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Old 07-23-2005, 12:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all. I recently put up a post on blurry text. As no one has responded I am thinking I will just buy a newer card. I need help. I currently have a celeron 2.4Ghz Northwood chip with 512mb ram ddr400 pc3200. My video card is an Apollo nVidia 5500FX 256MB AGP. I have been having trouble with blurry text and have tried everything I know of to get rid of this effect with no avail. So what would you guys suggest for a newer vid card that would be compatible with the specs I have?
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Old 07-23-2005, 02:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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6600gt or 6800 gt
get the 6600 gt and some more ram
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6600gt or 6800 gt
get the 6600 gt and some more ram
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Yea do that.
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if it's blurry, it might be the monitor. I didn't see your post about the blurry text, so I might be missing something, but your monitor might be the culprit.

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It would help us if we knew what you were using the computer for
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Old 07-23-2005, 09:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
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DJ The computer will need a card that is great at graphics and will make my text not blurry. It is an eyesore to keep staring at this very nice system with noce components and blurry text. It's comparable to the hubble telescope. Great idea. Sleek looking but I don't want to put a pair of glasses on it ya know what I mean?! LOL
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Well all cards look virtually the same, I would suggest anything upwards of a geforce 4
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It sounds like your system is having serious problems if your text is blurry. Are you a gamer? Being as most people on this forum are gamers, the cards suggested above are gaming cards. If you are not a gamer, you do not need to spend the kind of money they are suggesting you spend on graphics cards. Get yourself a 6200, and see if it makes things any better. Maybe try a different monitor too.
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Old 07-24-2005, 09:52 PM   #9 (permalink)
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What do you guys think of this card? I have always liked the quality of an ASUS product. Will this do the trick?

ASUS N6600/TD/256 Video Card - Retail

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121196

Can't wait to hear from you guys.
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Yes, that card would suit your needs. The others will probably let you know that its not a gaming card at all, and will recommend the GT version. Get the GT version if you play on gaming, but if you are not a gamer, the non-GT will suit your purposes.
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