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Computer good enuf 4 grafix card?

By james_k1988
Jun 16, 2005
  1. Wasnt really sure where to put this thread, so dont shout at me if this is the wrong place lol :p

    Right im planning on buying a erally really good grafix card soon so my com can run any game that gets thrown at it. Now ive spyed out this one

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814102398R

    looks gr8 and the stats look awsome, but the only thing putting me off is that fact that its says

    system requirements:

    300-Watt Power Supply or higher recommended
    - Intel® Pentium® 4 / AMD® Athlon® or higher CPU
    - One available AGP slot
    - One power extension cable
    - 128MB system memory
    - CD-ROM drive

    Now i knew that grafix cards need a half decent computer to run properply, but i just wanna make sure my coms ok for this card, it was really the " Intel® Pentium® 4 / AMD® Athlon® or higher CPU" bit that got me worried, as my cpu aint exactly anything special lol an i jus wanna make sure this card will run ok on my com before i fork out all that money for it. my stats are

    400w PSU
    2600+ Amd Sempron ,Socket A ( 1.8ghz)
    1024 DDR Ram
    GeForce fx 5700 ve (not that that bits relevent)
    Foxconn mobo (not sure wot brand)

    im probably just being paranoid but just wanna make sure :blush: as it does look to be a very powerful card
     
  2. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,388

    Hmm. Looks like a fast card. Is newegg for reference? I don't think they ship internationally. I'm unsure about refurbs though. :suspiciou
     
  3. Justin

    Justin TS Rookie Posts: 942

    AMD Sempron *is* an athlon

    You're fine!

    Unless you really do live in Scotland, because the fellow is right, they do not ship internationally. However, check pricewatch.
     
  4. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    Or use a company that give you a fake PB in the states, and ships to your country..
    Adds a bit to the charge, but it might still be cheaper than buying locally.
    (If you have one of those companies in the UK that is)
     
  5. james_k1988

    james_k1988 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 163

    that was my next objective, finding out if newegg shipped internationally. I guess they dont. WEll dont worry ill find somewhere that does, at least now i know what card i want, thanx 4 the help guys :) :angel:
     
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