should i get a graphics card?

  o44wen 23:13 14 Apr 2005

Hi I was wondering if my computer performance would improve much if i purchased a graphics card.

Currently I only have the onboard graphics card "VIA/S3G UniChromeII Graphics 64MB shared"

I dont play computer games so when i ordered my PC i just thought i would never need one.

I use my PC for the internet, PC-TV, tele recording, DVD recordering, copying home movies to DVD and general use.

Views please,


  Technotiger 23:17 14 Apr 2005

Hi, yes, a graphics card would be a goood improvement. I suggest either NVidia or Radeon.


  o44wen 23:21 14 Apr 2005

i dont want to spend too much money on one, what would you recommend to get, I would like NVidia, just because my TV tuner is also made by that company.

What extra benefits would a graphics card give to me? I have read up things but just can't understand what model would be best suited to my needs and how it would improve over my current intergrated card.

  Technotiger 23:25 14 Apr 2005

Have a look here -

click here

  Mortticia 23:34 14 Apr 2005

Take a look at click here For a few cards that should suit you well.If you don't play games there is no need to spend £hundreds.

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