Help me plz

  kev135 23:12 27 Dec 2005
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hi

i have recently purchased a new computer but i need help with the graphics card plz, it currently has an ATI Express 200 onboard intergrated graphics card which is not so good 4 gaming, i have been informed to buy a pci express card but ime not sure if it will work, my specs are as followed

Computer Make: Compaq
Processor: AMD 64 Athlon 3200
RAM: 1gb

  SG Atlantis® 23:14 27 Dec 2005

what's the model number?

  kev135 23:16 27 Dec 2005

wer can i find model number m8?

  kev135 23:19 27 Dec 2005

the card ime lookin at is an ATI Radeon x700

  kev135 23:20 27 Dec 2005

Sapphire Technology Radeon X700 Pro 128mb PCI-E DVI-I VO is the one i want 2 fit

  007al 23:23 27 Dec 2005

How much do you want to spend on a graphics card?

  kev135 23:24 27 Dec 2005

up 2 £100

  007al 23:28 27 Dec 2005

You should be looking for something in this region click here
Or this is a great price click here

  kev135 23:31 27 Dec 2005

yeh thanks the ATI sounds great, but ime on ati chip set, so will nvidea still work?

  kev135 23:35 27 Dec 2005

and dont i need a pci express card?

  007al 23:38 27 Dec 2005

Yes,you can use Nvidia cards too.
The ATI card is better,has 256MB of ram,12 pixel pipelines and ATI are using shader models on their newer cards like this one.
Looking at the spec of the card,its in the same class as the Nvidia 6800,so for that money its a steal

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