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Solved: Upgrading from 256MB Radeon ATI HD 2600 XT?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Caesis, Oct 2, 2008.

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  1. Caesis

    Caesis Thread Starter

    Oct 2, 2008
    Okay, I'm buying a computer from dell with a 256MB Radeon ATI HD 2600 XT. It doesn't say anything else about the card. It doesn't say the motherboard.

    Heres a diamond viper brand of the card:

    The question is, could I throw a EVGA Geforce 8800GT into my computer?

    The PCI on the Radeon is PCI express x16.
    The PCI on the Geforce is PCI Express 2.0 x16

    128bit on the Radeon
    256bit on the Geforce.

    So, could I yank the crappy radeon and replace it with the geforce? If not, whats the best card under 175 USD that I could buy? I'm a gamer.

    - Caesis.
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