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Old 01-31-2006, 10:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i am a real dumb*ss when it comes to video cards, i dont know much about them, all i know is i want one that is under $75 CDN and AGP type, and it should be able to play NFS underground and the sims 1 (i bought them and my intel gfx doesnt like them )

So tell me which of these video cards would be best:

PNY GeForce FX 5200 128MB 8X AGP
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...157570&CatId=0

EVGA GeForce MX 4000 128 MB 8X AGP
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...010679&CatId=0

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5200 > 4000 however good luck playing nfsu with it. Spend at least $120US and get an evga 6600GT
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nfs underground 1 can play under a 32 MB GFX card, according to the requirements. It also claims that it runs under 32 MB intel 865.
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I'm gonna vote for an eVGA MX4000. My girlfriend had one of those for a while, and so did I. It did really well with the Deer Hunter games and those are actually kindof graphically tough. My integrated graphics were crying, so I put it in with my P3 800, and it ran smooth.

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thanks for the opinion/vote. I will put in an MX4000 128 MB asap!
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wait.... i think the 5200 would be able to play nfs easily... my friend has a 5200 and he plays hl2 on full settings and bf2 on medium...

Yea i know, I had the same reaction too....
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Eh, I just said the MX4000 because it's only 30 bucks.

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but will it work fine for underground?
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it won't max anything serious out. I've never played underground, but I assume that it should do fine...

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