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Old 08-20-2005, 12:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an old Dimension 4400 w/ 1.6 ghz, 512MB RAM, and integrated graphics. It has integrated graphics in it, now what would be a nice upgrade that a 250W PSU could handle? I can play Source on it, as it loads fast, but the FPS just blows chunks. Any suggestions that will be futureproof for now that a 250W can handle? Thanks!
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Old 08-20-2005, 01:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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no offense, but i dont think that rig is future "proof-able"
perhaps some of the ATI 9xxx cards require less PSU power...check into them
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Old 08-20-2005, 02:22 AM   #3 (permalink)
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find out if it has an AGP slot first.
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Yes it has an AGP slot....
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Than get the 9800pro. Should be able to handle i think.
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from what i have seen witha dell the 9**** series from ATI is pretty good for alot of versions of dell.
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Well the 9800 pro uses a power connector though, wont that use up a lot of power? Remember it is 250W
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9800 Pro is a power hog. Try a low end 9200 or something.
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How would a 9200 be better than integrated?
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ITs integrated anything is better then integrated.
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