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Old 10-05-2006, 10:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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One of my mates has a computer with 256 Mb of ram and is using 32Mb of it as onboard video... I have a very old 8 Mb Sis 6326 AGP lying around and I was wondering if that would help him with his gaming experience or just make it worse...
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His onboard is going to be better than your card
He should consider at least getting a geforce 2 or something cheap even if it's all he can afford, that'll give him a big jump over whatever 32mb pos integrated graphics he's got now.
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My old video card I'm using now (2002) is much better than my stock Intel 865 graphics, because it has a fan on it, and works pretty nicely.

If the video card has a fan on it, it should be better than the chipset. Otherwise, it will be trash.
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Nah it has no fan.. Not even a heatsink.. Just the GPU exposed... So leave him to use his onboard you think?
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