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Budget AGP card capable of running oblivion

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by S^line, May 18, 2007.

  1. S^line New Member

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    Well my friend has an Emachine system. With a 2.2 ghz Athlon XP. 1 gig of ram. not dual-channel. and a 180 gig hard drive. All of these specs would be able to run oblivion xpt. His current videocard is a PCI Radeon 9250. I noticed the board had an AGP 8x slot. I was wondering what would be a good card that would run oblivion that he might be able to buy. His price range is $50-$150. either major chipset manufacturer would do, But he is partial to ATI.
     
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    9800XT
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    X1950 Pro
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    X1650XT
    6800 series
    6600 series

    baring in mind I ran Oblivion off an X6000 se mobility when oc'd you should even be able to use a 9800pro. My mate got one recently and loves it.
     
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    This might suite him well, but its borderline on his budget....1950GT
    Totally agree.^^^^^
     
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    Okay well thanks. I think i'm gonna go w/ a used x800.
     
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    How much do you want to spend on one? I have a sapphire X800GTO unlocked to 16 pipes and bios overclocked that is perfectly stable and has been for almost a year.
     
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    My dad runs an EVGA vanilla 6600 and oblivion runs good enough for him
     
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    Oldblivion mod, recomended it to a friend that can only run PCI cards (bloody Dell machines...), runs Oblivion better than Ultra Low settings ever did, on a FX5200. Gets him 20-25fps out doors, and about 30 inside
    Playable frame rates, and allows you to save up for a whole PC if you want :)
     
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    My friend is gonna go w/ x1650xt or the 7600gt.
     
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    I would be worried about the psu and what it can handle. the x800 ati or 850 should be ok
    but pushing the limit of that psu POWER IS A problem on emachines.
     
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    Yea i'm going over his house tomm. So i'll check out his PSU.
     

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