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so I have a old p4 lying around..got the dust off..turned it on...so it has a hard time rendering today's Youtube(HD) and other MKV, hell HD mp4's even..with massive stuttering and non-sync'ing audio ..

would be popping in a current Gen AGP card let me watch these things?
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current gen AGP? agp cards haven't existed for years. You could surely pick up a nice one and it would allow you to watch it no problem
 
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if you picked up an hd3850 agp and installed linux on it you'd be able to watch hd youtube. That would be my recommendation. With 2 gigs of ram, you should be great . good luck! I loved the old Prescotts. Does your P4 have HT?
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if you picked up an hd3850 agp and installed linux on it you'd be able to watch hd youtube. That would be my recommendation. With 2 gigs of ram, you should be great . good luck! I loved the old Prescotts. Does your P4 have HT?
dont think so
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fair enough well even 2ghz single core with 2gb of ram and a 3850 on linux will definately been EASILY able to push HD video.
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