Re: Dell computer and JFW

I have had this particular system running xp home with the ATI radion 7500 
video card since August of 2003, and have noticed absolutely no problem in 
performance.  Then again I turned off all the little extras that came with 
it and set the system up so it looks exactly like windows 98 does, so 
that's probably why.

At 03:23 PM 11/19/2004, you wrote:
>okay bill. So when jaws told me that I would need one of the m d i d i a
>viedeo cards what did they mean and do I have the lletters right?
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>From: "Bill" <bill.cam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Friday, November 19, 2004 12:54 PM
>Subject: Re: Dell computer and JFW
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> > the a t i 7500 video card, should be avoided in any new system, its slower
> > than ketchup.
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> > video cards have 3 issues with respect to speed.
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> > amount of memory, usually only benefits 3 d games.
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> > but the video memory speed and processor on the video card effect 2 d
> > performance, and the 7500 is an antique.
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> > i can not even find a 9000 any more.
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> > most stores low end a t i card is the 9200 now.
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> > realize a t i ships these with differant memory, with differant letter
> > extensions.
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> > so a 9200 s e is the slowest.
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> > pro is very fast and x t is faster yet.
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> > bottom line a 7500 in a new system would be a major bottle neck in a
> > system.
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> > personally i avoid the x t cards, because i do not want to have to have
> > anyfans assist in cooling, and usually pick a pro card.
> >
> > less heat also means longer life.
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> > the 9000 to 9600 range of cards is what i would recommend.
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> > their is very little differance between the 9000 and the 9500 and then the
> > 9600 represents a big performance jump.
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> > but you pay for it.
> > especially if you opt for the 9600 x t card.
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> > bill
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