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Can i get a nvidia graphics card to work on a ati motherboard,

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October 1, 2010 2:39:57 AM

i just got a nvidia GeForce 8400GS DDR2 and i haven been trying to install it on my POS eMachines computer and it is not working, now my computer has a ATI Radeon Xpress 200 in which i belive is a integrated graphics card
now the only reason i am switching to this nvidia instead of my ATI is because the ati has been taking from my RAM and i am using this computer for gaming, so stealing from my RAM is a no no for me.
if any of you can give me some tips it would b much appreciated
October 1, 2010 3:32:24 AM

Well, chances are that it's not taking enough of your ram to make much of a difference, but the 8400 would be worth switching to anyway. Can you list your computer specs?
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October 1, 2010 3:34:36 AM

That's normal since onboard graphic is take some amount memory from RAM system, that's why your RAM memory is "decrease".
Yes, 8400GS is a weak card but better than Xpress 200.
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October 1, 2010 4:10:16 AM

jryan388 said:
Well, chances are that it's not taking enough of your ram to make much of a difference, but the 8400 would be worth switching to anyway. Can you list your computer specs?



intel celeron d 3.33ghz, 2gb of ddr1 Ram, 160gb harddrive, ACPI uniprocessor

thats all i can get from it, parents got this computer as a family computer and it kinda became mine not that long ago

mayb you can find out more for it, its a eMachines w3503
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