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dlaw 01-09-06 05:14 PM

New Guy needs help
 
Hi All
Non gamer with problem.
MSI pcfx5200-vt128 updated drivers & now no post
AMI post error 8 beeps (display memory error).
Guess my card just died.
Need recommendation for a new card wth same or better functionallity.
4x/8x agp w/dual vga, tv tuner, nView and Personal Cinema.

Current system:
MSI box w/KT6 delta-LSR MS 6590 v2.0 ATX
ADM athlon XP K7 Barton 2500, 1.10 Ghz socket-a
Xerox 1Gb PC2700, 2x166 ub
AMI bios, VIA cs, Samsung SP1604N IDE 150Gb, 7200rpm
Fortron FSP400-60PNU ps - 3 fans
4xdvd,52cr cdrw
MS XP Pro, SP2

Any advice?

Infinity666 01-09-06 06:36 PM

Re: New Guy needs help
 
6600gt

supra 01-09-06 07:08 PM

Re: New Guy needs help
 
i would say 6600gt too, or maybe even a 6200 if your tight on cash

dlaw 01-09-06 09:28 PM

Re: New Guy needs help
 
Good choices but what about the TV tuner?

supra 01-10-06 01:09 AM

Re: New Guy needs help
 
i dont know much about tv tuners so cant help you there sorry

saturnotaku 01-10-06 04:37 AM

Re: New Guy needs help
 
A standalone TV tuner card with hardware encoding would be your best bet. The Personal Cinema doesn't support it. The Hauppauge (sp?) WinTV PVR-250 from the little research I've done seems to be the card of choice among most people.


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