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Whats the best compatible graphic card I can get for my old motherboard using AGPx1??

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by oldgeezer, Sep 25, 2004.

  1. oldgeezer Guest

    Please Please help me as I'm not a tec kinda person.. I'm using a Hercules 3d Prophet 2mx 32mb on a Via k7 matx audio sckt A Motherboard but would like very much to upgrade this, but not sure which card I can use on it... Can anybody help me pleeessee????
     
  2. oldgeezer Guest

    Well I must say that I'm very surprised that nobody on here seems to know the answer???
     
  3. Saxon New Member

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    I think the most surprising thing here is that you are running a motherboard that old and only wanting to upgrade the video card. :) No offence intended. :D
     
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    look for a TNT2
     
  5. Labbetuss New Member

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    or a Voodoo 3 3000 card if you can get one :)
     
  6. oldgeezer Guest

    Ok thats a great help...... and Saxon...... I probaly would have said the same thing lol but as I'm only wanting to upgrade the graphic card only my thanks go to Wazzledoozel and Labbetuss...
     
  7. oldgeezer Guest

    Hmmmm Hang on??? will it be better than the one I already have??
     
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    I think all GeForce cards bellow the GeForce3 support AGP 1x.
     
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    Tell us your complete specs, personally, depending on your CPU, I'd upgrade the motherboard then the GFX card.. But tell us your specs anyway.

    Also @ Labetuss, set your sig to size 1 ;)
     
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    Just get a TNT2 its powerful and cheap
     
  11. letitbe New Member

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    replace a motherboard boundle video chip.
     
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    Any GeForce class vidcard would beat the crap out of a TNT card, even the GeForce 256 SDR, which I know from experience can work on AGP 1X. I know this because I had both video cards, and the TNT2 Ultra even at max OC couldn't get close to the stock GeForce.
    Why would anyone "upgrade" to a vidcard that doesn't even have T&L support? :confused:
     
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    I even saw my old GeForce 256 SDR beat a NForce mobo with an integrated GeForce vidcard, (those were the good old days :p :D ).
    Remember that integrated video cards use your system memory which is like 20 times slower than the video memory on non-integrated video cards.
     
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    My TNT2 model 64 PCI 32MB would play BF1942
     
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    Geforce 2 cards does not support 1x agp.

    geforce 2 support agp 2x - 4x, geforce 3 support 2x - 4x

    But the 32mb Geforce MX support's the 1x agp.
     
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    You're right about that, looks like the good ol' GeForce 256 DDR would be the better choice :p
     
  17. oldgeezer Guest

    right complete specs.. AMD Athlon 1100, 384mb ram, 25gbhd, Audiophile 2496 soundcard and a 32mb Hercules 3d Prophet 2mx and erm running win me, ok not good but this is and has been running really great just thinking of upgrading the graphic card to a 64mb as they seem really cheap and as money is erm well sort of hard to get as other comitments..........
     
  18. oldgeezer Guest

    Hmmmm? of course I am assuming it is a AGPx1 to be honest I'm not really sure??
    GeForce 256 SDR ok but where if I'm to get this one would I get it??
     

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