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Old Jan 11, 2007, 07:06 PM   #1
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Question I Need Advice on a New Video Card!

Hi all!
My husband needs a new(er) video card (his won't play Oblivion).
He offered me a deal, I get a new video card, he'll take my current one.

I need advice on what video card to get, hopefully a newer & better one than I already have. Catch is- AGP.
Mine can play all the latest games (so far), so the new one would have to be a better card, otherwise he can buy the new card for his system.

My specs are in my signature.
I prefer ATI, but I am willing to go Nvidia if the reasoning is sound. I definitely do not want another All-In-Wonder card...

So if you would, give me your opinions for a better video card, and tell me why.

Thanks for the help!!
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x1950pro agp. Easy!
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Jim, you're absolutely right!

I think we're going to go with Sapphire's x1950 Pro 512MB AGP, but I think we'll put it in his AMD system, simply because that machine still has some update potential left. (Can still go up with CPU, memory). (Besides, I did get the last new video card, it's his turn to feel the joy!)

http://www.sapphiretech.com/us/produ...gpid=168&grp=2
Very Sweet!!
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Great! Now, ask me another
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Jim, you're absolutely right!

I think we're going to go with Sapphire's x1950 Pro 512MB AGP, but I think we'll put it in his AMD system, simply because that machine still has some update potential left. (Can still go up with CPU, memory). (Besides, I did get the last new video card, it's his turn to feel the joy!)

http://www.sapphiretech.com/us/produ...gpid=168&grp=2
Very Sweet!!
Awwww! What a SWEETHEART! My wife looks at me cross-ways when I even suggest I might need a new vid card. Of course, I'm spoiled rotten on a new card yearly so maybe she has a reason? hehehehehe!
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