Video Card?

Discussion in 'Computing' started by munkee, Oct 16, 2001.

  1. munkee

    munkee Guest

    Right now I have an ATI 8 meg card installed. I want to install XP and I hear I need a 16 meg card...What do you suggest for a decent card? Should I get a PCI or AGP...does it matter? I don't want conflicts with Cubase, Reason,Tascam 428.
  2. Opus2000

    Opus2000 Well-Known Member

    Apr 7, 2001
    Get an AGP...PCI video cards bog things down a little by sharing the PCI Bus..AGP has it's own bus to the processor without having to use an IRQ!! Go with ATI, Matrox or GeForce cards..and stay with 16MB
  3. llornkcor

    llornkcor Active Member

    May 8, 2001
    Brisbane, Australia (originally Boulder, CO, USA)
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    I gots me a ATI 32 MB AGP thingy so's I can watch yer tv right here on my pc (heh- not to mention capture tv, and video). The monitor is an old 19" Apple that some dude just GAVE to me!
    Heats up a small room better than some heaters!!!! I could probably heat up some hotdogs on it if I wanted too.


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