:45 PM
heh, should have said.

i'm running winXP Pro on a duron 800 with 256mb ram and a 60 gig hdd.

i'm not a huge player of games, but i want to play dungeon siege and warcraft 3, and my sad old 8mb agp card just ain't up to scratch...

i've sort of looked at the geforce4 but i know bugger all about graphics cards and i don't really know how to compare one with the next except for on a price basis.

i've been using http://www.pricespy.co.nz as a starting point but as i don't know what features to look for, its a bit hard to do a decent comparison.

markOS X

19-07-2002, 01:53 PM
If you aren't really a game nut (and hence don't want to spend $500-900 bucks :-) ) then the cars Tweak's suggested should suit you fine. I have a Geforce2 at home and I've just got a GeForce4 MX at work, and both play Dungeon Siege fine. I'd go for the GeForce4 MX, it should last you better than the GF2.

19-07-2002, 02:24 PM
get a DDR 32 meg one I have a Gforce 256 that is very good about 30% slower than my Gforce 3 that i no longer use would run warcraft 3 no problems tennisplayer43@hotmaol.com if you want to know more Warcraft 3 is very hard to beat in solo mode i spent ages trying ended up using the cheats to obtain extra gold etc