graphics card for quicksilver

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by baby duck monge, Jul 31, 2004.

  1. baby duck monge macrumors 68000

    baby duck monge

    Feb 16, 2003
    Memphis, TN
    so i have a DP 1.0 ghz quicksilver with the geforce 4 64MB video card in it, and i was thinking that it might be about time to beef it up a little. right now there is a deal going on where i could get a radeon 9000 pro w/ 128MB VRAM for not too much, but i seem to remember hearing somewhere that cards over a certain level actually would not really add anything to my computer.

    does anyone know of a reason this might be true? if it is true, does it apply to this card, and what other cards could i get that would still do me some good?

    thanks for any help you can give me. i know that i can always come here to find good answers to random questions.
  2. slughead macrumors 68040


    Apr 28, 2004
    You have 4x AGP in that thing.

    The GeForce 3/4 is better than the 9000. A GeForce 4 Ti 4600 is about all you can/want to do..
  3. ChrisFromCanada macrumors 65816


    May 3, 2004
    Hamilton, Ontario (CANADA)
    See my sig. Yes, my video card is way over powered!

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