My computer lag during game play do i need to up grade video card Tags: Graphics Cards Games Lag Nvidia Computer Graphics Last response: March 9, 2010 10:31 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Anonymous a b U Graphics card March 9, 2010 9:16:47 PM Hello, If I'm running an AGP video card it it worth up grading it from a nvidia 5200 256 to a 7600 nvidia card? Or should i just rebuild the whole thing? More about : computer lag game play grade video card randomkid a b U Graphics card March 9, 2010 9:46:39 PM It might solve your GPU bottleneck but what about the CPU? I'm afraid that if you get the 7600GT (agp ) your games may still lag due to processor bottleneck and you end up spending ~$95 for the AGP you can not bring to a newer mobo... So please list your other system components and tell us what what monitor resolution are you playing at. m 0 l megamanx00 a c 106 U Graphics card a b Î Nvidia March 9, 2010 10:20:18 PM If you can get the 7600GT for free sure. Unless your system is at least an Athlon 64 or a 3.0c P4, there isn't much of a point in spending any money on it. What kind of system do you have? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jyjjy a c 376 U Graphics card a b Î Nvidia March 9, 2010 10:31:15 PM Just rebuild. That system is ancient by today's standards. For $200-300 you can get a CPU, motherboard, ram and video card that will be several time better for gaming than just buying a 7600gt. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources My computers video and audio constanly skip and lag after I installed my graphics card and psu. Even when I'm not playing game Forum Computer lock's up randomly, mostly during game play. Forum Why does my computer lag when I play video games? Forum SolvedCan i play a game that needs 512mb on my 256mb video card Forum Solvedvideo card up grade Forum Monitor goes to sleep during video play of games and won't wake up. Forum SolvedComputer Randomly Shuts down. Usually during game play. Forum SolvedComputer crashing during game play, not overclocked of overheating Forum Need help, computer crashing during game play Forum Solvedneed graphix card up-grade Forum How Can I Play Games That Require Shaders (3.0) with a Video Card That Suports 1.0(With No Lag And For Free)? Forum Need help figuring out budget low profile, low PSU video card to play older game (TF2) Forum SolvedMy computer meats the requirements for high graphic games but freezes during game play. Forum SolvedWill using a video game capture card make it less lag? more faster record? Forum SolvedMy XP computer locks up when using Windows photo viewer. Do I need more RAM or a video card? Forum SolvedComputer shuts down during game play Forum Windows stutter/lagging randomly during game-play. Forum SolvedUse Nvidia video card make the crossfire game super Lag! But other video game are super fine! WHY? Forum Computer Locks up During intense game, help needed. Forum SolvedVisionTek ATI Radeon 2600XT AGP 512MB Video Card, Drivers malfunction during start up Windows XP 32 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !