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Old 03-31-2006, 11:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OK right now i have an Nvidia GeForce2 MX/MX-400 32mb. It just isnt cutting it and I experiance a lot of lag because of it. Anyway im looking to upgrade and dont know much about computers or graphics cards. WHat do you guys reccomend my comp has the following:
2.2ghz
512 ram
40gb hard drive

I play:
Call of Duty
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and hope to play BF2

Anway i have an AGP slot and a PSI slot open so any reccomendations would be great. My price range is 25-100$ even though id like to spend around 40-60. Anyway thanks and I hope to remain posting on this forum.

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do you know if your motherboard supports at least AGP 4X?
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hm how can i tell? anyway thanks...
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download and run CPU-Z
then click on the "motherboard" tab
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says that....
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bummp come on guys i really need some help here...
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130197
I was able to play BF2 with this card.
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do you like it? does it seem to lag a lot? what do you have to adjust the settings too? thanks again.
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Yea I'm pretty satisfied with it now. With my specs I'm able to run Doom 3 on high settings, with very little lag. With BF2 I think it runs on low settings. Maybe you might want to get this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130233
...the thing is it doesn't have a fan, but that should run BF2 better.
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In all honesty, this should be the minimum graphics card you buy for Bf2:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150089
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