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Old 02-26-2009, 01:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So i am trying to upgrade one of my current pc's so it can run cod4 I just need a new gfx card and I don't really know much about video cards and how to choose them right.I found a card on newegg i need your help to know if it can even run cod4 cause my current specs are

P4 2.4ghz @ 2.80 ghz
2 gigs PC3200
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180 gig HDD

Im still using AGP and dont think im going to switch anytime soon.

this is the card i found on newegg
Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100232L Radeon HD 2400PRO 256MB 64-bit GDDR2 AGP 4X/8X HDCP Ready Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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This would be a lot better if you can afford it:
Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100228L Radeon HD 3850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 AGP 4X/8X HDCP Ready Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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Ill give it a shot I wanted to get the HIS Hightech Radeon HD 3850 but the price for it is just insane I can deal with anything under $150 thxs.
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Ill give it a shot I wanted to get the HIS Hightech Radeon HD 3850 but the price for it is just insane I can deal with anything under $150 thxs.
Yeah the HIS coolers are nice but not worth the price difference in this situation.
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I use an Artic Cooling Accelero S1 Rev. 2 with an attached 120mm fan on my 3850. It works wonders as far as cooling goes. It may not be ultra-sexy, but an LED fan would fix that.

Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 Rev. 2 (Newegg is out of them)
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