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    Multimedia Graphics Card

    Hi all,

    I am looking at buying a new PC and am having trouble deciding on a graphics card.

    While I wish to be able to play games (Rome: Total War, Doom 3, ...) I want a card that will work well in the graphic design / video editing world. I particularly wish to run dual screens.

    What would you recommend? GeForce or Radeon? Why?

    Thankyou for your time!
    Unknown2

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    What are your current PC specs?

    Will help in deciding how powerful a card you could run.

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    Would also be good if you could let us know what connection type you have to plug the graphics card in to.

    i.e

    PCI
    AGP
    PCI-e

    wabirdman

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    My system with have a P4 3.2GHz, 2GB RAM and an AGP socket for the graphics

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks
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    That's a pretty solid system, so. . .

    IMO, graphics cards are one of the areas you really get what you pay for. You could argue back and forth for hours on which brand was better, but you buy a high end AGP card, and you had a crappy one before, you are gonna be happy. Regardless. Here is a good site outlining chipset specs. It all really comes down to what you can afford. The ones that cost a lot, cost a lot for a reason.

    Basscyst
    Last edited by Basscyst; 05-24-2005 at 01:10 AM.
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