nVidia GeForce FX 5500 AGP 8x 256mb Video Card
hey i have a Compaq D500 Small Form Factor 1.6 Ghz 256MB ram and I was woundering if it would be able to handle a nVidia GeForce FX 5500 AGP 8x 256mb Video Card???
hey i have a Compaq D500 Small Form Factor 1.6 Ghz 256MB ram and I was woundering if it would be able to handle a nVidia GeForce FX 5500 AGP 8x 256mb Video Card???

#1
Posted 04/13/2007 07:28 AM   
[quote name='simon02' date='Apr 13 2007, 08:28 AM']hey i have a Compaq D500 Small Form Factor 1.6 Ghz 256MB ram and I was woundering if it would be able to handle a nVidia GeForce FX 5500 AGP 8x 256mb Video Card???
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Yes, but it will have to be low profile I guess as your case is small.

But the FX 5500 is a bit better. This for ex:

[url="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814143097"]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814143097[/url]
[quote name='simon02' date='Apr 13 2007, 08:28 AM']hey i have a Compaq D500 Small Form Factor 1.6 Ghz 256MB ram and I was woundering if it would be able to handle a nVidia GeForce FX 5500 AGP 8x 256mb Video Card???

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Yes, but it will have to be low profile I guess as your case is small.



But the FX 5500 is a bit better. This for ex:



http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814143097

Case: Antec P 180B. modded. 2 x 120mm Noctua fans.

Psu: Corsair HX 750W modular.

Mobo: EVGA 141-BL-E757-TR.

Cpu: Intel Core i7 920 2.6GHz @ 3.4 GHz.

Cpu cooler: Noctua NH-U12P SE1366.

RAM: Kingston HyperX 3GB DDR 3. 1600

Video cards: Sapphire HD 4890 Vapor-X Crossfire.

HDD: Western Digital Caviar 640gb Black edt.

Sound: Auzentech X-FI Prelude. Camebridge Desktop theatre 5.1 speakers.

#2
Posted 04/13/2007 09:50 AM   
Nope I think not, get a Geforce 6200 AGP with low profile
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[quote name='simon02' date='Apr 13 2007, 12:58 PM']hey i have a Compaq D500 Small Form Factor 1.6 Ghz 256MB ram and I was woundering if it would be able to handle a nVidia GeForce FX 5500 AGP 8x 256mb Video Card???
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Nope I think not, get a Geforce 6200 AGP with low profile

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[quote name='simon02' date='Apr 13 2007, 12:58 PM']hey i have a Compaq D500 Small Form Factor 1.6 Ghz 256MB ram and I was woundering if it would be able to handle a nVidia GeForce FX 5500 AGP 8x 256mb Video Card???

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#3
Posted 04/13/2007 10:51 AM   
OK would it be better to get a 128MB or a 256MB in My case???
OK would it be better to get a 128MB or a 256MB in My case???

#4
Posted 04/13/2007 11:51 AM   
OK would it be better to get a 128MB or a 256MB in My case???
OK would it be better to get a 128MB or a 256MB in My case???

#5
Posted 04/13/2007 11:54 AM   
[quote name='simon02' date='Apr 13 2007, 12:54 PM']OK would it be better to get a 128MB or a 256MB in My case???
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The good ol rule....The more, the better ;)
[quote name='simon02' date='Apr 13 2007, 12:54 PM']OK would it be better to get a 128MB or a 256MB in My case???

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The good ol rule....The more, the better ;)

Case: Antec P 180B. modded. 2 x 120mm Noctua fans.

Psu: Corsair HX 750W modular.

Mobo: EVGA 141-BL-E757-TR.

Cpu: Intel Core i7 920 2.6GHz @ 3.4 GHz.

Cpu cooler: Noctua NH-U12P SE1366.

RAM: Kingston HyperX 3GB DDR 3. 1600

Video cards: Sapphire HD 4890 Vapor-X Crossfire.

HDD: Western Digital Caviar 640gb Black edt.

Sound: Auzentech X-FI Prelude. Camebridge Desktop theatre 5.1 speakers.

#6
Posted 04/13/2007 04:24 PM   
that's not always true....larger amounts of ram on lower end video cards tend to mean higher latency...

EDIT: BTW I agree, a geforce 6200 would be the best bet...

[url="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814141051"]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814141051[/url]

here's a 256mb version...

[url="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814136004"]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814136004[/url]
that's not always true....larger amounts of ram on lower end video cards tend to mean higher latency...



EDIT: BTW I agree, a geforce 6200 would be the best bet...



http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814141051



here's a 256mb version...



http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814136004

#7
Posted 04/13/2007 06:44 PM   
ok so either card would fit and run good in my computer??? I think ill get the 256MB card. i have been told from hp that it may or may not work as my computer has not been tested with 8x or 256MB card.
ok so either card would fit and run good in my computer??? I think ill get the 256MB card. i have been told from hp that it may or may not work as my computer has not been tested with 8x or 256MB card.

#8
Posted 04/14/2007 12:22 AM   
mmm that card will cost me AU $105 im looking for something a bit cheaper
mmm that card will cost me AU $105 im looking for something a bit cheaper

#9
Posted 04/16/2007 07:17 AM   
do i need to get a low profile card???
do i need to get a low profile card???

#10
Posted 04/16/2007 10:57 AM   
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