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June 27, 2010 6:33:26 AM

I have a p4c800-e deluxe and a ati 9800 pro graphics card. Is there a better graphics card for this motherboard. I know this is a outdated system by todays terms but this is my first pc I built.

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June 27, 2010 6:47:53 AM

Well, I think the most powerful card for AGP is the ATI HD4670. Don't know that there will be a more powerful card put out for that slot. Also, the HD 3870 is pretty powerful for AGP. But that requires a decent power supply. The HD 4670 sips power in comparison.
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June 27, 2010 6:53:24 AM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
4650s are as strong as they come these days, you cant find a 3850 or 3870 on newegg anymore. That card is your best upgrade option for the money, it will blow your current card out of the water so if you intend to keep your system going for atleast another year it is arguably a worthwhile upgrade.
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June 27, 2010 7:00:18 AM

Thanks buzznut and hunter31 that is exactly what I am looking for. Mutch appreciated. Just wasn't to sure. Now I know.
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June 27, 2010 5:49:33 PM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E...

There are two HD 4670's on this page. Whether its worth a significant price premium over the 4650 is another question. I think Hunter's suggestion is solid.
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July 7, 2010 1:02:36 AM

Thanks to everyone that help me out.
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July 7, 2010 1:05:57 AM

what about gts 250 you may like it..
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July 7, 2010 1:30:54 AM

Best answer selected by White hawk.
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