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Old 07-09-2008, 05:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok guys so i bought myself a new pc about a months ago.
so i'm stuck using the ati radeon xpress 1250, would it be better to put in my pci radeon 9250 video card, would there be a difference in gaming?
i'm not much of a hardcore gamer on pc anymore, the most gaming i'll be using is my ps3, but sometimes i'll play a little cs source which has decent fps with the on board while 1.6 runs perfectly fine at 100 fps with my on board video card.
should i just stick with the on board, or put in the pci video card or just get a decent pci express video card?

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Old 07-09-2008, 06:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if u spend $195 bucks u can get a radeon hd 4850 which will run any game out there, but the rest of your system will probably bottle neck it pretty badly.

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Old 07-09-2008, 08:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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lol i'm sure he's not willing to spend 195 dollars

anyway, i'd suggest you pick up a cheap-o card... go out and look for a cheap ati x1650 or even a 8600gt(s).

those will be great cards for someone that isnt an Uuber intense gamer
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eBay – Other Video Cards for Desktop PC and items on Find IT on eBay.
that'll show you the listings for gpu's. Alot of listings have 1-10mins left so just pick one and bid. I saw a 7900 going for $35
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i see, so i would just get a different one then.
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8600gts's are $59 on FXVideoCards, best card in that range

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