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Tony Ricci 268,647 views 12:35 Apple Mac Pro Upgrade: Video Card (nVidia GeForce 8800 GT) - Duration: 7:16. It's more powerful, uses less power and is half the size! permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]dwky 2 points3 points4 points 3 years ago(1 child)I was in a similar situation as you - Q6600 stock w/ 4GB RAM and 8800 GTX. I guess I would recommend a 7850 or a 7870, just make sure the PSU is from a reputable brand. his comment is here

I'd still like to find a good alternative to quickly swap out the card. Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect The next video is startingstop Loading... Just order a Radeon 5450 for $20 or $30 somewhere until you are ready to either upgrade your machine or create a new build comepletely. Just make sure the PSU won't fry anything.

Click here to join today! spankcakes View Public Profile Find all posts by spankcakes (#8) Cybermancer Don Quixote Videocard: BFG GTX260OC (192 SP) Processor: Intel E8400 @ 3.6 GHz Mainboard: XFX 680i LT I can install it in the motherboard but beyond this I don't know. Language: English (UK) Content location: United Kingdom Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading...

Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. More than a year ago, I upgraded the 8800 to a 460 GTX. Your stock Q6600 @ 2.4GHz and 3GB RAM is going to limit your performance with some newer game titles, no matter what video card you buy to replace. He need the best card for the system he have right now.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]dabeastlyazn 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago(0 children)It is always handy to keep a spare (working) video card in your closet somewhere. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]RemnantEvil[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago(0 children)Yeah, a lot of people are of the mindset that it's not worth continuing. You have the SiS video chipset onboard. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

It is the correct driver.At the right side of the download page you see the link Products Supported and it says the driver you have is for the GeForce 2 MX Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Computer problem? If so should I download and install it or is there something else I should do first/instead. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]RemnantEvil[S] 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago(4 children)Which do you prefer?

I do want to keep this as a back-up (or a computer for my girlfriend), so I'm mainly focused on the graphics card at the moment. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Uploaded on 16 Nov 2007EVGA 8800GT Excessiveplayer Category Science & Technology Licence Standard YouTube Licence Show more Show less Loading... They update monthly, and the final page chart is especially useful for making comparison decisions.

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]madjalby 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago(0 children)I had a q6600 with a 9800 gx2. http://custsolutions.net/i-need/i-need-advice.php About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Very good price for a 5850. Rev A01, I believe.

Thanks for your help. /u/damoneyshot has recommended either an AMD 780 or GTX 760. Back to top #5 gavinseabrook gavinseabrook Members 773 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:El Paso Local time:02:46 AM Posted 03 May 2007 - 04:21 PM Most times, integrated graphics are between 16 Loading... weblink I made a thread about wanting advice on installing a geforce 8800GTS and I got a good reply telling me that I could so long as It could fit and I

so don't worry about PhysX and buy that 5850, it's a great card. Ask ! Sluggish, sometimes, but it could run everything I threw at it, either at high or medium settings without a problem.

Looking at my library, I've got a whole bunch of games, but none that really push past...

  • Like another poster said, spending more than $250-$300 on a graphics card right now would be silly unless you plan on redoing the build altogether.
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  • It seems that it would provide some benefit to graphics loading, and if this is the case I need your help and advice in installing it.
  • Digital Dojos 10,475 views 7:45 Remembering the 8800 GTX - Duration: 12:44.
  • permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]BetaBomb 7 points8 points9 points 3 years ago(1 child)No price cap because the limit is the bottleneck from the CPU.
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  • The card has an AGP interface so I will install it in its appropriate empty slot if it is sensible to do so.
  • Tramposch 192,092 views 19:31 The oven trick does work!!!!!
  • maybe when I have more money I'll buy a GTX, but I'm also worried about a heat it generates.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/vga-charts-december-2009/ Physx is an Nvidia exclusive. To that end - any advice on how to go about it? So I'm happy to put down around $250 for it, or less, just so a big catalogue of games doesn't go to waste. Well, if every game you like runs great, then I really don't see a need for a 5850.

It's pretty old but can still game pretty well at 1200p as long as you don't need max settings. ElectronicGuineaPig 119,601 views 3:36 EVGA GeForce 8800 GT Video Card - Duration: 5:39. Working... http://custsolutions.net/i-need/i-need-some-advice-please.php permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Wonka_Vision 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago(2 children)Sad.

I can't find any info about this particular card or any drivers/downloads/support software. I'm just looking for something that will replace the broken card without requiring me too replace too many other parts (Ship of Theseus, pretty much - want to keep the original Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Tag Search Go to Page...

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Not sure where to put Beyond sticking the module in the slot I don't have much expertise in the area.

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