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Old 11-20-2006, 09:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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What would be the very best GPU out at the moment for someone who doesn't have a PCI EXPRESS hookup?

I have PCI/AGP/etc capabilities and I'd like to get the best card available for such without needing to get a PCIex.

I planned on getting a GeForce 7950GT but, according to the newegg page, it requires PCIex, and that was the best card I could find.

Any tips??

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the 7800gs is the best card out for agp and im pretty sure their won't be any new agp graphic cards coming out anymore.
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he can get the BFG brand, it is much cheaper
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143046
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Thanks a bunch!!
I appreciate the quick help, as usual from you guys.
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Old 12-02-2006, 10:43 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Last question(delayed, I know, but hopefully this thread will bump) ...

I have a 400w PSU and I was wondering if that'd even be powerful enough to handle the 7800GS.

I've had bad experiences concerning a lame PSU powering a strong GPU, and I'd like to avoid that as much as possible

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is it a name brand or is it generic (name brands are like antec,cm, froton....generics are psu that come with cases)

A 400w froton would handle it nicely, but if you have a generic...i would suggest upgrading it.
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