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Old 10-03-2006, 07:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im upgrading to the p5b deluxe board which has pci express only. my current card(PNY Verto GeForce 5200) is agp only. I have around 150-200 to spend on a new card. My monitor doesnt have an s-video input so keep that in mind. There seems to be a zillion different vid cards and thats one thing i know nothing about. I watch alot of videos and movies and do some gaming. nothing too intense though. Any recomendations? THanks
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Old 10-03-2006, 07:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You should get a eVGA 7600gt. They are $146 at ZipZoomFly.
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Old 10-03-2006, 09:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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ZOGIS ZO79GS-D Geforce 7900GS 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814136001

Will run any game and will peform well in windows...
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7900GS

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You should get a eVGA 7600gt. They are $146 at ZipZoomFly.
Agreed.

or you can get the x1900gt for just a tad more.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102022
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Old 10-06-2006, 08:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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thanks for the tips.. i think im going with the 7600...if i get the other car how could i hook up to the s-video port with my monitor having the regular serial type. is there an adapter? do you get better performance from the s-video?
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thanks for the tips.. i think im going with the 7600...if i get the other car how could i hook up to the s-video port with my monitor having the regular serial type. is there an adapter? do you get better performance from the s-video?
It should come with an Adapter. My 1950XTX did.
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Both the 7600gt, and the 7900gs are very good cards.

Personally i think the extra $50 would be worth it to get the 7900gs, but its up to you.
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