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Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by MohawkAngel, Dec 22, 2009.

  1. MohawkAngel

    MohawkAngel New Member

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    IGP Radeon 3100 256megs with shared memory on 4 gigs or BFG Tech GeForce 9400GT 512 megs PCI-E 16X. The IGP is much more higer resolution than it need on my 1680X1050 LCD screen.
    Help me choose.

    Thx
  2. assaulter_99

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    hmm you might want something higher than a 9400gt, try to get a 9600 gso or gt if you want to game seriously at that resolution.
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    man i asked people to choose between those two not to do the shopping for me ;)
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    I would imagine the PCI-e card to be slightly better than the IGP, but both arent going to be spectacular, I lean to the 9400 having the edge.
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    I wouldn't spend the money on the card; It won't provide much more at your resolution. Save your pennies for a 9600GT at least.
  6. assaulter_99

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    well what do you plan to do with? game, watch movies etc? a 9400 is not a wise buy (if ever you ll buy it) And igps tend to be meh...
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    I just assumed he had the card and was wondering if it was worth the trouble installing it on his new mobo with a 3100 integrated on it.
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    i already have those two so stop telling me to buy another card . I want advices between those 2 cards. Stop polluting my thread I WONT BUY ANY OTHER CARD ! :p
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    does it matter witch you choose? you wont notice much difference.... 4 fps instead of 3?
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    more than that believe me hehe the igp is 16 fps something like that
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    Go the 9400 then, it should have the highest performance.
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    If you already have both, why not test with both and see which is better?
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    Yup do what Doninkansas said.

    tho i do recomend you follow what most people have said in this thread and invest in a half decent GPU,

    9600, 4750 ...... Very cheap and have MUCH!!! higher performance.
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    Chill out man! :laugh: Maybe you should ve stated that in your first post! i assumed you were buying it, like many here. Well just install the 9400 then. :rockout:
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    I decided to put the GT9400 finally plugged with DVI dual-link in my lcd screen. But my screen has also a VGA port so as soon as i get a vgacable ill plug the IGP also. i can choose between four graphic boot-up settings in my bios.. PCI-E 16X , PCI-E , PCI , IGP. I chosed PCI-E 16X first and then IGP for booting . Now i only need to change the dvd burner for a SATA 2 to boost up the speed transfer.

    By the way man I see in your system specs you wait for a decent cooling for your cpu..i got a 80mm fan here that wind up at 4850 RPM. Used but pulling air as hell. Many fins turbine look alike. I am in Quebec province if ever you are interested that could fit on a cooler that can take the 80mm fans. Cheap an I have paypal :p
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    What ever floats your boat :D
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    after everythng i made i wont try to make that float :p
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    rofl. I would have loved to, but its a pity i'm on the other side of the world! Thanks tho. :toast:
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    It was an old fan for AMD tough...theres a sticker on the fan "PRO 3000A+" . CeraDyne fan ceramic bearings 12v 0.42 amps 4850 rpms and enough power to start a tornado n the case or turn your cmputer in coakroaches blender.
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    DAMN!!!!!!!!! Attitude :roll:
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    I m waiting for my new case then i ll sort cooling out. in my case it would be a lizard blender :laugh:
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    Yes..im a guy but imagine that with the ghetto black girl attitude :p
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