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Old 05-26-2006, 12:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, guys

My friend is building a computer and his buddy set him this up, and apparently he owns a tech sotre of some sort, anyway this is a fun little game and i wanted to see if i saw what you guys see.

There's soemthing wrong with this set up, whos knows what it is?




THE SET UP:

Motherboard
1 ABIT IL8 Socket T (LGA 775) Intel 945P ATX Intel Motherboard - OEM

Hardrive
1 Western Digital Caviar SE WD800JD 80GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard


Memory
1 CORSAIR VALUE SELECT 1GB (2 x 512MB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 667


Power Supply
1 Antec NeoHE 430 ATX12V 430W


Processor
1 Intel Pentium 4 630 Prescott 800MHz FSB LGA 775 EM64T Processor Model


Video Card
1 ABIT R9550-256CDT Radeon 9550 256MB DDR AGP 4X/8X Video Card -
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Old 05-26-2006, 01:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The Radeon 9550 being an AGP card?
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the radeon 9550 being a POS?
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Lol, I like General's reply.
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lol i had a 9600pro in my computer 5 freaking years ago. its been replaced by 4 newer computers at home, yet is still in use at work.


lol @ 9550
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Correct, apparently he made a mistake and didnt think about it being agp.

To people not knowing, agp cards do not fit in a pci express slot.

I will have to tell him, i thought that was funny. Yeah it is a Pos too.

What card do you recommend for that budget or near it?
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i'd go with a 7600gt on a loose budget, 6600gt on a really tight budget
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Well i was thinking something like something $50 or so for a vidoe card its just simple video editing.
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