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Old 01-06-2007, 10:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Time to upgrade vid card, please give opinions.

Hey, the time has come for me to upgrade my video card for the first time since 2004. I have a GeForce 4 440 MX. I have an AGP card slot.

I'm looking for a good card for a casual gamer. I don't play all the time but I like to play some games with my friends online every once in awhile. They all play World of Warcraft, F.E.A.R and a few more of the newer games.

I can deal with the RAM requirements and whatnot I just need to know if the card can handle the games, as you can see my card right now it's a bit outdated and currently dead ( died getting an update because Half Life 2 said my drivers were "outdated".

Here's the card I'm looking at:

ATI RADEON X1650 Pro 512MB AGP http://shopati.ca/product.asp?sku=3122115

I'm really liking the cards low price ( or I think is low price due to me being new to Video Cards). One final question, can this card play games on a decently high graphics level?

Thanks for your time,
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Nice choice. The 7600GT is just a shade slower, the 7800GS is faster (but more expensive).
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Nice choice. The 7600GT is just a shade slower, the 7800GS is faster (but more expensive).
I could play F.E.A.R and whatnot with the ATI card, all I would need is RAM right?
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Well, I don't know your setup, but 2 gig handle anything.
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I have this for sale... 220.00CAD shipped

http://www.techist.com/showthread.ph...hreadid=136773
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I have this for sale... 220.00CAD shipped

http://www.techist.com/showthread.ph...hreadid=136773
No thanks, I got the ATI Radeon x1650 Pro for 169.00 CDN.
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