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Im trying to rebuild an old system, and I was going to put in a Radeon 4550 like this one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=14-150-483&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&PageSize=10&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&IsFeedbackTab=true#scrollFullInfo

but now I cant find one. Any suggestions on a workable replacement. Im not wanting to dump a bunch of money into this old system, just something functional with about 1 gb.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102882&cm_re=1gb_video_card-_-14-102-882-_-Product

$29.99 after MIR.
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Used 88/9800gt?
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I have a spare gtx 260 if you are interested

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post #5 of 9
Thats a good price. Does it have to be ATI/AMD though because nvidia has some good cards for cheap.
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post #6 of 9
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@MClouse

I dont think I have the PSU for that card. Plus, Im not sure I understand the 896mb thing. Thats a weird spec for a card-- how do they get that number?

@raysfan -- no idc about the brand

@ducrider -- u have one or just suggesting?

Edited by Atreyu5050 - 4/24/11 at 10:14am
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post #7 of 9
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How about this one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500178


Anyone have strong opinions?

$19.99 after MIR...
Edited by Atreyu5050 - 4/24/11 at 10:28am
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post #8 of 9
Is it the PSU in your sig rig? Then no, it probably wouldn't I'm a afraid. And to be quite honest, I have no idea how they get that number. Sorry for not being of any help there.

That card will run everyday tasks. What are you using your computer for? It won't run games very well I don't believe...
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@ducrider -- u have one or just suggesting?

Both.More of a suggestion than a offer.I do have a 8800gts 320mb that I could sell but I would be keeping it till after the Chimp Challenge.
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