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Old 07-09-2003, 09:57 PM   #11
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Those are part of the monitor, they are there to balance the magnetic field.
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Hod do I know if I need and AGP or PCI?

Under hardware details it says
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Location 1 (PCI bus 1, device 0, function 0)
So that means I need a PCI video card to replace it?
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probably, is it exactly the same slot as the other slots in the rear of the computer? I would suggest a 9200 if you want something nice, that will last you atleast a year. 4200 are also nice, ( I have one) but the shaders and AA and AF aren't as nice. This summer i was gonna get either a 256 9800 pro or a 256 5900 whichever was better at the end of summer, well i thought a car would be better then all the crap i was gonna buy, so i have my beautiful bonne, and I didn't win tonights Powerball so nothing for now....
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If at all possible, get a AGP, they run faster than PCI. But hey this card I got now is a lot better than my old Geforce 2 MX400. Also if you got an older computer and getting a high-performance video card, make sure you power supply can handle it, these new cards like the juice.
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get a ATI Rage Pro 2 !
mine is great!
not actually, it'* on the mb and i'm too lazt to install the PNY geforce 2 mx sitting on my desk... but with only a p1 233mmx it doesnt really matter
those radeons are sweet tho
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An AGP slot means you use a card with it'* own processor. That is better than PCI, because PCI sucks away some of the CPU'* power.
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Agp stands for advanced graphix port right?what does pci stand for? And the wife upgraded our computer and we now have rambus or rd ram anybody know is this ram is good and how it performs?
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if thats all you can afford, go with the radeon in my opinion. But just make sure you have an AGP slot to swap in the new one in place of the old one.
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