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Old 01-14-2007, 09:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can someone help me out here. I'm looking for the cheapest (price wise) 256MB graphics card... I want it to be able to play games like Counter-Strike/Source and GTA: San Andreas without any lagging or other problems... But at the same time I want it to be quality.... Can someone please point me in the right directions with model numbers, brands, and such....I dont know much about video cards so can someone help me?


I found two, are they any good?:
http://cgi.ebay.com/GeForce-nVidia-F...QQcmdZViewItem

http://cgi.ebay.com/New-256MB-ATI-Ra...QQcmdZViewItem
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first off what expansion slot does your pc have?
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7600GT will play most all games on high.
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oh, i need an "AGP"
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7800 GS is your best bet.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143046

$199 after rebates.
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thanks for the replies but i was looking for a little cheaper.....

heres a page with my price range but which ones are actually good?

http://search.ebay.com/search/search...fsoo%3D1&fgtp=

*im talking about all the ones that are $50-$60 Buy It Now.... around that price range...
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Old 01-14-2007, 11:35 PM   #8 (permalink)
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anyone?
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too bad you have a agp board, you could probably get a pci-e 6600 for about $55. I had a le and it played current games at 1280x1024 with medium settings.

I would get that bfg 6800gt, it looks like a decent card.
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Ya me and my friend are going though your same problem he wants better graphics but he has a agp board.
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