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AGP Graphics upgrade on old ASUS p4pe mobo

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January 16, 2010 12:01:12 AM

Hi, my GPU (Geforce FX 5600) on my old PC died a while back. I've been using a Radeon 9600 since but it's garbage. Was wondering if anyone knew what's the best AGP card availible for my rig. It's a P4PE mobo with 2.54 GHz CPU and 1.5 Gb of DDR RAM.

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January 16, 2010 12:40:41 AM

the HD 4670 or the HD 3870 (if you can find it) are the best AGP cards out.
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January 16, 2010 12:48:00 AM

The AGP versions of those cards are also above $100. If you could honestly wait, and save up $200, then your best bet is a cheap Athlon II Mobo with a pci-e x16 slot (40-60$), an HD4670 for $70, and an athlon II dual-core (245) for $70. However, upgrading a motherboard, you will need better memory, so also account $20 for a gigabyte of DDR2.
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