Choosing a suitable gfx card!

By -xenolith-
Jul 6, 2002
  1. Hi all,

    I am wondering what graphics card would best suit my system. Specs are: -

    AMD 1800
    512 RAM

    Since counter strike is the only game i play, im looking for a card that would give an 80+ constatnt fps. Currently my choices are GeForce MX 460 or should i go for the higher priced Ti 4200's or above?
  2. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Maniac Posts: 2,244

    go for a GF4 Ti series, the MX series aren't very good. You can get a GF3 that is much better than the GF4 MX and for about the same price.
  3. Th3M1ghtyD8

    Th3M1ghtyD8 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 664

    My recommendation would be to go for:-

    NVIDIA Geforce 3 Ti 200 64Mb - Around £100
    NVIDIA Geforce 3 Ti 200 128Mb - Around £120
    ATi Radeon 8500LE - Around £140
    NVIDIA Geforce 4 Ti 4200 - Around £150

    An GF4MX460 is likely to cost almost as much as a GF3Ti200 but lacks proper DirectX8.1 support. Any of the above cards will give good mid/high-end games performance.
  4. -xenolith-

    -xenolith- TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks all.

    I have decided to go for an Asus V8420 GeForce Ti 4200.

    Im sure ill be more than impressed with this:D
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