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Could Someone Please Tell Me Which Video Card To Get?

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#1 bluegirl0914


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Posted 21 October 2006 - 08:59 PM

Hi there,

I've been researching for days now! I don't really know what i'm doing, and am so worried about getting the wrong thing.

I need a new video card to play The Sims 2 Pets, I want to get the cheapest one I can that will work I have a Compaq Presario SR1265CL with intergated S3, if that helps.

the games Supported Video Cards:
ATI Radeon series 8500 or better (7x00 models no longer supported), All-In-Wonder 8500, 9000, 9200, 9500, 9600, 9700, 9800, X300, X600, X700, X800, and X850.
NVIDIA GeForce 2, 2 GTS, 3, 3 Ti, 4, 4 Ti, 4200, 4600, and 4800.
NVIDIA GeForce MX 420, 440, and 460.
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200, 55500, 5600, 5700, 5800, 5900, and 5950.
NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300, and 5900.
NVIDIA GeForce 6200, 6600, and 6800.
NVIDIA Quadro, Quadro2, and Quadro4.
Intel Extreme Graphics 82865, 82915, and higher.

Any advice would be very appreciated! Thanks

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#2 J_pyro_C


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Posted 21 October 2006 - 11:28 PM

im not really sure but I have an Nvidea Geforce 6500 256mb and it runs just about every game ive tried,although I havent tried the sims 2.

Best of luck,

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Posted 22 October 2006 - 07:56 AM

Here's a link for your motherboard specs:

J_pyro_C's suggestion should work just fine.
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