Graphics Card for my computer

By da big gamer
May 26, 2009
  1. Motherboard Description Mb manufacturer name: ASUS A7V8X-LA

    HP/Compaq name: Kelut-GL6E
    CPU Socket A

    Supports AMD Athlon XP 3200+ processor (2.20 GHz/400 MHz/Barton core)

    Maximum approved processors:

    * Athlon XP 3200+ Barton Processor (2.20 GHz, 400MHz)
    * Athlon XP 2700+ Thoroughbred Processor (2.16GHz, 333MHz)

    Chipset VIA KM400A

    VIA VT8237
    Front Side Bus (FSB) 400 / 333 / 266 MHz
    Memory 2 x 184-pin DDR DIMM sockets

    Support up to maximum 2 GB memory (PC manufacturer's maximum memory may differ)

    Supports unbuffered PC2700/2100 non-ECC DDR SDRAM memory
    Expansion Slots Three PCI slots

    One AGP 8x/4x (1.5V)
    Storage Two UltraDMA 100 IDE connectors

    Two Serial ATA connectors
    Integrated Graphics VIA UniChrome graphics
    Audio Realtek AL658 six-channel AUDIO CODEC

    Digital audio via an S/PDIF out interface
    LAN Southbridge integrated 10/100 Mbps

    VT6103 LAN PHY
    Hardware Monitoring Super I/O integrated monitoring of: CPU/chassis fan, MB/CPU temperature
    Rear Panel I/O Ports One Parallel

    One Serial

    One PS/2 Keyboard

    One PS/2 Mouse

    One RJ45 port

    One Audio I/O

    One VGA

    One IEEE 1394

    Four USB 2.0/1.1 (Two connectors)
    Internal I/O Two USB connectors support additional four USB 2.0 ports

    One IEEE 1394 connector for an additional IEEE 1394 port

    CPU/chassis fan connectors

    20-pin ATX power connector

    Front panel connector

    CD/AUX connectors

    Front panel audio connector
    BIOS Features 4Mb Flash ROM

    Award BIOS

    Enhanced ACPI

    DMI 2.0

    Green features

    PnP features
    Industry Standard PCI 2.2

    USB 2.0/1.1
    Manageability WOL


    Wake on PS/2 mouse
    Support CD Contents Device drivers

    ASUS PC Probe

    ASUS Screen saver

    Award BIOS Flash Utility

    Adobe Acrobat Reader

    Trend Micro PC 2002
    Form Factor Micro-ATX form factor: 9.6 inches x 9.6 inches (24.38 cm x 24.38 cm)

    That is what kinda of computer I got and I want to make my computer faster, so I can play games like World of Warcraft, Runescape, and Call of Duty 4. My computer is to slow so i was wanting to upgrade my graphics card. any tips on what I should get?
  2. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,427   +27

    How much is your budget? You may also need a new PSU for a new video card, so keep that in mind when deciding on a budget. Also, where are you located?
  3. teklord

    teklord TS Guru Posts: 480

    You have AGP 8x/4x so get the HD 3850. Recommend the Sapphire model from Newegg. I purchased one myself.
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