[K12OSN] Replacing old AGP card
balmquist at mindfirestudios.com
Wed Dec 13 14:58:07 UTC 2006
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I actually happen to have one, its a 5200FX. Great MPEG 2
acceleration with the binary drivers considering the age of the
I bought it for a MythTV box.
On Dec 13, 2006, at 7:54 AM, Rob Owens wrote:
> Huck, I did a very quick search of this card and can't
> find it. "5200" keeps coming up referencing an nvidia
> card. Is that number correct?
> --- Huck <dhuckaby at paasda.org> wrote:
>> you can get ati rage 5200 for cheap
>> Rob Owens wrote:
>>> Some of my thin clients have old AGP cards that
>>> display 1280x1024, so I'm looking to upgrade them.
>>> How good of a card should I be looking for? I'm
>>> suspecting that my motherboard might be a limiting
>>> factor if I get too high-end of a video card.
>>> The thin clients are old PII machines. The AGP
>>> has a "divider" that is closer to the monitor
>>> connector than to the opposite end of the card (I
>>> the position of the "divider" makes a difference,
>>> just not sure what exactly it means).
>>> In my price range are 2x, 4x, and 8x cards with
>>> 64, or 128 MB RAM. I'd like to get the best I
>>> without wasting money on a card that gets crippled
>>> my motherboard.
>>> Any suggestions are welcome.
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