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which card should i get for Halo 1 and possibly doom 3.

and how will the PCI effect performance of the FX card?
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get this card instead

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161353
 
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post #3 of 17
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$94.99
pshhht yeah if you pay for it... i have a budget limit of 9.99 shipped
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$94.99
pshhht yeah if you pay for it... i have a budget limit of 9.99 shipped
well then youre not gonna get anything decent enough to have a good playing experience
 
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post #5 of 17
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well then youre not gonna get anything decent enough to have a good playing experience
cant be any worse than my onboard. both the cards i listed are under 10 bucks shipped thats why i asked which one.
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post #6 of 17
If you can scrounge up an extra 20 bucks, i would say go for this deal that I just saw.

http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/hot-deals/1113123/

If not, not really sure which of those 2 is the better one.
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post #7 of 17
Good luck getting Doom 3 to run okay on either of those cards!!!

I had to replace my FX5600 because it sucked terribly. Before that I had a MX440 which didn't like Doom 3 much either
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If you can scrounge up an extra 20 bucks, i would say go for this deal that I just saw.

http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/hot-deals/1113123/

If not, not really sure which of those 2 is the better one.
i don't have a pci express slot only PCI and AGP 8X
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Good luck getting Doom 3 to run okay on either of those cards!!!

I had to replace my FX5600 because it sucked terribly. Before that I had a MX440 which didn't like Doom 3 much either
eh if doom 3 doesnt run well no big deal i mostly want halo to run smoother than 12 fps average im currently getting.
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post #10 of 17
get the fx 5500

it'll be faster than the mx440

and the pci won't affect the card at all.

btw, i would seriously give some thought and save more money to buy a better card. even with the fx 5500, you'll have issues playing doom 3, although it'll run halo 1 fine.

i suggest getting a 8400gs or something. save up for it, compared to the two card you ask for, the 8400gs would be much better
    
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