FX-53. o.o thats a top of the line back when single cores ruled the world. for something that old I'd say a 4850 or hell even a 4830 or Nvidia 8600GTS because inless you got a dual core your CPU is going to bottle neck your video card like hell. there arent much games you can play now a days with out a dual core so I'm going to tell you the 8600GTS. its cheap $50 and under and its the best card made before they started thinking of matching power for Dual cores.
I have 3 A8V motherboards and all 3 are agp w/ Nvidia Geforce 6200 512mb Gddr2 AGP 8x
That's right. The A8V Deluxe doesn't have any PCI-E slots.
matneo27, you need an AGP card - whatever you're getting, ensure the box says AGP and not PCI Express. The new 4650 AGP would do if you want something relatively modern. Its performance is probably going to be bottlenecked by the CPU though. What CPU are you using?
i also have this motherboard and i'm looking to get a better graphics card...i may have let stuff build in my tower and killed the fan and overheated my nvidia gefore 6800 gs...i fixed it but now its cooked it keeps crashing when i get into graphics heavy stuff. I'm looking at upgrading my card, but i'm worried taht i might get a flashy new card and find that i get a bottle neck and no real gain.
Dual chanel 660MHZ 1GB of Ram
AMD Athlon 64-bit 3000+
i want the ATI x1950 pro....but i'm sure you guys will tell me thats stupid for a number of reasons, what I'm after is some suggestions for cards that would be significantly better than my current one with out a serious bottle neck problem