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Windows 7: Graphics Card Assistance! URGENT!

01 May 2010   #1
Razo

Windows 7 Ultimate N
 
 
Graphics Card Assistance! URGENT!

Well, I just installed Windows 7 on to my computer and yeah It's ok now because there's no aero and it constantly freezes. I already knew why this kept happening, due to my graphics card of course. It's the only spec that's causing fuss.

Now, you would need to see my specs first.

Interl (R) Pentium 4 CPU
2.20 GHz
1.5GB Ram DDR <-- Important spec.

Ok, the reason I came here was because I need some advice on what graphics card I would need.

What I have now is a very, very ancient Nvidia Geforce4 MX 440, lmao. Anyways here some specs of what the graphics card and motherboard are capable of.



So, can you give me some advice on what graphics card would be good for me?



My System SpecsSystem Spec
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01 May 2010   #2
Johnathan Lyman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

For your AGP slot, I would recommend this board:

Newegg.com - XFX HD-465X-ZPF2 Radeon HD 4650 1GB 128-bit DDR2 AGP 8X HDCP Ready Video Card

I don't think you'll find any better than that anymore since they are technically no longer made. You'll be able to rock Aero and a few games very nicely as well.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 May 2010   #3
Razo

Windows 7 Ultimate N
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jelyman View Post
For your AGP slot, I would recommend this board:

Newegg.com - XFX HD-465X-ZPF2 Radeon HD 4650 1GB 128-bit DDR2 AGP 8X HDCP Ready Video Card

I don't think you'll find any better than that anymore since they are technically no longer made. You'll be able to rock Aero and a few games very nicely as well.
Great stuff mate, I just hope it pays off.

Thanks.

Lol, well I just noticed that the gfx has DDR2 memory, and I only have DDR memory, is this a problem?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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01 May 2010   #4
Johnathan Lyman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Razo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jelyman View Post
For your AGP slot, I would recommend this board:

Newegg.com - XFX HD-465X-ZPF2 Radeon HD 4650 1GB 128-bit DDR2 AGP 8X HDCP Ready Video Card

I don't think you'll find any better than that anymore since they are technically no longer made. You'll be able to rock Aero and a few games very nicely as well.
Great stuff mate, I just hope it pays off.

Thanks.

Lol, well I just noticed that the gfx has DDR2 memory, and I only have DDR memory, is this a problem?
No. the type of RAM in a graphics card can be different than the RAM on your motherboard.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 May 2010   #5
Razo

Windows 7 Ultimate N
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jelyman View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Razo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jelyman View Post
For your AGP slot, I would recommend this board:

Newegg.com - XFX HD-465X-ZPF2 Radeon HD 4650 1GB 128-bit DDR2 AGP 8X HDCP Ready Video Card

I don't think you'll find any better than that anymore since they are technically no longer made. You'll be able to rock Aero and a few games very nicely as well.
Great stuff mate, I just hope it pays off.

Thanks.

Lol, well I just noticed that the gfx has DDR2 memory, and I only have DDR memory, is this a problem?
No. the type of RAM in a graphics card can be different than the RAM on your motherboard.
Ok, thanks for clearing that up, your info is great. Now me and my dad can upgrade the computer. I'm not much of a technical guy but I'm learning. I am 13 lol I have time.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 May 2010   #6
Johnathan Lyman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Razo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jelyman View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Razo View Post
Great stuff mate, I just hope it pays off.

Thanks.

Lol, well I just noticed that the gfx has DDR2 memory, and I only have DDR memory, is this a problem?
No. the type of RAM in a graphics card can be different than the RAM on your motherboard.
Ok, thanks for clearing that up, your info is great. Now me and my dad can upgrade the computer. I'm not much of a technical guy but I'm learning. I am 13 lol I have time.
Thirteen is a perfect age to start digging into computers. That's about when I started.
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