Quicksilver 933mhz: Most powerful video card?

Hess

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What would be the best/most powerful graphics video card I could get for my G4? It currently has a Rage 128 Pro. Thanks.
 

adcx64

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A radeon 9000 pro would be fine if you didn't want to break the bank. What will you be doing with this machine?
 

Hess

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Jun 21, 2011
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Pretty much just checking out You Tube videos and things like that. I'd like to be able to watch video in 360 or 480p. My computer freezes the screen whenever I view anything over 240p. Would this work, or am I on the wrong track? Thanks, I'm not hardware-savvy at all when it comes to this. But I LOVE this computer and don't want to give up on it.
 

adcx64

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Your asking too much sadly. Flash performance would not be so good even with a powerful card, which is the case for a lot of PowerPC machines.
 

Hess

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Thanks for your reply. I guess eventually I'll have to spring for a Intel Mac.
 

Jethryn Freyman

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Flash is going to be mostly down to your CPU, don't expect much out of 933MHz. Although if you're upgrading from a Rage 128 you would see some improvement.