I need a new graphics card as my fx5500 has finally decided it has had enough, and what little performance it had has packed its bags up and left I cant really afford to make the jump to Pci express yet, i think my rig is still alright:
3.2ghz Prescott @ 3.4 (socket 478)
80gb 7200rpm 8mb cache hard drive
1024mb Corsair DDR 400/PC3200
dont know what motherboard....haha
Yeah, i didnt know if i could believe it at first, 12 pipeline card with 256mb GDDR3 256 bit for under £110. Im going to go and order that now. Hopefully it will have good overclocking abilities.
Does anyone know whether i could unlock any other pipelines on that card, to make it similair in performance to a XL/XT? Any info would be much appreciated, im pretty much a hardware novice Doesnt matter if i cant, the performance of that card should already boost performance to a playable level in the games play (DoD Source, CS source etc).
i took your advice and ordered one last night Probably wont get it before christmas though, oh well. I might finally be able to play games "the way they are meant to be played", i.e. no FX cards in sight Thanks for the advice guys, ill tell you all how it performs when i get it!