I just recently recieved an older (2002) desktop for free and am looking to upgrade it so that I can play games (tf2, maybe world in conflict, use the hammer editor, etc).Although I would like to run these games fairly well, I don't want to spend too much money on the upgrades(being that its an old model and not worth much to begin with). Its model and other specs are: Compaq Presario SR1500NX AMD Sempron(tm) 3000+ 2.00 GHz, 256MB of memory installed and 80GB Hard Drive. There are two slots and I THINK it could support 2 512MB upgrades (I think) to get me to 1GB, have to take out the existing memory to install new ones. The motherboard is an Asus, A7V8X-LA (Ketut-GL6E).
My major question is about the compatability of a Direct X 9 level card with my comp. Can anyone help me with graphics cards that would be compatable with my comp? (I think I read something about AGP compatability or something like that?) I have no clue. THanks in advance!