I have a rather dated 64mb n-vidia geforce2 mx400 graphics card which I would like to scrap in favour of a better one. I have a budget of around £120 and would mainly be using the card to play games. I have been looking at the Radeon 9500/9600 Pro, GeForce4 Ti 4200 8x. What do you think is currently the best card for the price and where should I get it from?
Also, is it just a case of removing the old card and putting the new one in?
I've decided that I'll probably go for the ATI Radeon 9600 Pro. I'm just wondering how long it's going to last before I have to upgrade again. Have you any idea?
Also, I would like to upgrade my sound card to a Sounblaster Audigy 2. Would this fix the problems I'm having with some of the sound in my games or is it something else that causes the annoying buzzing every now and then?
After having problems with my Gainward ti4800 I had it replaced it by the MSIFX5600, yes it does support DirectX 9. I also have Unreal 2 which it runs very well. It also comes with a very big bundle of software. I spent ages trying to wade through the different options and am very pleased with the FX 5600.