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Best AGP 4x Low-Profile Video Card?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Amarnaman, 14 Sep 2007.

  1. Amarnaman

    Associate

    Joined: 23 Aug 2007

    Posts: 14

    Hi,

    I need to put a graphics card into an old Dell OptiPlex GX260 desktop but it can only take the low-profile cards. Is there anything better than a XFX GeForce 6200 for an AGP 4x slot?
     
  2. jeggsy

    Gangster

    Joined: 7 Feb 2007

    Posts: 160

    Location: Gloucestershire, UK

    Got loads of GX240's, 260's, 270's and 280's at work. Have used either the GF6200 or the ATI 9250.

    These cards do fine for work as they are only used for office based work and displaying the odd big Powerpoint presentation.

    If I remember, the AGP slot is V2.0 (4x) and the PSU will be a limit as well so either of the 2 cards above will be near the top of the list of available cards.

    What do you want to do with your PC ??? Games ???
     
  3. ACESHIGH

    Mobster

    Joined: 17 Aug 2005

    Posts: 4,305

    Probably not, but even if there is its going to be difficult to find i imagine.
     
  4. Amarnaman

    Associate

    Joined: 23 Aug 2007

    Posts: 14

    It's my uni office machine but I've switched to teaching games design/programming (I know... no chance) and I've been told there's no money until next year for a new one. I just wanted to improve my current meager position as best as I'm able. Maybe I should start a fund?
     
  5. Dureth

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 14 Mar 2005

    Posts: 2,198

    For games design programming I would think a 6200 would be fine. It supports everything in way of features and is fast enough to be playing around with anything a student would be dealing with.