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post #1 of 16
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i am looking into buying a video card for my computer but i only have pci. am i going to see a big difference in games with these over having onboard video. which one is the better one out of the 2.

this one
http://www.bestbuy.ca/catalog/prodde...05&catid=20397

or this one
http://www.bestbuy.ca/catalog/prodde...62&catid=20397

Please remember all i have to work with is PCI.
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post #2 of 16
The 5500 would be better.
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post #3 of 16
neither for that price
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post #4 of 16
I really like the 5500, it's the card that I use because I only have PCI too. As for performance increase, I haven't really benchmarked it, but I can't imagine running CoD2 on integrated.
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I AM SELLING ONE!

for 65$ canadian

edit: and yes its PCI

edit again: and i'm also including UT2003 and Photoshop CS if you want it
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chillaxed
I AM SELLING ONE!

for 65$ canadian

edit: and yes its PCI

thanks for the offer but i would much rather buy it in best buy then i can take it back if i need to. so it looks like the 5500 is the better one and its on sale a best buy.
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by the way where in canada do you live?

i'm in ottawa...
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post #8 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chillaxed
by the way where in canada do you live?

i'm in ottawa...
Red deer, alberta
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i have relatives over there...in grand prairie. damn i can't send you pm's

why is it that all like 10 people who would like my 5500 i can't send pm's to....very aggrovating to the max
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chillaxed
i have relatives over there...in grand prairie. damn i can't send you pm's

why is it that all like 10 people who would like my 5500 i can't send pm's to....very aggrovating to the max
You can always PM a mod and have them foward it.

BTW congrats on 1000 posts
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