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Old 05-14-2005, 06:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Video card for less than $50 shipped

First of all I don't play any games and i'm only running an old 1ghz amd processor.
Would this card be alright?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130210

If not, which one of these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ubmit=Property

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Old 05-14-2005, 06:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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yea the 5200 should do

my friend can play HL2 and cs:s on it
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Old 05-17-2005, 07:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
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is eVGA a good brand?
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Old 05-17-2005, 07:18 AM   #4 (permalink)
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is eVGA a good brand?
Yes very good quality, maybe even the best
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Here is the best you will find for that price range:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125153
Whatever you do, do not get a 5200, do not get PCI, and do not get a card with a 64-bit memory interface. The one above is $48, and it has a 128-bit memory interface, AGP 8X, and it is a 9250. Oh and by the way, I think eVGA is over rated. They offer no benefits over other cards. Any brand should be fine except Rosewill.
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Old 05-17-2005, 09:45 AM   #6 (permalink)
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eVGA is one of the most reliable

About the memory interfaces, a 128bit 250mhz will peform the sa me as a 64bit 500mhz, remeber that, bitrate is nto everything or we would not all have 6600GT's

I say go for that gigabyte card posted above or this eVGA because it supports dual monitors
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130173
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Um the one I posted also supports dual monitors... Plus it's 128-bit.
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