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Old 01-06-2013, 09:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am seeking some advice with a graphics card for my computer it is an old xw6000 with Processor: 2 x Intel Xeon HT 2.66Ghz = Quad (4) x 2.66GHz
Memory: 4GB RAM (4 x 1GB)
Hard Drive: 80GB 7200RPM Drive
Optical Drive: CD/DVD drive
Graphics Card: NVidia NVS 200 AGP X8 Graphics card with Dual DVI splitter cable and DVI/VGA adapter

I bought it with xp so the graphics card in it at the moment was fine but I installed windows 7 and the graphics card is not supported.

Would this work with my computer?

Nvidia Geforce FX 5500 Videocard , 256MB DDR2 Memory , AGP 4x / 8x: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories
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Old 01-06-2013, 04:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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No, Nvidia does not make drivers for Windows 7 on anything lower than the 6 series GPUs.
EVGA GeForce 6200 Refurbished AGP 8x Graphics Card - 512MB - 512-A8-N403-RX - Scan.co.uk

IMO you should probably be on the safe side and get the best AGP Nvidia GPU money can currently buy.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Gainward-780...7506294&sr=1-4
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Is there anything cheaper that could be used with windows 7?
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The 6200 is the cheapest you can get.
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OK, cheers I am looking at this because I will not be using it for gaming:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Nvidia-Gefor...cp_computers_2
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They are the same thing except that one is just low profile.
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Sorry, I didn't see your first link, I will order that one as it is much cheaper than the one I found. Thank you very much
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Haha yea I was going to say something but figured you might have a specific reasoning for buying from Amazon.
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