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    VGA Cards

    Hey I need to know which AGP VGA Card is better the

    Nvidia TNT2 Ultra 32MB AGP
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    Nvidia GeForce2 GTS 32MB AGP

    Please don't tell me that they are the same because they aren't.

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    Geforce 2 easily.

    Following the nVidia line, from (popular) geforce 2 boards, it basically goes:

    geforce 2 mx
    geforce 2 gts
    geforce 4 mx
    geforce 3 (ti200, then ti500)
    geforce 4 tiN (where the higher the N, the better )

    The Geforce 2 cards are ancient though - my integrated Geforce 2mx on my nForce is preventing me from enjoying Warcaft III in all its gaming goodness, as well as Dungeon Siege. If you have the money, a Geforce 4 Ti4600 is worth it, although the recently released Radeon 9700 stomps upon it like nothing.
    (Both are expensive cards though...)

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    Thanks JKD,

    and Yes Warcraft III is awesome.

    Cheers,
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    Originally posted by jkd
    Geforce 2 easily.

    Following the nVidia line, from (popular) geforce 2 boards, it basically goes:

    geforce 2 mx
    geforce 2 gts
    geforce 4 mx
    geforce 3 (ti200, then ti500)
    geforce 4 tiN (where the higher the N, the better )

    The Geforce 2 cards are ancient though - my integrated Geforce 2mx on my nForce is preventing me from enjoying Warcaft III in all its gaming goodness, as well as Dungeon Siege. If you have the money, a Geforce 4 Ti4600 is worth it, although the recently released Radeon 9700 stomps upon it like nothing.
    (Both are expensive cards though...)
    r300 aka Radeon 9700 was recently announced, and is hitting stores sometime in september. They are expected to sell for around $400. The Radeon 9000 which is replacing is already shipping and is around $100

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    I too may get a new card soon...but not yet. But I'm not a gamer...just want to set up a dual-monitor.

    Oh, and I do believe the lead graphic designer on Warcraft III is Patrick Thomas (in CA) -- a great artist with no training -- he's married to my ex-girlfriend -- and I did his father's web site. Strange that I got that gig...but all is good!
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    Originally posted by Gordo
    I too may get a new card soon...but not yet. But I'm not a gamer...just want to set up a dual-monitor.

    Oh, and I do believe the lead graphic designer on Warcraft III is Patrick Thomas (in CA) -- a great artist with no training -- he's married to my ex-girlfriend -- and I did his father's web site. Strange that I got that gig...but all is good!
    maxtor (or how ever it is spelled) has some great dual (even quad) head 2D grafix cards...

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    Originally posted by Thejavaman1


    maxtor (or how ever it is spelled) has some great dual (even quad) head 2D grafix cards...
    They make hard drives.

    You mean Matrox, right? And I agree they got some good dual and quad vid cards. Although don't expect to find many AGP quad cards... FYI.


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