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#1 figgis41

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Posted 01 April 2008 - 03:04 AM

hi all,,, at the moment i have a 256meg gfx card,,, an nvidia ge foce 8500gt,,,, i wuld like to upgrade it to at least 512meg,,, dose it have to be a ge force 8500 or can i fit a 8800gt,,, also i think the one i have is ddr3,,, i would like to stay with ddr3 and i also need a VGA socket for my moniter or is there an a adapter for VGA to DVI,,,,,,,,, here's a link to the pc i have,,, all the mobo & gfx card specs are on here,,,,, thank you all

http://support.packardbell.com/uk/item/ind...0101&g=1400
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Posted 01 April 2008 - 11:13 AM

Since you have PCIe you can put any PCIe video card in your system. Most gfx cards come with a DVI to VGA adapter for older monitors.
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Posted 02 April 2008 - 12:38 AM

thanks lucky,,,, just what i needed to know,,, was thinking of getting a 512meg geforce 8800gt.
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Posted 02 April 2008 - 01:47 AM

The MSI 8800GT seem to be very popular along with the 9600GT

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 08:59 AM

hi Lucky,,, thanks again,, this one is the one i think, thanks for the link,, i found it on a site i use for parts in the uk.
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/134966/show_product_overview
looks like the cheepest one on all the site's in the uk too,,,, out of stock at the moment but i emaild them and there getting some more in,,,,,, cant wait... lol
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