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A friend of mine has a intel 82865g graphics controller for a video card...
What would be the best card upgrade without changing the mobo/cpu etc. I think it is agp, I am not positive on that though. I was thinking maybe a 6800gt or ultra or something close to that would be a decent upgrade?
    
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hmm get the ati 3850 AGP, they are fast =)

i used to have the 6800ultra, they are not fast anymore for today's games
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can anyone confirm if the intel 82865g is agp or not? if it is, is it 4x or 8x?
    
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that's an integrated video chip correct? i punched that into wikipedia and it says its an AGP8x chipset
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your best bet would be to get a 7800GS. i had one is it was pretty good considering what i had it with. ( a 3.8ghz P4)
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post #6 of 9
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your best bet would be to get a 7800GS. i had one is it was pretty good considering what i had it with. ( a 3.8ghz P4)
cant find one of those on newegg

there is a 3850 though
    
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hmm get the ati 3850 AGP, they are fast =)

i used to have the 6800ultra, they are not fast anymore for today's games
I will probably recommend this one to my friend, looks like a decent card.
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post #8 of 9
I second the 3850. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102730 Here's a good price for one. If you want cheaper, look into the ATI HD2k series or the nVidia 7-series.
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ya thats the exact one i was looking at on newegg, good price
    
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