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Chipsets?!?!

By Midgetmax
Jul 12, 2005
  1. hello, my computer has a 64 mb nvidia GeForce 2 built in and i just bought a video card that should be here in 2 days, so i was wondering am i going to have any problems seeing as how i have an Nvidia right now....? o and the card i bought is a Sapphire 579 Radeon 9250 256mb 64bit DDR AGP 4X/8X Video Card. the link is here...http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814102392


    -------SYS SPECS-------
    Win XP Home Service pack 2
    Version2002
    HP Pavilion a535w
    AMD Athalon XP 3200 (2.2 GHz)
    448 mb RAM
     
  2. Jevond

    Jevond TS Rookie

    You are not supposed to have any problems, just uninstall the NVIDIA drivers, disable the onboard VGA from the BIOS, Dont think you shouldnt have any problems
     
  3. Midgetmax

    Midgetmax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 49

    thanks

    wow that was really fast. Thank you, but i am going to need a walk through with the bios and uninstalling, i am not very computer literate....Thank you if anyone can help!
     
  4. Midgetmax

    Midgetmax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 49

    i also have another questio....do you think this graphics card will run fine with Guild Wars too?
     
  5. Jevond

    Jevond TS Rookie

  6. Jevond

    Jevond TS Rookie

  7. Midgetmax

    Midgetmax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 49

    Alright thank you very much! if i have anmore questions i will ask....(gosh i cant wait to get this card)
     
  8. Jevond

    Jevond TS Rookie

    Know the feeling......... am waiting for my 6600GT myself........ so much games, so little time *sigh* :)
     
  9. scooter6139

    scooter6139 TS Rookie Posts: 21

    it's the waiting that kills ya...................(stupid 2nd day delivery is still too slow!)

    mine is the ATI AIW X800XT
     
  10. Midgetmax

    Midgetmax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 49

    lol, yea, well i just ordered mine like 3 days ago, but i didnt get 2 day shipping cuz i am on a huge budget, thats why i got a budget card, but yea, its just so annoying knowing that you bought it but its not inj your hands yet. i am also, like every hour i get on and check where it is with my shipping nimber!lol
     
  11. Jevond

    Jevond TS Rookie

    I just get mine from my local supplier, but they didnt have in stock........but the best things come to those who wait?! :p I hate being patient!! :)
     
  12. Midgetmax

    Midgetmax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 49

    yea!! i got surprised todfay when fed ex showed up and i found out that it came a day early. wow, this card is amazing(i know its old but its alot nicer than a GeForce 2 64 mb) i didnt even have to uninstall anything, i just put it in, installed the drivers from the CD and i was done, well after i restarted. Its so amazing Guild wars looks amazing, and i get 100 fps on CS!!!!
     
  13. Jevond

    Jevond TS Rookie

    Now start saving up for your next VGA card!! :p We got to start looking at the future...... :)
     
  14. Midgetmax

    Midgetmax TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 49

    VGA Card???? o well, i am working so by christmas this year, i will have over $1200 US and i am going to build a new computer....
     
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