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Author Topic: video card question [RESOLVED]  (Read 2221 times)

flip city

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video card question [RESOLVED]
« on: March 30, 2010, 05:42:24 pm »

 If all other things being equal, which would be a better value : a) a video card with 512 mb of DDR3 OR b) a video card with 1gb of DDR2 ?
« Last Edit: April 01, 2010, 11:25:02 am by flip city »
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Re: video card question
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2010, 06:51:26 pm »

Depends on the application and what you want the card to do.
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Re: video card question
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2010, 08:37:35 pm »

Depends on the application and what you want the card to do.

It will be used for moderate games and watching DVD's. I'm leaning toward the 512mb DDR3.
« Last Edit: March 30, 2010, 08:39:33 pm by flip city »
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Re: video card question
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2010, 03:22:06 pm »

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Re: video card question
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2010, 06:32:16 pm »

That thing should fly.  ;D

I upgraded to a fanless (lower clock speeds, I guess) GeForce GT 240 1GB DDR3, and it does very well.
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Re: video card question
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2010, 06:42:06 pm »

Never could figure out how to get one of those in my system.  ;D
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Re: video card question [RESOLVED]
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2010, 11:25:50 am »

That thing should fly.  ;D

I upgraded to a fanless (lower clock speeds, I guess) GeForce GT 240 1GB DDR3, and it does very well.

Did you have any issues with the driver ?

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Re: video card question [RESOLVED]
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2010, 11:51:39 am »

Did you have any issues with the driver ?

Now that you mention it, the vlnvidia package did not work. I downloaded the driver directly from nVidia. It was in beta stage at the time, but installed and ran without a hitch.
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