1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Is This Good?

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by Sumone157, May 1, 2005.

  1. Sumone157

    Sumone157 Regular member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    333
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    Is this a good Graphis Card?
    Please tell me.If not tell me the bad part, besides its pci.
    If its good tell me why. besides it has 256mb of graphics.
    If wanning to buy tell me and ill give you the site you can buy it from. Its really cheap.From 40$-60$!!!
    Remember its from the website and manufactuare. not from Other people.

    Specifications
    Model
    Brand SAPPHIRE
    Model 100114
    Chipset
    GPU Radeon 9250
    Memory
    Memory Size 256MB
    Memory Type DDR
    3D API
    DirectX DirectX 8
    OpenGL OpenGL 1.3
    Interface
    Interface PCI
    Ports
    D-SUB 1
    DVI 1
    TV-Out S-Video/Composite Out
    VIVO No
    TV Tuner No
    General
    Max Resolution 2048x1536
    SLI Supported No
    Accessories Driver CD
    Operating Systems Supported Windows 2000/XP
    System Requirements Intel Pentium 4/III/II/Celeron, AMD K6/Athlon or compatible with AGP 8X /4X /2X slot
    128MB of system memory.
    Installation software requires CD-ROM drive. DVD playback requires DVD drive Interactive Program guide requires Internet connection for listing updates
     
  2. c4iscool

    c4iscool Member

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2004
    Messages:
    83
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    this almost sounds like a ad. besides that....are u a heavy gamer?
     
  3. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2004
    Messages:
    39,071
    Likes Received:
    79
    Trophy Points:
    128
    if it is a pci card keep it as agp & pci/e is faster
     
  4. Sumone157

    Sumone157 Regular member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    333
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    its it good or not. and ys i am a heavy games. i wanna play guild wars.
     
  5. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2004
    Messages:
    39,071
    Likes Received:
    79
    Trophy Points:
    128
    does your motherboard have an agp slot??
     
  6. Sumone157

    Sumone157 Regular member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    333
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    no. if i newe that i wouldnt have brought the cpu.
    i only have 4 pci slots
     
  7. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2004
    Messages:
    39,071
    Likes Received:
    79
    Trophy Points:
    128
    you certain it is a pci card as it states in system requirements an AGP 8X /4X /2X slot is required
     
  8. Sumone157

    Sumone157 Regular member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    333
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    yes the name is
    SAPPHIRE 100114 Radeon 9250 256MB DDR PCI Video Card - OEM

    it says PCI


    [​IMG]
     
  9. Sumone157

    Sumone157 Regular member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    333
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    look at the three plugins.

    its not agp.

    i opened my dell and it has identicle
     
  10. c4iscool

    c4iscool Member

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2004
    Messages:
    83
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    it sounds str8 for the price.
     
  11. Sumone157

    Sumone157 Regular member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    333
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    is it pci
     
  12. Sumone157

    Sumone157 Regular member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    333
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    i mean should i buy the hardware
     
  13. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2004
    Messages:
    39,071
    Likes Received:
    79
    Trophy Points:
    128
    it is pci so go for it
     
  14. Sumone157

    Sumone157 Regular member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    333
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    whats better. pci or agp?
     
  15. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2004
    Messages:
    39,071
    Likes Received:
    79
    Trophy Points:
    128
    agp is 2x plus faster than pci. pci is 33mhz, agp is 33x2=66, 33x4=128, 33x8=256mhz
     
  16. Sumone157

    Sumone157 Regular member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    333
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    dam it i dont have agp. im just kinda confused.in system requirements it says "Intel Pentium 4/III/II/Celeron, AMD K6/Athlon or compatible with AGP 8X /4X /2X slot"

    i have a Intel Pentium 4, but i dont no if i have a AMD K6/Athlon.

    are these the chose of processers. if not please tell me how i can check
    if i have a AMD K6/Athlon. i dont wanna retern it if i buy it which im probally going to buy it tonight.
     
  17. Sumone157

    Sumone157 Regular member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    333
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
  18. Sumone157

    Sumone157 Regular member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    333
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    on the first pic i gave you you can see a slot. ive never seen this b4. any of u seen this?if so tell me what it does and what i need to use it.
     
  19. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2004
    Messages:
    39,071
    Likes Received:
    79
    Trophy Points:
    128
    you say you have a p4 cpu & you meet the specs for the video card. i guess card manufacturer uses same specs whether for a pci car or agp card. what is your system specs & who made your computer??
     
  20. Sumone157

    Sumone157 Regular member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    333
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    how can i check the specks. the manufacture is dell.
     

Share This Page