GeForce 2 VGA Card

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by dreamworks, Jun 9, 2003.

  1. dreamworks

    dreamworks --== babyface ==--

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    Hello ..

    Would like to find out what is the difference of these cards? Which is better and what is recommended?

    GeForce 2 GTS Pro 32MB 5ns DDR
    GeForce 256 32MB
    GeForce 2 MX400

    My mainboard has a 4x AGP slot, will it fit these cards please?

    Thank you ...
     
  2. Eck

    Eck .user

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    GeForce 2 GTS Pro is the best, but get a 64MB version if you can... they will all run in 4x boards. GeForce 2 MXs are horrible. The 256 is a little better, and the GTS/Pro versions are the best GeForce 2s.
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    As Eck said, the GTS is the best option of the three, but try to get more memory if you're a gamer.
    All three cards will work with your AGP slot. :)
     
  4. Bretenn

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    how much is ur budget?
     
  5. dreamworks

    dreamworks --== babyface ==--

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    Not much thats for sure : )
     
  6. MX arent that bad. I have an MX400 with 32MB and I can run just about all of the newest games at 1024x768 with most of the options on high.
     
  7. Leo154

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    how, i have a gf2 ti and i cant... and a really good pc
     
  8. Bretenn

    Bretenn Guest

    rm200??
     
  9. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    i sorta doubt that... unless you have a tolerance for low framerates, low image quality, or your idea of 'newest' games are simcity 4, counterstrike, and freelancer. ut2k3, bf1942, and those types of games would run horribly on a gf2mx.

    dreamworks, that gts is a good choice. but, like everyone said, try to go for 64mb. i had a 64mb gts overclocked to gts pro for over 2 years... was great.
     
  10. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

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    well i have a geforce 2 mx 440 and i can still play most of the games out there with a decent framerate.
     
  11. adamg

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    mx440s are geforce 4s...
     
  12. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    gf4 mx's are equivalent to standard gf2's. gf2 mx's are below both of those by at least half.
     
  13. RagnaroK

    RagnaroK Must be dreaming...

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    I still got my gf2 mx400 and I'm running all the latest games ok... although... since I've had this card for a while now... the slow framerate don't seem noticeable to me. ;)
     
  14. CS works on ANY computer no matter what the specs are, lol.

    I used to play UT2003 and it ran really good at 1024x768 with almost everything on high.

    I play Vice City with draw distance on full and at 1024x768x16, although Ive played at 1152x768 (dont remember if it is 768) and I barely had any lag.

    Sim City 4 was kinda slow but it still was fast engouh to be able to play it.

    Postal 2 works very fast too.

    NOTE: I havent overclocked my card.

    Specs:
    Compaq Presario
    XP Pro
    AMD T-Bird 1GHz
    384 MB of PC2100
    GF2 MX400 with 32 MB
    Crappy and old SB.

    This computer is really stable.. never crashed once in the 2 years that I own it.

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    Back to topic.
    Get the GTS. If you can get a couple more bucks go for the GF4 MX or GF3 TI or just live with what u have and save up for a TI4200.
     
  15. Ice-Freezer

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    stop saying bull****
    only for ut2003 i beliva ya i ran it nicely on 1024x768 back in da days when i had geforce2mx 200pci 32mb
    now wiht my modded 9700 pro i run it at 1600x1200 6aa,16af nicely
    :)
    also my friend with geforce2mx 400 can berely play bf1942
    all low quality 800x600
    his specs xp1800,640mb ram etc.etc..
     
  16. You really need to stfu.

    If you dont believe me you can come to my house and watch me play these games at these resolutions.

    Maybe yr friend's pc is so f*cked up that he cant play games at higher resolutions.. ever heard of the word "Format"?
     
  17. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

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    guys chill, were not gonna start a flame here i hope ;) i agree with plaguewielder if you treat youre gf2 good then it will still play most games very good, cause its the same her on my pc.
     
  18. Taurus

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    :D :D :p :rolleyes:

    people have different ideas of what 'good' is. leave it at that.
     
  19. Exactly, but not only yr GF2. You gotta keep yr whole PC at good shape. I used a lot of tweaks to get my pc running as fast as it is right now and I advise you to do the same.
     
  20. No, its just that some people cant get their games to play good enough so they think that their computer is outdated and they go to buy a new card right away without even trying to look at what is wrong.