AGP Graphics Upgrade

  Hemnsy 20:47 20 Oct 2005
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Hi,
I need some advise, i am currently looking to upgrade my graphics card.
I have a budget around the £100 mark

My current spec =
p4 2.66
512MB
Nvidia Gforce4 TI4200
120GB HD

Now this plays most games quite well (CSS,DODS)but will not play Battlefield 2.
Any suggestions appreciated

Thanks

  garrema 20:55 20 Oct 2005

You should be able to get a card based on an NVidia 6600 GT which is capable
Moake sure its the GT though

  aca 20:55 20 Oct 2005

If AGP why not go for an ATI 9800 Pro search online seem to have dropped in price (£85-£95)

Look at click here as example where actually £80

Double check that you have capacity for extra power supply and that the card is 256bit

  Methedrine 21:03 20 Oct 2005

The GeForce 4 cards are not supported for Battlefield 2. I had to replace mine with a GeForce 6600GT to be able to play that game. Got mine from click here

  garrema 21:06 20 Oct 2005

Re Aca;
Nah - Ebuyer have a saphire 9800 listed but no stock for £79.
For an extra tenner they have 143 Gainward 6600GTs.
You have to advise Hemnsy to go for the latest tech for given the budget.

  Starfox 21:11 20 Oct 2005

Have a look at click here and click here


Be aware that the GT cards are power hungry and you need a PSU with minimum 300w. click here

  flyingbrit 21:11 20 Oct 2005

6600GT every time............ Make sure you go for the GT,don't get fooled into thinking 6600 256mb is better than the 6600GT 128mb IT'S NOT!!!!!!!!!

  malgall 21:14 20 Oct 2005

a good web site to try is click here
they have list of most 3d cards and the speeds
for differant games so you can compare

  aca 21:49 20 Oct 2005

garrema

absolutely and just checked and e-buyer have gt for 119, bargain

  Hemnsy 22:07 20 Oct 2005

thanks all for your help this is just the info I wanted.

Great can't wait...

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