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My second pc the one my girlfriend likes to use for playing wow and web browsing has a failing 9800 pro. What would be a good replacement agp card?

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350 watt power supply
Pentium 4 prescot 3.0
768 MB ram One stick is 256 swissbit pc3200 One is nanya tech 512mb PC2700
mobo is MSI
Hard drive is WD 1600 BB
OS is windows XP

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I need to fix this before she tries to use my computer!
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post #2 of 9
Get a cheap geforce 6200 and overclock it like crazy
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post #3 of 9
x1650pro AGP (illbet) or PCIe. Tis a cheap card and it will play WoW fine. Better than ure 9800pro will.
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Not sure what your price range is but this seems like a good card. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131081
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X1650Pro would be the best one for AGP.
 
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post #6 of 9
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Originally Posted by ichiveritas View Post
My second pc the one my girlfriend likes to use for playing wow and web browsing has a failing 9800 pro. What would be a good replacement agp card?

here are the other details for the computer.

350 watt power supply
Pentium 4 prescot 3.0
768 MB ram One stick is 256 swissbit pc3200 One is nanya tech 512mb PC2700
mobo is MSI
Hard drive is WD 1600 BB
OS is windows XP

Open to other suggestions for improvement..
I need to fix this before she tries to use my computer!
Your girlfriend plays WoW? I need to meet some of this rare breed. Too busy questing to talk your ear off. Sounds good to me!
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post #7 of 9
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Yup she plays wow sometimes to much... But thats how it goes with wow! And I'm worse just have my time spread out over more games...


Looks like im leaning toward the X1650 then...
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post #8 of 9
x1650 will work just fine for WoW, and it should run on 350W no problem. If you can find one you could try and pick up an x850xt used for maybe $40-$50. I had the PCIe version and I ran WoW maxed at 1280x1024 4xAA at 50+fps. She won't get that because of the single core issue but it will be better than an x1650 and WoW doesn't use SM3.0 so there won't be any issues there.
    
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post #9 of 9
Yeah for WoW, X1650 should be good

If she needs a higher end card for more graphic intensive games, a 2600PRO/XT would be good
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