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Old 05-24-2004, 09:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Just built a comp with low budget.
I bought a Asrock p4s61 mobo with onboard 64m video.
All i do is watch movies and play the odd game,but it's lagging a bit just wondering what the best vid card i can get 4 cheap,My mobo Can only handle 128mb (Please Help!!)
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Old 05-24-2004, 09:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You can look at a bunch of low priced cards here
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Thanks 4 the reply, not bad price's in us money,but i live in canada and don't have credit cards
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Old 05-24-2004, 12:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Try a radeon 9200 at www.tigerdirect.ca
Or go to a computer store and buy it. Even if you motherboard does not support agp 8x I would still get this card
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Old 05-24-2004, 12:27 PM   #5 (permalink)
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My mobo say's it is 8x agp but in setting's it has 32-64-128 settings so i don't know if i can go bigger than 128mb or not,website 4 the board is no help 2 me.
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Is there a store nearby that sells video cards, if so which ones?

When you say you dont have a credit card do you mean that you cant use it or dont have one at all?
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Old 06-02-2004, 07:41 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Well got my new card I went 4 the 128mb radeon 9200se works pretty good no more lagging anyway
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did you relize you can get a video card more than 128mb?
the 32-64-128 settings only mean that your motherboard can be set to 32-64-128 mb in bios.
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New York Cheech.
I went 4 the 128mb card because i heard so much junk about the 256mb cards, all i do is watch movies and play the odd game so why should i worry about having a bigger card, Bigger Is Not Alway's Better.
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that 32-64-128 you see in your bios is not your video card memory. It is your computer RAM which may be used by your video card. It is like reserved space for it. You usually set it to 1/2 of your total RAM. You could put a 256 video card no problem.
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