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Old 07-10-2006, 05:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a compaq presario 5000 series
1.6GHz P4
60GB HD
768MB RAM
Nvidia Vanta 16mb AGP
235W PSU

Im looking to upgrade my graphics card and PSU

Graphics card:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130278

PSU:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817170012

PLEASE TELL ME IF THIS IS WHAT I SHOULD GET BECAUSE I ONLY HAVE 100$ TO SPEND!!
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Old 07-10-2006, 05:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Or should I get this PSU?:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817171007
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Old 07-10-2006, 05:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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get the second psu cause it s a better brand
but the graphics ard is good
r u sure ure mobo supports agp 4x or 8x?
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im positive it supports 4x cuz my vanta is 2x/4x
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Assuming that THIS is your video card, that one you linked should run @ AGP 4x...

on the PSU, personally, I would spend a few more dollars, and get THIS ANTEC PSU, or something else from the Antec TruePower series.
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yep thats my graphics card.. i only have 100$ to spend but ill try to squeeze in that PSU
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if it supports 4x and 2x how do u no its not running in 2x mode currently wich wood mean u couldnt use that card?
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BTW does neweg take VISA check card?
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..thats a good question...im just gonna have to hope
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They should.... as the VISA check card is essentially a credit card with a limited balance... the only way to find out is to try it, unless you want to look through the FAQ.. I would say it will work though, as my debit cards (mastercard) worked on multiple purchases there...

If you can look at your motherboard and fing out the model number, we can look it up, and find out for you if it is truly AGP 4x...
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