Finding a graphic card..

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  1. DigiCrime

    DigiCrime If Only!

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    Friend of mine has a Dell Dimension e310 and he is wanting to play this game http://www.realflight.com/requirements/g45_system.html but his current onboard graphics isn't sufficient enough so I am going to find him something but a cheapy if I can. What's a decent card for this type of game and that will fit in a e310 :wiggle:
     
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    E310?
    that shit is old

    check if it has PCI-E, AGP, or PCI only
    check the power supply wattage

    then browse newegg for any vid card that has more than 32MB dedicated video RAM
     
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    radeon 9200se, lol. That PC prolly only has a PCI slot available.
     
  4. Hate Crime

    Hate Crime Don't Hate OT Supporter

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    Yea, I think it comes with 2 PCI slots and a PCI-Express x1.:mamoru:
     
  5. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Even PCI-E x1 is as fast as AGP 4x, if I remember correctly. That's better than nothing.
     
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    AGP 4x is about 1 GB/s
    PCI-E x1 is about 250 MB/s

    It wouldn't even power a video card. It can barely power a DVI extender for on-board video.
     
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    yea its old as shit I know but itll have to do for them. it has two pci slots. I dont think ill find one for it that will handle that game
     
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