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got my better half to finally say she'll play games with me, wow specifically, but her computer is without AGP or PCI-E... only the good ol' pci slot. so. what card should i grab for her? any suggestions?
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Get a radeon X1550

I think they still sell a powercolor one
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good suggestions, but im looking for a lower budget. i just need playable for her untill we can build her system. anything that will work, not what will work best so much. but thanks for responding so quick
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post #4 of 9
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Originally Posted by donnybrook View Post
good suggestions, but im looking for a lower budget. i just need playable for her untill we can build her system. anything that will work, not what will work best so much. but thanks for responding so quick


If you just want something that'll work, this is the cheapest card I can find (that's not a Rage Pro which isn't even good enough for basic 2d anymore lol)


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814241001

EDIT:

If you want a slight bit of gaming capability (When I say slight, I mean it), you could get this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102434

Of course, both of these will suck for WoW
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If you want her to play wow you better be gettng something proper.

Such as this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131082
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Edit: gonX beat me to it...
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Originally Posted by sLowEnd View Post
If you just want something that'll work, this is the cheapest card I can find (that's not a Rage Pro which isn't even good enough for basic 2d anymore lol)
are you dissing my Rage Fury my first real hardcore graphics card.....ahhh
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are you dissing my Rage Fury my first real hardcore graphics card.....ahhh
Heh
I'm speaking from my experience

The Rage Pros in my school computers can't handle 32-bit 1024x768 lol (Or even 16-bit for that matter)
They have to be 16-bit 800x600 :/
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I believe the HD2400 series would be good for you for around $60. You can probably find a use for it after you upgrade or you could sell in on OCN. Im sure someone would want a pci card if they were setting up mutimonitors
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