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Old 02-04-2007, 03:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey all question here

these are the 2 cards im choosing from

Brand EVGA
Model 256-A8-N542-T2
Interface
Interface AGP 4X/8X
Chipset
Chipset Manufacturer NVIDIA
GPU GeForce 7600GS
Core clock 400MHz
PixelPipelines 12
Memory
Memory Clock 700MHz(effective)
Memory Size 256MB
Memory Interface 128-bit
Memory Type GDDR2
3D API
DirectX DirectX 9
OpenGL OpenGL 2.0
Ports
D-SUB 1
DVI 1
TV-Out HDTV / S-Video/Composite Out
VIVO No
General
Tuner None
RAMDAC 400 MHz
Max Resolution 2560 x 1600
SLI Supported No
Cooler With Fan
Operating Systems Supported Windows 2000/XP/XP x64/MCE 2005
Dual-Link DVI Supported Yes
Features
Vista Ready Yes
Features NVIDIA CineFX 4.0 engine
NVIDIA Instellisample 4.0 technology
NVIDIA nView multi-display technology
NVIDIA PureVideo technology
Packaging
Package Contents 256-A8-N542-T2
Installation Materials
HDTV Cable
S-Video Cable
Power Cable
DVI to VGA/D-sub Adapter

or

Brand XFX
Model PVT73KUAL3
Interface
Interface AGP 8X
Chipset
Chipset Manufacturer NVIDIA
GPU GeForce 7600GS
Core clock 400MHz
PixelPipelines 12
Memory
Memory Clock 533MHz
Memory Size 256MB
Memory Interface 128-bit
Memory Type GDDR2
3D API
DirectX DirectX 9
OpenGL OpenGL 2.0
Ports
D-SUB 1
DVI 1
TV-Out HDTV / S-Video Out
VIVO No
General
Tuner None
RAMDAC 400 MHz
Max Resolution 2048 x 1536
SLI Supported No
Cooler With Fan
Features
Vista Ready Yes
Packaging
Package Contents PVT73KUAL3
Driver Disk
User Manual
S-Video Cable
Power Cable

is either one better?

2.93 celeron
p4m800 mb
512ram
160 gig hd

gonna get a gig of kingston value ram with it

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Old 02-04-2007, 03:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Go for the evga. It has a faster memory clock.

Actually why don't you go for this evga 7600GT. It cost almost the same as that 7600GS, and it's better:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130062
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because im on agp!!
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i would like to get the best agp card for around 100 to 120 dollars
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Old 02-05-2007, 04:24 PM   #5 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814145139
7300GT 256MB Geforce

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814133176 7600GS 512MB Geforce, just $30 more than what you wanted to spend.
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Default ok heres another question

Brand BFG Tech
Model BFGW6600GTOC
Interface
Interface AGP 4X/8X
Chipset
Chipset Manufacturer NVIDIA
GPU GeForce 6600GT
Core clock 525MHz (vs. 500MHz standard)
PixelPipelines 8
Memory
Memory Clock 1050MHz (vs. 1000MHz standard)
Memory Size 128MB
Memory Interface 128-bit
Memory Type GDDR3
3D API
DirectX DirectX 9
OpenGL OpenGL 2.0
Ports
DVI 2
TV-Out HDTV Out
VIVO No
General
Tuner None
RAMDAC 400 MHz
Max Resolution 2048 x 1536
Cooler With Fan
Operating Systems Supported Windows XP
System Requirements Intel Pentium III or IV, Celeron, AMD Duron Sempron or Athlon™ class processor or higher
128MB of RAM
CD or DVD-ROM drive
35MB available hard disk space 50MB for full installation)
A minimum 350W system power supply (with 12V current rating of 18A or more)
An available AGP 2.0 slot
Features
Vista Ready Yes
Features Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 Support
CineFX 3.0 Engine
UltraShadow II Technology
Intellisample 3.0 Technology
NVIDIA ForceWare Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
NVIDIA nView Multi-Display Technology
Digital Vibrance Control 3.0 Technology
White Box (US & Int’l)
Packaging
Package Contents BFGW6600GTOC
Driver Disk
User Manual
DVI to VGA/D-sub Adapter



look at that memory clock 1050 mgz would that be better than the other 2 i was looking at ???
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Perhaps the best agp card, 7800gs, just dropeed alot, it used ot be near 300 when it first came out, now its only like $150 aroudn different places. Try to find an x850xt agp in the newegg open box section, it will definitely be the best value.
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only a 300w psu

says minimum 350watt for 7600 gs

wonder if i can squeek by???on only 300?
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Ya you can see my system in my sig, my videocard says reccomended 450wat psu, but mine is only 350 and it runs fine, I get no problems at all with my pc.
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one area you don't wanna leak on is the PSU. I would actually upgrade your psu. You might be fine running a 300W psu however do you really wanna take the chance?
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