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Old 10-05-2008, 09:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, i recently bought warhammer online and my current card ( nvidia 6600 ) doesnt seem to run it to smoothly.

Im looking for a mid-ranged card, preferebly in the $200 range that can offer me much better game play.

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Intel pentium 4 2.66 ghz


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Im guessing your board has the AGP interface, not PCI-E?
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Old 10-05-2008, 10:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Im guessing your board has the AGP interface, not PCI-E?

Not sure mate, how could i check?
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Look through the motherboard manual, or take a photo of the mobo, or tell us the make and model number.
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Download CPU-Z.

It should tell you in the "Mainboard" Tab, under Graphic Interface.


You would also benefit from buying another gig of RAM.
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Download CPU-Z.

It should tell you in the "Mainboard" Tab, under Graphic Interface.


You would also benefit from buying another gig of RAM.
Lol, why did i not think of the obvious...?
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Yes, it is AGP
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Old 10-05-2008, 11:12 PM   #8 (permalink)
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The MSI NX7600GT 512meg DDR2 or SAPPHIRE HD3650 512meg DDR2 are both pretty good cards under $200AUS. Depending on where you live you might get a better deal.

Like Redmoon stated though, you definitely need another GB of RAM from your comptuer. 1GB by itself just doesn't cut it in today's standards
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The MSI NX7600GT 512meg DDR2 or SAPPHIRE HD3650 512meg DDR2 are both pretty good cards under $200AUS. Depending on where you live you might get a better deal.

Like Redmoon stated though, you definitely need another GB of RAM from your comptuer. 1GB by itself just doesn't cut it in today's standards
Ok cheers mate, can you recommend any online stores i would be able ot purchase these cards off?

Ill also grab that extra gig of ram as soon as possible!
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i reccomend getting either an 8800GT or the ATI x1900 xtx... its old but really good and really cheap now, im still using one!
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