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post #11 of 13
Actually going with onboard video till you can get a PCI express GPU might be a better idea. GPUs are cheaper for one.
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post #12 of 13
That's a really good point PCI-E cards are relatively cheaper than their AGP variants, however if your friend is a gamer he'll notice the performance hit going from a 9600Pro to an integrated nVidia 6xxx GPU IMHO

Alternatively, flog the 9600Pro off on eBay (or similar) along with any components no longer required, then put the cash towards the PCI-E card which falls into your performance budget
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post #13 of 13
Well that GPU overclocks well (look at mine).

There are no memory heatsinks either (thats why its low comparitivly)
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