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Best Graphics card for P4 2.40GHz?

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November 14, 2009 10:57:10 AM

What would be the best AGP graphics card with following system without being overkill?

Abit VT7
P4 2.40GHz (Northwood)
4x256MB DDR
Samsung 160GB P1614N
450W Rhycom (15 amps on 12V rail)
Windows XP Home Edition

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a c 376 U Graphics card
November 14, 2009 11:09:11 AM

HD4650
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November 14, 2009 11:12:49 AM

What game are you trying to play? Pricewatch.com has AGP Geforce 7300gt or Radeon 3850 that would help you a lot. You really need a better cpu though for most games now.
a c 376 U Graphics card
November 14, 2009 11:12:56 AM

HD4670 might be overkill for a P4
November 14, 2009 11:15:11 AM

I'm building a system to my sister, it should run Sims 3. What I'm worrying about is amperage, since the psu only has 15 amps / 12v rail.
a c 376 U Graphics card
November 14, 2009 11:46:45 AM

Just pick depending on the money you want to spend? That's pretty bad advice as there's lots of bad overpriced cards. Considering I wouldn't trust his PSU with an HD3850 there's basically 2 options; an HD4650 or HD4670. The 7300gt that you mentioned earlier is several times worse than any of these cards.
November 14, 2009 11:49:29 AM

Would HD3650 work? There's one on Ebay ending soon.
November 14, 2009 12:10:56 PM

Seems like HD 4650 would be my best option. Thanks for advice!
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